Road Closures & Road Conditions

Gore District Road Closures



Temporary Road Closures for Motoring Mad Event

Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency and Gore District Council propose to close the following streets, on Friday 13 November 2020, between 7:30pm to 10:00pm for the Motoring Mad event

• Main Street (SH1) between Bowler Avenue, and Brennan Lane and Ordsal Street.
• Hokonui Drive (SH94) between Main Street (SH1) and Lyne Street
• Traford Street, between Hokonui Drive and Ordsal Street
• Ordsal Street, between Medway Street and Traford Street

There will be detour via the heavy traffic bypass:
• Southbound - Hyde Street & River Street
• Northbound - Norfolk Street, Richmond Street, Avon Street

Any person objecting to the proposed closures can lodge their objection in writing by 19 October 2020 to the Senior Safety Engineer at the office of the NZ Transport Agency, Level 2, AA Building, 450 Moray Place, PO Box 5245, Dunedin 9058.

This notice is pursuant to the Transport (Vehicular Traffic Road Closure) Regulations 1965

Irwell Street Temporary Closure

Irwell Street, between Fairfield and Ardwick streets, will be closed on Sunday 18 October, from 7.00am to 5.00pm. This is to allow for the Southland Rhododendron Festival.  

The closure is in accordance with Section 342 of the Local Government Act 1974.

Any enquiries to Senior Roading Operations Officer Murray Hasler, phone 209-0330.

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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