Closure Of Redoubt Road Onramp, Northbound
NZ Transport Agency – Auckland
Closure Of Redoubt Road Onramp,
The NZ Transport Agency advises
drivers that the Redoubt Road onramp, northbound, on
Auckland’s Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) at Manukau
will be closed tonight (Wednesday, 30 January) for
emergency repairs to a damaged guard rail. The work will be
carried out between 9pm and 5am.
The NZTA will have
detours in place along Great South Road, and drivers are
asked to follow the signposted routes.
The NZTA thanks you
for your co-operation during these essential improvements
and maintenance. For more information visit www.nzta.govt.nz or call 09 5200
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