Dartmoor, Waipunga and Vicarage Rd Bridges in the Hastings district will be closed for inspections next week for a day each. As they are single-lane bridges, no traffic will be able to pass over while works take place.
Two-yearly inspections, as well as more thorough six-yearly inspections, are required under Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Bridges, geotechnical structures and other significant structures inspection policy. These three closures are part of the six-yearly inspections.
Brookfields Bridge, three-day closure in late April
Later in the month, Brookfields Bridge, which crosses over the Tutaekuri River on Brookfields Road, Pakowhai, will be closed while contractors repair its expansion joint.
Brookfields Bridge closure times are Thursday 22, Friday 23 and Monday 26 April from 8.30am to 4pm, weather permitting. The bridge will re-open at the end of each day after 4pm, with a steel plate protecting the joint so the bridge can safely accommodate normal traffic and emergency vehicles.
Kuripapango Bridge work on track, bridge open on all public holidays
Now almost a month into the three-month Kuripapango Bridge strengthening programme, works are on target to be completed within our committed timeframe and within budget – with a 1 June completion date.
The bridge will be open to cars and vehicles under 22 tonnes during all public holidays. This includes the upcoming holidays on: Friday 2 April, Monday 5 April (Easter weekend) and Monday 26 April (Anzac day). For full bridge closure and opening times, please go to the council projects page at www.hastingsdc.govt.nz/kuripapango
3 May 2021
Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the Hastings District Council to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Hastings District Council shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Hastings District Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.
© Hastings District Council - / +64 6 871 5000 / email@example.com