Current Road Works and Closures

Monday 27 March 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

  • In early April, the road closure will be extended up to Noel Leeming. This means vehicles will no longer be able to enter or exit Queen Street via McIndoe Place.
  • Other sections of the street are down to one lane at times and parking 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

Aaron Creek Road Various High shoulder removal and water table cleaning 27 March 31 March
Motupipi Street Carpark   Upgrade works 27 March 31 March
Central Takaka Road   Cleaning water chanel and finish reseal 27 March 31 March
Bird Road Various Metalling 27 March 31 March



Douglas Road and Waiwhero Road

Various Flanking 27 March 31 March

Motueka River West Bank Road

Various Spraying 27 March 31 March


No works planned        






Lee Valley Road Various Digouts 27 March 31 March
Kerr Hill Road   Granular overlay, shoulder strengthening, digouts and sealing 27 March 11 April



Little Sydney Road

Various Flanking 27 March 31 March

Kina Peninsula & Marriages Road

Various Spraying 27 March 31 March



Neudorf Road

Various Digouts 27 March 31 March

Gardner Valley Road & Stagecoach Valley Road

Various Spraying 27 March 31 March



Rural areas

 Various  Spraying  27 March 31 March 

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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