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Auckland Harbour Bridge work resumes

Transit New Zealand Auckland Regional Office

12 May 2005

Auckland Harbour Bridge work resumes

Transit New Zealand advises that resurfacing work scheduled for the Auckland Harbour Bridge (AHB) will now run from Sunday 15 May to Thursday 16 June 2005, weather permitting. The closures will operate only at night from 9pm to 5.30am.

During these times the centre four lanes of the bridge will be closed to traffic, which will be able to use the clip-on lanes. The Curran Street on-ramp will also be closed during these times.

The advice to motorists is, where possible, to consider temporarily changing their driving patterns and/or consider other transportation options during the closures.

The work is part of continuing resealing work essential to the upkeep of the AHB. The application of a new polyurethane surface will result in fewer delays due to lower maintenance requirements.

Transit will be reminding drivers of the closures with signage on the motorways and near the bridge. There will also be a free call number kept updated (0800 RESEAL).

ENDS

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