Repairs to Hanging Rock Bridge 341

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Published: 14 Mar 2023

What’s happening?

We’re completing repairs to Hanging Rock Bridge 341, which crosses the Opihi River between Winchester Hanging Rock Road and Opihi Road.

UPDATE: 14 MARCH 2023 - When is the bridge expected to be open again? 

The bridge is expected to reopen on the morning of Wednesday, 15 March.  There will still be speed restrictions (30km/hr) on-site and short delays are possible at times while final repairs are completed.

Picture of Hanging Rock BridgeAerial Pic of Hanging Rock Bridge


When are the repairs taking place? 

Works recommenced in the week beginning Monday 30 January 2023, and repairs are expected to be fully completed within three months.

Bridge Closure/Detour Routes 

To facilitate efficient completion of repairs, we wish to advise that a temporary full bridge closure will be put in place from Wednesday 22nd February, extending through to Tuesday 14th March. A detour will be in place as below:

We thank residents and road users for their ongoing patience and cooperation, and will notify further should the timeframes for closure change.

Any queries can be directed to the Land Transport Unit on 03 687 7200.

Last updated: 20 Mar 2023