Road Closures & Road Conditions

Gore District Road Closures

ANZAC Day Dawn Parade

The following Gore streets will be closed to all traffic from 6.00am until 8.00am on Wednesday 25 April  for the ANZAC Day parade:

Bowler Avenue - from Fairfield to Main Streets

Fairfield Street - from Bowler Avenue to Mersey Street

Mersey Street - from Fairfield to Main Streets.

The closures are undertaken in accordance with section 342 of the Local Government Act 1974.

Any enquiries to Peter Standring, Transport Manager, 209-0330.


Gore CBD

The following streets in Gore’s central business area will be closed to through traffic between 6.00pm and 7.00am, for three or four days during the week starting Monday 16 April, to allow for the renewal of asphalt at the Hokonui Dr/Main St roundabout: 

  • Medway Street at the Norfolk St/River St roundabout
  • Medway Street at the intersection with Hokonui Dr (SH94)
  • Main Street at Mersey Street
  • Irk Street at the intersection with Main Street (SH1)
  • Hokonui Dr (SH94) at the intersection with Irwell and Norfolk streets

Detours will be in place at:

•             Southbound - via River St, Mersey St and rejoining at Main St (SH1)
•             Northbound – via Mersey St, River St and rejoining at Main St (SH1)
•             Eastbound – via Trafford St, Richmond St, Norfolk St and rejoining at Main St (SH1)

Access will be available to bars, restaurants and public toilets.


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River Street - Gore

River Street is closed to allow contractors to lay utilities infrastructure from the Mataura Valley Milk plant. 

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

All roads in the Gore District are open.

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