Road Closures & Road Conditions

Gore District Road Closures


The Gore District Council’s roading team advises the following roads will be closed:

River Road 

River Road, between Diamond Peak Road and Heaps Road, will be closed to through traffic from Monday 17 September until Friday 21 September. The closure is to allow repairs to a bridge.


Kennedy Road

Kennedy Road will be closed to through traffic from Monday 24 September to Thursday 20 December to allow for the construction of a new bridge. There will be a temporary bridge bypass for light traffic only.


Whenever possible we will list upcoming road closures. Unless otherwise stated please contact our Transport Manager Peter Standring, phone 209 0330, for more information if required.

Gore District Road Conditions

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