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Scheduled Road Work: Lyttelton Tunnel - 15, 16, 17 & 18 July - 9 pm to 5:30 am

DELAYS: Scheduled Road Work

Lyttelton Tunnel - 15, 16, 17 & 18 July - 9 pm to 5:30 am

Scheduled Road Works

Last updated
13 Jul 2018 8:02am

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential works in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 9 pm and 5:30 am on 15, 16, 17 & 18 July 2018.

Normal traffic will be restricted to single lane operation for the hours stated, therefore some delays are expected. In addition, restrictions will also apply to the movement of dangerous goods.

Dangerous goods that necessitate tunnel closures will only be allowed to pass through the tunnel between the following periods:

  • 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm 
  • 5:30 am - 7:00 am 

At this stage, the following planned works will be 22, 23 & 24 July 2018 (TBC)

Please see attached updated programme for the rest of the year.

NZ Transport Agency apologises for the inconvenience caused to road users, however, these works are necessary and need to be undertaken to maintain and increase the safety and resilience of this essential freight route for both Christchurch and Canterbury.