Notification of weight and/or speed limits on bridges

Wednesday 15 August 2018

Several roads in Tasman District have fixed maximum weight and speed limits for heavy motor vehicles and combinations including a heavy motor vehicle. 

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to regulation 11(3) of the Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 1974, the Tasman District Council has fixed the following maximum weight and speed limits for heavy motor vehicles and combinations including a heavy motor vehicle on the bridge(s) described hereunder:

Bridge DescriptionWeight Limits
Max Weight on any one Axle kgGross Weight (Max Sum of Axle Weight) kgMaximum Speed Limit (km/h)

Sherry River Road

Granity Creek or Papa Bridge

N/A

N/A

10 km/hr

Tadmor - Glenhope Road

McConochies Bridge

N/A

N/A

10 km/hr

Rainy River Road

Swampy or Station or Gully Bridge

5,000 kg

19,000 kg

30 km/hr

Irvine Road

Wairoa River Bridge

5,000 kg

19,000 kg

30 km/hr

Aorere Valley Road

WalshStreamBridge

7,000 kg

8,000 kg

10 km/h

Collingwood-Puponga Road

Aorere Valley Bridge

N/A

N/A

30 km/hr

Packards Road

Packards Road Bridge

3,700 kg

N/A

N/A

Riwaka Valley Left Bank Road

Riwaka Left Bank

8,000 kg

N/A

N/A

Spring Creek Road

Spring Creek Bridge

5,000 kg

20,500 kg

10 km/hr

Kaka Limeworks Road

Jelineks Bridge

5,000 kg

15,200 kg

30 km/h

Owen Valley East Road

Brewery Creek Bridge

N/A

22,800 kg

30 km/h

Glengary Road

Glengary Bridge

N/A

25,200 kg

30 km/hr

Nuggety Creek Road

Buller River Bridge

5,000 kg

25,200 kg

10 km/hr

Peninsula Road

Peninsula Bridge

2,300 kg

3,500 kg

20 km/hr

Creighton Road

Ruskells Bridge

2,000 kg

8,500 kg

10km/hr

Lamb Valley Road

Hope Valley Bridge

N/A

27,000kg

30km/hr

Andrews Road

Andrews Road Bridge

6,400kg

37,700kg

10 km/hr

Dovedale Road

Eden Valley Stream Bridge

N/A

27,500kg

N/A

Baigent Road

Baigents Bridge

5,200 kg

7,700 kg

10 km/h

Polglaze Road

Polglaze Road Bridge

5,500 kg

11,500 kg

10 km/hr

Waitui Road

Rocky Creek Bridge

5,000 kg

N/A

10 km/hr

Parapara Valley Road

Parapara Valley Stream Bridge

N/A

20,500 kg

N/A

Cobb Valley Road

Sams Creek Bridge

N/A

N/A

10 km/hr

Baigent Reserve -  Wakefield

88 Valley Bridge – Ex. SH6

N/A

25,000kg

30km/hr

 Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 1974 Regulation 11

Attention is drawn to the applicable penalties and infringement fees set out in Schedule 1A or Part 3 of Schedule 1B of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999, which apply to infringements of these limits.

Janine Dowding, Chief Executive Officer, Tasman District Council.