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While AT Metro and our bus operators try to minimise disruption to your travel plans, sometimes it is necessary for buses to detour using surrounding roads to avoid an area where roadworks occur. This may cause delays to services and/or bus stops being temporarily closed or relocated.

List of areas where bus detours and/or stop closures are in place:

Botany Road - Sunday 24 February to Saturday 9 March 2019

Date: Sunday 24 February to Saturday 9 March 2019
Time: 9pm to 5am
Description: A one way detour is required to carry out road rehabilitation. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 72M and 735 bus services.

To Panmure/Half Moon Bay To Botany
Buses will travel along Botany Road as normal Buses will travel along Millhouse Drive as normal
Right to Tarnica Road Left to Kilimanjaro Drive
Left to Kilimanjaro Drive Right to Tarnica Road
Right to Millhouse Drive Left to Botany Road
Then as normal Then as normal

Detour required for 733 and 744 bus services.

To Bucklands Beach/Half Moon Bay To Botany
Buses will travel along Botany Road as normal Buses will travel along Botany Road as normal
Right to Tarnica Road Left to Milhouse Drive
Left to Kilimanjaro Drive Right to Kilimanjaro Drive
Left to Millhouse Drive Right to Tarnica Road
Right to Botany Road Left to Botany Road
Then as normal Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services affected
259 Botany Road (6053) Opposite 232 Botany Road (1908) 733 to Bucklands Beach & 734 to Half Moon Bay
325 Botany Road (6235) 72M to Panmure & 735 to Half Moon Bay
Botany Road opposite Golflands (6031) Opposite 321 Botany Road (6230) 72M, 733, 734, 735 to Botany
Opposite 291 Botany Road (1998)
134 Millhouse Drive (1936) 66 Millhouse Drive (6024) 72M & 735 to Botany
172 Millhouse Drive (6212)

Chapel Road - Sunday 17 February and Monday 18 February 2019

Date: Sunday 17 February and Monday 18 February 2019
Time: 10:00pm to 6:00am
Description: A detour is required for full pavement rehabilitation. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 35 (Manukau Bus Station to Botany Via Chapel Road) bus services.

To Botany Town Centre To Manukau Bus Station
Chapel Road as normal Ormiston Road as normal
Right to Flat Bush School Road Left to Haddington Drive
Left to Brookview Drive Right to Brookview Drive
Left to Haddington Drive Right to Flat Bush School Road
Right to Ormiston Road Left to Chapel Road
Then as normal Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
80 Chapel Road (2136) Chapel Road Opposite Summerset Retirement (6967)  35
140 Chapel Road (2236) Chapel Road Opposite Summerset Retirement (6967)  35
164 Chapel Road (2134) Ormiston Town Centre by PAK'nSAVE (2452) 35
Corner Ormiston and Chapel Road (2446) Ormiston Town Centre by PAK'nSAVE (2452) 35
Opposite 160 Chapel Road (2121) Ormiston Town Centre opposite PAK'nSAVE (2305) 35
Opposite 142 Chapel Road (2123) Ormiston Town Centre Opposite PAK'nSAVE (2305) 35

Dominion Road - Friday 16 November to Mid - February 2019

Date: Friday 16 November to Mid - February 2019.
Time: 24/7
Description: A detour is required as part of the double decker clearance project. Some delays can be expected.

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
217 Dominion Road (8407) 195 - 197 Dominion Road

Franklin Road - Monday 7 January to Thursday 28 February 2019

Date: Monday 7 January to Thursday 28 February 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A road closure is required to pour a speed table and install overhead street lights. Some delays can be expected

Detour required for 106 (Freemans Bay Loop) service

Clockwise
Victoria Street West as normal
Left to Wellesley Street West
Right to Hobson Street
Right to Union Street
Left to Wellington Street
Left to Howe Street
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
210 Victoria Street West (7106) 156 Victoria Street West (7104)
Opposite 78 Franklin Road (1349) 145 Howe Street (7237)
147 Wellington Street (7270)
97 Wellington Street (7267)

Line Road - Wednesday 9 January - End of May 2019

Date: Wednesday 9 January 2019 to end of May 2019
Time: 7am to 7pm
Description: A road closure is required for a storm water upgrade project. Some delays can be expected

Detour required for 744 service.

