Road Closures & Road Conditions

Gore District Road Closures


Irwell Street traffic disruptions

There will be disruptions to traffice in Irwell Street, in Gore, between SH94 (Hokonui Drive) to Fairfield Street from Friday 15 November until Thursday 28 November. This is due to our 3 Waters team needing to urgently replace a wastewater main, which collapsed this week affecting businesses in the area.


Main Street temporary closure

Main Street (SH1), from the roundabout at Hokonui Drive (SH94) to the roundabout at Hyde Street/Crombie Street intersection with Main Street, will be closed on Sunday 8 December between 9.30am and 6.00pm.  The closure is to allow for the Gore Santa Parade and Christmas in the Park.

There will be a detour in place via the heavy truck bypass: SH 1/Hyde Street/River Street and Richmond Street/ Avon Street/SH94.



Irk Street temporary closure

Irk Street will be closed between Main Street and the Gore New World/Smith City carparks, on Thursday 19 December, from 4.00pm until 8.30pm. The closure is for the Hokonui Radio Xmas Cash Giveaway. 


Falconer Road closure 

Falconer Road will be closed to through traffic from Monday 23 September until Saturday 30 November, depending on the weather. 

The closure is to allow for a major upgrade, which includes sealing the entire length of the road, earthworks, underground drainage and accessways.  

There will be restricted access for residents and to businesses via Waiau Street. This includes access to Transport Repairs. Traffic management will be in place throughout the construction period.


Whenever possible we will list upcoming road closures. Unless otherwise stated please contact our Transport Manager Peter Standring, phone 209 0330, for more information if required.

Gore District Road Conditions

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