Road Conditions, Closures & Delays


​​​Temporary Road Closure: Clyde Bridge Deck Repairs

In accordance with the Local Government Act 1974, Schedule 10.

Matau Street will be closed to ordinary vehicular traffic, between Blyth Street and the Clyde Bridge. Earnscleugh Road will be closed from Fruitgrowers Road to the Clyde Bridge.

The times of the closure will be between 8am and 6pm on Monday 13 March through to Friday 17 March and from Monday 20 March through to Friday 24 March 2017.

During the period of closure, the detour provisions will be via Fruitgrowers Road, the Clyde Dam and Sunderland Street for ordinary vehicular traffic that would otherwise use the closed roads.​

The bridge will be open from 6pm to 8am with a 30kph speed limit in force. Usual restrictions to Dam access will be in place during these times.​

​​4WD Track Conditions

Serpentine Track Vehicle Access

This public 4WD track, on the Rough Ridge mountains off the Old Dunstan Road, is not maintained and is currently in very poor condition. Council urges extreme caution on this track and stresses that it should not be used for single vehicle travel, but by groups of experienced 4WDers in convoy with full recovery gear carried at all times.


Temporary Road Closures for Events

​Below is a list of known upcoming events or activities that may cause delays and detours on the roads. This list will be updated regularly but will not include emergency work.

​Event​Date​Public Notice Details

Further Resources

Use the Quick Links to the right on this page to check out NZ Travel Times & Distances and current State Highway Conditions on the NZTA website for planning your travel.​​

Page reviewed: 13 Mar 2017 10:03am