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Road Work: SH73 Porter River Bridge essential repairs Tues 3, Wed 4, Thurs 5 & Fri 6 August 2021 - 7 pm - 5 am

Night Closures: Road Work

SH73 Porter River Bridge essential repairs Tues 3, Wed 4, Thurs 5 & Fri 6 August 2021 - 7 pm - 5 am

Last updated
22 Jul 2021 11:39am

There will be essential works to make permanent repairs to the Porter River Bridge following emergency repairs made following the Canterbury floods.

When

  • Tuesday 3 - 6 August (weather contingency will be 8 - 11 August instead).
  • Night work 7 pm to 5 am closed with openings on the hour to let waiting traffic through.
  • This work needs good weather and dates could change due to a weather event.

Where

The Porter River Bridge is about 8kms west of Lake Lyndon, between Lake Lyndon and Castle Hill Village/Cave Stream Scenic Reserve.

Who is Affected

All vehicles will have delays as above.

Why

A recent flooding event damage the approaches to the bridge. The bridge was quickly repaired to allow access across the island, and now we are making the permanent repairs.

Queries to

For any queries in regards to these works please contact email: southernlink@downer.co.nz.

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Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency apologies for any disruption this closure causes and any inconvenience to the transport industry.