Auckland Harbour Bridge lanes re-opening
6 January 2013
NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Regional Office
Auckland Harbour Bridge
The NZ Transport Agency says
the two lanes on the northbound box girder (clip-on) of the
Auckland Harbour Bridge will re-open just after midnight
following the successful completion of maintenance work.
The Curran Street on-ramp, which feeds north-bound traffic
onto the clip-on, and the Stafford Street off-ramp on the
North Shore will also be re-opening.
The NZTA's acting
State Highways Manager for Auckland and Northland, Steve
Mutton, says contractors took advantage of the general
slowdown in activity across the Auckland region during
Christmas and New year to re-surface 1400 square metres of
the two lanes, and complete other maintenance work.
“We really appreciate the support and patience we have
had from drivers during the closure," Mr Mutton says. "The
bridge is Auckland’s most critical transport link and the
re-surfacing work is part of the on-going maintenance work
we undertake every day of the year to ensure it remains in a
first class and safe condition for the tens of thousands of
Aucklanders who rely on it every day."
The two lanes have
been closed since Boxing Day.
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