Road Event Detail

Public Highway Information :

Location Area: SH 73 Otira to Arthurs Pass Village
Location(s): 073-0145/01.17-B - 073-0159/02.34-B AVALANCHE CRK BR TO ARTHURS PASS (NORTH) to OTIRA RVR BR (WEST ABUT) TO BLUFF CRK BR
Impact: Caution
Event Description(s): Resurfacing
Event Comments: Due to resurfacing works, this section of road will be closed in both directions from Monday 4th December to Friday 8th December and Wednesday 13th December to Friday 15th December between 10am and 6pm each day. Outside of these hours there will be Stop/Go traffic control in place. Plan your journey accordingly allowing extra time for your travel. Please note these works are weather dependent and may be postponed at short notice. For more information, visit
Alternative Route: During the closure, detour via SH7 Lewis Pass. Please note this detour will add approximately 40 minutes to your journey if traveling between Greymouth and Christchurch.
Expected Resolution: 15/12/2023 18:00

Event Details:

Event ID: 449602
Event Type: Area Warning
Status: Active

Time Line:

Start Date: 2023-12-05 10:00:00.0
Planned: Yes
End Date: 2023-12-15 18:00:00.0

More Information:

Island: South Island