Road Closures & Road Conditions

Gore District Road Closures


Waiau Street Closure

Waiau Street will be closed at the northern end to through traffic from 7.00am Monday 29 July until Friday 9 August (approximately). The closure is to allow for renewal of a wastewater pipeline outside #1 and #2. There will be access for business and property owners via Falconer Road.

Charlton Lane Closure

Charlton Lane will be closed to through traffic between #34 and #38 from 7.00am Wednesday 31 July until Wednesday 14 August (approximately). The closure is to allow for the renewal of a wastewater pipeline.

Brennan Lane Access Restrictions

Access to Brennan Lane from Medway Street will be closed from Wednesday 7 August to Friday 9 August. This is to allow for the replacement of a water main valve outside Conner & Fitzpatrick.

Traffic will be able to access the Brennan Lane carpark and Mersey Lane from Mersey Street, and exit on to Medway Street.

Work will be carried out at night, as well as during the day, to minimise the impact on businesses. The water supply will be shut down from 11.00pm until 4.00am to properties in Brennan and Tamworth Lanes, and the section of Medway Street from Brennan Lane to River Street.

Landslip Valley Road Closure

Landslip Valley Road will be closed to through traffic from Wednesday 24 July to Friday 16 August to allow for the construction of a new bridge. It will be closed from State Highway One (Waipahi Highway) at Pukerau to Dynes Road. There will be access up to the construction site, but not through it.

There will be a detour signposted.


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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