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Road Closure: SH1 North Canterbury Major Works programme - October and November 2021

Night Closures: Road Closure

SH1 North Canterbury Major Works programme - October and November 2021

Last updated
15 Oct 2021 7:16am

There will be essential works as part of the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency annual renewals programme in October and November 2021.

When

  • From 18 October until late November 2021
  • Works will be undertaken moving progressively south as each site is completed - check our Traffic and Travel page for updated dates as work progresses 
  • This work needs good weather and dates could change due to weather events or a change in COVID-19 alert levels.
  • There will be further work in 2022, this will be communicated in December.

Where

Site 1: Kekerengu Store - from 18 October for four nights

  • 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm: ROAD CLOSED
  • 11:30 pm - 12:00 am: Road open
  • 12:00 am - 1:30 am: ROAD CLOSED
  • 1:30 am - 2:30 am: Road open
  • 2:30 am - 4:30 am: ROAD CLOSED
  • 4:30 am: Road open

Site 2: Mororimu North - nights until Labour Weekend moratorium for three nights

  • 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm: ROAD CLOSED
  • 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm: Road open
  • 11:30 pm - 2:00 am: ROAD CLOSED
  • 2:00 am - 5:30 am: Road open
  • 5:30 am - 7:00 am: ROAD CLOSED
  • 7:00 am: Road open

Site 3: The Canopy - nights after Labour Weekend for four nights

  • 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm: ROAD CLOSED
  • 11:30 pm - 12:00 am: Road open
  • 12:00 am - 2:30 am: ROAD CLOSED
  • 2:30 am - 3:00 am: Road open
  • 3:00 am - 7:00 am: ROAD CLOSED
  • 7:00 am: Road open

Site 4 & 5: Punchbowl - two sites early November for nine nights total

  • 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm: ROAD CLOSED
  • 11:30 pm - 12:00 am: Road open
  • 12:00 am - 2:30 am: ROAD CLOSED
  • 2:30 am - 3:00 am: Road open
  • 3:00 am - 7:00 am: ROAD CLOSED
  • 7:00 am: Road open

Site 6: Omihi - mid-November for five days (no closures)

Site 7: Pukeko Junction - mid-November for six nights (no closures)

Who is Affected

  • Sites 1 to 5 will have night works in place from 8pm to 6am. SH1 CLOSED with openings timed with Ferry Crossing times.
  • Site 6 will have daytime Stop / Go in place.
  • Site 7 will have night works with no closures.
  • Only one major site will be in place at one time, but there may be other sealing, repairs, or emergency works taking place at any time.

Why

  • Every summer Waka Kotahi repairs parts of the highway as part of the renewals programme. SH1 has a larger amount of renewals in 2021 and 2022 due to access being restricted whilst NCTIR were completing their program.

Queries to

Any questions in regards to the work please email: southernlink@downer.co.nz

Waka Kothai NZ Transport Agency apologies for any disruption these closures cause and any inconvenience to the transport industry.