Takaka Hill road one-night closure

1 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineSeptember 3, 2020

SH60 Takaka Hill road – Site 11 damaged section of guardrail that requires urgent repair for the safety of road users and crew working beneath the barrier.

Takaka Hill road will be CLOSED overnight to all traffic, between Riwaka and Upper Takaka, from 9pm Sunday 6 September to 5am Monday 7 September, for emergency barrier repair works.

This essential work is being carried out to ensure motorists‘ safety while driving on the road, and the safety of NZ Transport Authority crew who are working beneath the damaged section of barrier at Site 11.

In the event of bad weather, this work will be carried out the following night, Monday 7 September, from 9pm to 5am.

“While we encourage people to avoid the road during this one-night closure, the road will open for essential travel at 1.30am (Takaka to Nelson) and 1.45am (Nelson to Takaka). Emergency services will be able to use the road at all times,” says the NZTA.