To St Heliers To Panmure
Remain on Apirana Avenue Remain on West Tamaki Road
Right to St Heliers Bay Road Left to St Heliers Bay Road
Right to West Tamaki Road Left to Apirana Road
Resume normal route Resume normal route


Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
51 Line Road (1853) Stop A Glen Innes (8799) 744 (to St Heliers)
21 Line Road (7826) 4 Mt Taylor Drive (7971)
8 Line Road (7833) Opposite 28 Mt Taylor Drive (7974) 744 (to Panmure)
38 Line Road (1826)
Line Road near Taniwha Street (7280) 18 Point England Road (7559)

Millwater Parkway - Monday 24 September until further notice

Date: Monday 24 September until further notice
Time: 24/7
Description: A detour is required to construct a wastewater tunnel and associated components.Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 985 bus service. 

To Orewa To Hibiscus Coast Station
Millwater Parkway as normal Arran Drive as normal
Stop - Bus stop 4559 at 187 Millwater Parkway Left - Millwater Parkway
Stop - Bus stop 4561 at 273 Millwater Parkway Stop - Bus stop 4554 opp 259 Millwater Parkway
Right - Arran Drive Stop - Bus stop 4552 opp 189 Millwater Parkway
Then as normal Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops

7 Bankside Road (4557)

Opp 259 Millwater Parkway (4554)
Opp 299 Millwater Parkway (4556)
345 Millwater Parkway (4563)

Bankside Road by Stables Lane (4551)

Opp 189 Millwater Parkway (4552)

Opp 62 Bankside Road by Butler Stoney Crescent (4553)

Opp 26 Bankside Road by Maddison Terrace (4555)

Opp 3 Bankside Road (4550)

273 Millwater Parkway (4561)

Opp 299 Millwater Parkway (4556)

Bankside Road by Miller Rise (4544)

187 Millwater Parkway (4559)

58 Bankside Road by Manuel Road (4546)

20 Bankside Road (4548)

Mt Smart Road - Tuesday 11 July to Friday 1 March 2019

Date: Wednesday 11 July to Friday 1 March 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A detour is required until infrastructure is completed. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 295 bus service.

To City To Ellerslie
Onehunga Mall as normal Mt Smart Road as normal
Straight or continue via Onehunga Mall Right to Manukau Road
Right to Trafalgar Street Left to Trafalgar Street
Right to Manukau Road Left to Onehunga Mall
Left to Mt Smart Road Straight continue via Onehunga Mall
Then as normal Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
17 Mt Smart Road (1833) 713 Mt Albert Road (8553) 295
67 Mt Smart Road (1831) 449 Onehunga Mall (8472) 295
8 Mt Smart Road (1836) Opp 713 Mt Albert Road (8852) 295
70 Mt Smart Road (1834) 444 Onehunga Mall (8475) 295

Porchester Road - Wednesday 27 February 2019

Date: Wednesday 27 February 2019
Time: 7pm to 5am
Description: A detour is required. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 365 bus service.

To Manukau To Papakura
No change Buses will travel along Porchester Road as normal
Then left to Waitaua Street
Right to Arimu Road
Right to Old Wairoa Road
Left to Porchester Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
29 Porchester Road (2579) Subway Road outside Countdown (2586)
Opposite 33 Porchester Road (2728) 88 Porchester Road (2664)

Ranfurly Road - Monday 1 February 2019 until further notice

Date:  Monday 1 February 2019 until further notice
Time: 24/7
Description: A road closure is required to install essential Watercare pipes for the HUNUA 4 project. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 520 bus service.

AM Trip (To School) PM Trip (From School)
Campbell Crescent as normal Manukau Road as normal
Buses will stop at a temporary bus stop at the corner of Campbell Crescent and Market Road Left to Campbell Crescent
Continue on Campbell Crescent Buses will stop at temporary stop near Puriri Drive to pick up students
Right to Manukau Road then as normal Continue on Campbell Crescent
Left to Manukau Road then as normal

Detour required for route 006 bus service.

