Otara Bridge Strengthening Project


(Posted on: September 7)

Riverside Construction Limited, on behalf of the Manawatū District Council, will be closing the Otara Road Bridge to all traffic from 7am on Tuesday 2 October to 5pm on Friday 5 October 2018.

The Otara Road Bridge crosses the Rangitikei River at Ohingaiti.

The closure of the bridge is part of the Bridge Strengthening Project and is necessary to safely carry out work on the abutments and approaches to the bridge.

Important information:

When:       Closure starts from 7.00am Tuesday 2nd Oct 2018 to 5.00pm Friday 5th Oct 2018

Times:       The bridge will be closed at all times for the duration of the closure period

During the closure period, access from State Highway 1 to Rangiwahia will be from Mangaweka via Ruahine Road. Please note that there is an existing 6 tonne gross weight limit for all vehicles using Ruahine Road.

Thank you in advance for your patience.