Road Closures & Road Conditions

Gore District Road Closures

River Street - Gore

River Street, Gore’s southern heavy traffic bypass, will be closed to through traffic between the Medway Street/SH 1 roundabout and the Mersey Street intersection from Saturday 15 July at 7.00am until Monday 17 July at 7.00pm.

The closure is to allow repairs to the railway crossing. A detour will be in place at the Medway Street/SH1 roundabout. 

Detour map [JPG, 665 KB]

MacGibbon Road - Gore

There will be intermittent traffic delays and road closures on MacGibbon Road, between the intersection with Mountain Road and State Highway 1 for about two months, starting Wednesday 28 June. this is to allow contractors lay utilities infrastructure from the Mataura Valley Milk plant, at McNab just north east of Gore, into the town. 


Whenever possible we will list upcoming road closures. Unless otherwise stated, please contact our Transport Manager Peter Standring, phone 203 0990, for more information if required.

Gore District Road Conditions

There are no roads presently affected by weather-related events.

For updates on state highways in the South Island go to the New Zealand Transport Agency website.

For road condition updates throughout New Zealand, check out the Facebook page Road LERT Info.

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