Current Road Works and Closures

Monday 20 February 2017

This page lists current and planned road works and infrastructure maintenance and is updated weekly. Please note that the list is indicative only, as weather and unforeseen emergency events may affect roads at short notice.

Planned Roadworks and Closures

Queen Street Upgrade

  • From Thursday 16 February, a section of the street will be reduced to one lane and traffic control will be in place.
  • The street is completely closed to traffic from Gladstone Road to the McIndoe Place intersection.
  • Parking from Gladstone Road to the Richmond Library is limited.
  • Please take extra care and follow the instructions of traffic controllers.
  • Read more about the Queen Street Upgrade

Wangapeka River Road - Dart River Ford

The Dart River ford is a concrete ford that water will flow over at all times. Due care needs to be taken when assessing to cross or not. Trampers need to allow an extra day in case the river is high as there is no other available crossing.

Graham Valley South Branch Road

The road is currently open but can be closed at any time without notice due to slips.  Please contact DOC's Motueka Office to check conditions.

Current Roading and Infrastructure Works

Road Name



Expected Start Date

Estimated Completion Date

Golden Bay

Local roads (East Takaka towards Takaka) Various Spraying 20 February 24 February
Local Roads Various Mowing 20 February 24 February
Aorere Road, McShanes Road, East Takaka Road, Beach Road and McCallum Road Various Culvert works 20 February 24 February



 Motueka Valley, Kerr Hill and Stock Road

Various Flanking 20 February 24 February

Chings Road, Sandy bay-Mareahau Road and Riwaka-Kaiteriteri Road

Various Road repairs 20 February 24 February


Urban Roads Various Spraying 20 February 24 February






Hart Road and Higgins Road Various Spraying 20 February 24 February



No works planned




No works planned




 No works planned


Please note many of these activities are weather dependent.

NZTA Nelson, Malborough and Tasman Maintenance Programme

There are a number of other roadworks happening on the State Highway network across the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions.

For further information on the locations and type of works taking place, visit the NZTA website.

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