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Road Work: State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura between Peketa and Goose Bay

Caution: Road Work

State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura between Peketa and Goose Bay

Schedule Road Closures

Detour route
Inland Rd Route 70
Start
2 Jan 2017 12:00am
End
31 Dec 2017 12:00am
Last updated
23 Nov 2017 9:53am

Kaikoura State Highway 1 south open/closed schedule includes a five day closure for work to be completed for the end of the year

State Highway 1 (SH1), South of Kaikoura between Peketa and Goose Bay is currently closed, the road will open again 7 am on Saturday 25 November.

  • Each day a drive through for locals will occur at 7 am and at 6 pm-8 pm, then closed for the day and overnight.
  • Saturday 25 November – Sunday 26 November open from 7 am to 8 pm. 
  • Inland Route 70 is open but it has a number of work sites in place due to the recent heavy rain. Motorists are advised to expect delays.

The next five-day work week, the highway will close on Sunday night, 26 November at 8pm and remain closed until Saturday 2 December at 7am:

  • State Highway 1 between Peketa and Goose Bay will be closed all day Monday 27 November to Friday 1 December
  • Each day a drive through for locals will occur at 7 am and at 6 pm-8 pm, then closed for the day and overnight.
  • State Highway 1 between Peketa and Goose Bay will reopen 7 am Saturday 2 December
  • The inland road (Route 70) between Waiau and Kaikoura is the alternate route during this closure 24/7

From Saturday 2 December State Highway 1 (SH1), South of Kaikoura between Peketa and Goose Bay will typically be open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from 7 am to 8 pm and closed to traffic on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, is expected to continue until Friday 15 December when the road will reopen during the day (exact timing to be confirmed.

From Saturday 16 December State Highway 1 between Peketa and Goose Bay and Mangamaunu to Clarence from 7 am to 8:30 pm daily and closed overnight.

“The NCTIR crews understand that these extended closures are not ideal for local residents but are determined to have the highway completed for 15 December, for everyone’s benefit,” says Tresca Forrester, NCTIR Journey Manager.