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If you are visiting Auckland..

next month during the weekend of September 4th then you would be wise to revise your plans, especially if you have a plane to catch and are coming from the north. All of the Southern Motorway's southbound lanes will be closed for 36hrs. This will cause major chaos and traffic jams not only on the motorway systems but Auckland wide as traffic diverts elsewhere.

www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm…

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1. Re: If you are visiting Auckland..

This could only happen in Auckland. Best of luck drivers I for one will remain south of the Bombay's.

Thanks Zappers for bringing the matter up. It will need to be kept on page 1 for the next couple of weeks.

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too late to change. i arrive saturday, sep 4 at 7pm and leave sunday at 8pm. will there be any issues traveling north from the airport to cbd? i asssume no since only southbound closed.

how much longer going southbound from cbd if you take the sw motorway? since it is a sunday i assume traffic wont be that bad.

any good hotels south of the airport near kohekohe?

Edited: 13 August 2010, 06:21
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Pre-warned is pre-armed perry. I'll let some of the Auckland members answer in more detail but I would expect some delay even if you are heading north as traffic heading south gets lost and tries to find their way through the suburbs.

And don't assume anything, Auckland traffic can catch you out at anytime! ;)

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More information-

www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm…

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So instea of being stuck in a delay for a long time, it will be a really long time!

To be fair I was there the other week and it didn't seem to be as bad as 3 months earlier, or that just that I'm getting used to it?

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And some more;

www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm…

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