Emergency closure of SEART southbound link to Onehunga
27 June 2013
NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Regional Office
Emergency closure of SEART southbound link
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that
the SEART (Southeastern Highway) southbound link to Onehunga
in Auckland will be closed tonight for emergency works to
clean up after a spill earlier today.
The work will be
carried out between 8pm and 5am due to
reduced traffic volumes and to minimise disruption to road
People should allow extra time for their travel if
they are using SEART to drive to Auckland International
Airport. A signposted detour will be in place.
updates and information about this work, or any other
motorway issues please call Auckland Motorways on 09 5200
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