Road Works & Closures

 

Click on the above banner for information about the Catlins Alternative Coastal Route road works.

All other Southland road works and closures are listed in the table below. 

Please keep a look out for these and take care when travelling through work sites. Below are some of the roads in the District which are currently subject to work.

Location

Road Works & Restrictions

Wyndham Valley Road, Redan

Council will close Wyndham Valley Road from Calder Road for approximately two kilometres, between 8am on Wednesday 4 April until 5pm on Friday 20 April.
The road will be closed to upgrade the bridge.
A detour will not be available.

Riverton, Palmerston St (State Highway 99)

Temporary closure of Palmerston St (State Highway 99), from Princess St to Osborne St, to traffic between 10am and 11am on Wednesday 25 April 2018. 

The road will be closed for the annual ANZAC Day parade. A detour will be available via Havelock St and Jetty St.

Waianiwa Oporo Road

Temporary Road Closure Waianiwa Oporo Road from Oporo Flat Road to Argyle Otahuti Road to through traffic. Due to unforeseen circumstances the original road closure for this road has been extended for three weeks until 5.00pm Tuesday 27 March 2018.

The Mataura Island-Titiroa bridge

The Mataura Island-Titiroa bridge has been closed, effective immediately, because of public safety concerns about its stability. 
The structure will be tested on 8 November  to assess its condition, after which a decision on the bridge’s future will be made. 

Colac Foreshore Road, Colac Bay

A section of this road has been temporarily closed to traffic for safety reasons due to continued damage from coastal erosion. Alternative access to the Colac Bay township is available via Colac Bay Rd, which runs off State Highway 99.

Chaslands Highway, Southern Scenic Route

The Chaslands Highway is open but traffic management, including a speed restriction, is in place. A 75 metre temporary road has been built after a section collapsed due to a massive slip.

 

The road will be closed for the annual ANZAC Day parade. A detour will be available via Havelock St and Jetty St.