AM Trip (To School) PM Trip (From School)
Campbell Crescent as normal Manukau Road as normal
Buses will stop at a temporary bus stop at the corner of Campbell Crescent and Market Road Left to Clyde Street
Continue on Campbell Crescent Right to Margot Street
Right to Manukau Road then as normal Right to Mt St John Avenue
Left to Manukau Road
Left to Campbell Crescent
Buses will stop at temporary stop near Puriri Drive to pick up students
Continue on Campbell Crescent
Left to Manukau Road then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services affected
43 Ranfurly Road (7697) 240 Manukau Road (8708) 006
9 Ranfurly Road (8259)
St Cuthbert's Bus Bay (1506) Temporary bus stop near Puriri Drive 006, 520
137 Market Road Opposite St Cuthbert's (1753) Temporary bus stop at the corner of Campbell Crescent and Market Road 006, 520

Richardson Road - Tuesday 26 February and Wednesday 27 February 2019

Date: Tuesday 26 February and Wednesday 27 February 2019
Time: 7pm to 5am
Description: A road closure is required to seal pavement. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 25B and 253 bus service.

To City To Blockhouse Bay
Buses will travel to White Swan Road as normal Buses will travel to Denbigh Avenue as normal
Then left to Richardson Road Continue on to Stoddard Road
Right to Maioro Street Left to Maioro Street
Right to Stoddard Road Left to Richardson Road
Continue on to Denbigh Avenue Right to White Swan Road
Resume normal route Resume normal route

Detour required for route 68 bus service.

To City To Blockhouse Bay
Buses will travel to White Swan Road as normal Buses will travel to Richardson Road as normal
Then left to Richardson Road Right to Dominion Road
Right to Maioro Street Left to Denbigh Avenue
Right to Stoddard Road Continue on to Stoddard Road
Continue on to Denbigh Avenue Left to Maioro Street
Right to Dominion Road Left to Richardson Road
Left to Richardson Road Right to White Swan Road
Resume normal route Resume normal route


Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services affected
143 May Road (8597) 3 White Swan Road (8921) 25B and 253
127 May Road (7894)
Opposite 106 May Road (1407) 8 Denbigh Avenue (8596)
May Road near Stoddard (7896)
76 May Road (1702) 5 Denbigh Avenue (7285)
Opposite 127 May Road (1419) 8 White Swan Road (8918)
465 Richardson Road (8933)
510 Richardson Road (8930) 3 White Swan Road (8921) 68
542 Richardson Road (8932) Opposite 599 Richardson Road (1872)
570 Richardson Road (8934)
567 Richardson Road (8939) 593 Richardson Road (1879)
527 Richardson Road (8937)
493 Richardson Road (8935) 8 White Swan Road (8918)
465 Richardson Road (8933)

Riddell Road - Wednesday 13 February to Saturday 23 February 2019

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Saturday 23 February 2019
Time: 7am to 7pm
Description: A road closure is required to resurface the road. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 783 bus service.

Clockwise Anti-Clockwise
No change St Heliers Bay Road as normal
Right to Maskell Street
Right to Berwick Street
Left to Riddell Road
Then as normal

Detour required for 414 school bus service.

AM Trip PM Trip
No change St Heliers Bay Road as normal
Right to Maskell Street
Right to Berwick Street
Left to Riddell Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
16 Riddell Road (7242) 44 Riddell Road (8860)

Te Atatu Road - Sunday 20 January to Friday 22 February 2019

Date: Sunday 20 January to Friday 22 February 2019
Time: 8:30pm to 5:30am
Description: A road closure is required. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 131 and 133 bus service.

To Henderson To Te Atatu
No change Great North Road as normal
Left to McLeod Road
Left to Te Atatu Road
Then as normal


Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
263 Great North Road (5853) 285 Great North Rd Waitakere (5851)
18 Te Atatu Road (5112)
40 Te Atatu Road (5110)
60 Te Atatu Road (5108) 114 Te Atatu Rd (5104)
80 Te Atatu Road (5106)

Wallace Road - Sunday 24 February to Thursday 28 February 2019

Date: Sunday 24 February to Thursday 28 February 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A road closure is required to safely install a new storm water and drainage line. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 313 bus service.

To Onehunga  To Manukau
Wallace Road as normal St George Street as normal
Right to Fairview Road Remain on St George Street
Left to Carruth Road Right to Carruth Road
Left to St George Street Right to Fairview Road
Then as normal Left to Wallace Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
Opposite 22 Wallace Road (6549) 35 St George Street (6525) 313
53 Wallace Road (6551) 81 Wallace Road (6553) 313
58 Wallace Road (6550) 80 Wallace Road (6552)  313
34 Wallace Road (6746) 52 St George Street (6520) 313