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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:

Benson Road/Lucerne Road - Monday 13 August to Sunday 26 August 2018

Date: Monday 13 August to Sunday 26 August 2018
Time: 7:00am to 7:00pm
Description: A detour is required to install a new kerb and cesspits. Some delays can be expected. 

Detour required for 755 Benson Road to Britomart bus services. 

To Britomart From Britomart
Start journey at 60 Lucerne Road (7760) From Benson Road:
Right to Upland Road
Left to Kenny Road
Right to Lucerne Road
End journey at 60 Lucerne Road (7760)

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
44 Lucerne Road (7758) 60 Lucerne Road (7760)
98 Benson Road (7482) 56 Benson Road (1708)

Birkenhead Avenue - Sunday 17 June until further notice

Date: Sunday 17 June 2018 until further notice
Time: 8:00pm to 6:00am
Description: A one-way closure is required to provide a safe area for contractors to upgrade the Birkenhead Town Centre. Some delays can be expected. 

Detour required for the 973, 974, 975 and 976 bus services.

To City To Beach Haven
No Change Onewa Rd as Normal
Remain as Normal Route Straight ahead to Highbury Bypass
Then as normal


Detour required for the 957 bus service.

To Birkenhead Wharf To Albany
Birkenhead Ave as Normal No changes
Right - Highbury Bypass Remain on normal route
Left - Mokoia Road
Right - Hinemoa Street
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
63 Birkenhead Avenue (3901) 264 Onewa Road (4084) 973, 974, 975, 976
157 Hinemoa Street (4263) 957
64 Mokoia Road (4106) 116 Mokoia Road (4110) 973, 974, 975, 976

 

McClymonts Road and Elliot Rose Avenue - Sunday 26 August 2018

Date: Sunday 26 August 2018
Time: 8pm to 5am
Description: A detour is required to repaint the lanes and lay temporary barriers along the motorway. Some delays can be expected. 

Detour required for the Northern Express.

To City To Albany/Hibiscus Coast Station
Albany Station as normal No changes
Left - Oteha Valley North Bound Off Ramp
Right - Oteha Valley Road
Right - State Highway 1 Southbound On Ramp
Then as normal

Detour required for the Skybus North Shore Airport Express.

To Airport To Albany
Depart - Civic Crescent as normal No changes
Straight - Appian Way
Right - Oteha Valley Road
Right - State Highway 1 Southbound On Ramp
Then as normal

Detours required for the 880 Albany Loop bus service.

Anti-Clockwise Clockwise
McClymonts Road as normal Albany Station as normal
Straight - Medallion Drive Right - Cornerstone Drive
Left - Oteha Valley Road Left - Oteha Valley Road
Left - Cornerstone Drive U-turn - Roundabout
Left - Albany Station Continue - Oteha Valley Road
Then as normal Right - Medallion Drive
Continue - McClymonts Road
Then as normal

Detours required for the 887 bus service.

To Constellation To Long Bay
Oteha Valley Road as normal Albany Station as normal
Left - Cornerstone Drive Right - Cornerstone Drive
Left - Albany Station Left - Oteha Valley Road
Then as normal U turn - Roundabout
Continue - Oteha Valley Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
Opp 37 Medallion Drive (4534) Albany Bus Station Platform 1a (4227)
27 Medallion Drive (4427) Albany Bus Station Platform 1b (4229)

Millwater Parkway - Monday 23 July to Sunday 30 September 2018

Date: Monday 23 July to Sunday 30 September 2018
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 Orewa to Hibiscus Coast Station via Millwater and Silverdale services. 

To Orewa To Hibiscus Coast Station
Bankside Road as normal Millwater Parkway as normal
Right to Prospect Terrace Left to Blackwood Road
Left to Blackwood Road Right to Prospect Terrace
Right to Millwater Parkway Left to Bankside Road
Then as normal Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
7 Bankside Road (4557) Opposite 26 Bankside Road by Maddison Terrace (4555)
Opposite 3 Bankside Road (4550) 20 Bankside Road (4548)

Richardson Road - Thursday 23 August 2018

Date: Thursday 23 August 2018.
Time: 7:00pm to 5:00am.
Description: A detour is required to allow a crane to install concrete beams. Some delays can be expected. 

Detour required for 670 bus service.

To Otahuhu To New Lynn
Hendon Avenue as normal Stoddard Road as normal
Left - Richardson Road Right - Sandringham Road Extension
Right - Owairaka Avenue Left - Mt Albert Road
Left - Mt Albert Road Left - Owairaka Road
Right - Sandringham Road Extension Left - Richardson Road
Left - Stoddard Road Right - Hendon Avenue
Then as normal Then as normal

Detour required for 24R bus service.

To City To New Lynn
Richardson Road as normal Mt Albert Road as normal
Right - O'Donnell Avenue Left - Beagle Avenue
Left - Beagle Avenue Right - O'Donnell Avenue
Right  - Mt Albert Road Left - Richardson Road
Then as normal Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
141 Richardson Road (8925) 211 Richardson Rd (8927) 24R
115 Owairaka Avenue (8811)
71 Owairaka Avenue (8813) 196 Mt Albert Rd (8822)
37 Owairaka Avenue (8815)
1 Owairaka Ave (8817)
185 Mt Albert Road (8829) 203 Mt Albert Rd (8831)
52 Owairaka Avenue (8810)
84 Owairaka Avenue (8808) Opp 223 Richardson Rd (8924)
104 Richardson Road (8920)
140 Richardson Road (8922)
192 Stoddard Road (8270) 91 Hendon Ave (1847) 670


Opp 145 Stoddard Road (8266) 46 Stoddard Rd (1394)
217 Stoddard Road (8269) 62 Hendon Ave (1848)
145 Stoddard Road (8265) 45 Stoddard Rd (1367)

Te Irirangi Drive - Sunday 26 August to Thursday 30 August 2018

Date: Sunday 26 August to Thursday 30 August 2018
Time: 8:30pm to 5:00am
Description: A detour is required to resurface the road. Some delays can be expected. 

Detour required for 735 Botany to Half Moon Bay via Cockle Bay and Howick, 733 Botany to The Parade via Highland Park, 734 Botany to Half Moon Bay via Highland Park, 72M Botany and Howick to Panmure via Millhouse Drive, Meadowlands bus services. 

To Botany Town Centre From Botany Town Centre
Botany Road as normal No change
Left to Ti Rakau Drive Remain on normal route
Right to Chapel Road
Right to Town Centre Drive
Via Crescent Lane
Right to Parkway Drive
Left to Town Centre Drive
Then as normal


Detour required for 739 Maraetai and Beachlands to Botany via Whitford and Ormiston, 31 Mangere Town Centre to Botany Town Centre via Otara, 35 Ormiston to Botany via Chapel Road and 72C Botany and Howick to Panmure via Chapel Road, Cook Street bus services. 

To Botany Town Centre From Botany Town Centre
Ti Rakau Drive as normal No change
Left to Town Centre Drive Remain on normal route
Via Crescent Lane
Right to Parkway Drive
Left to Town Centre Drive
Then as normal


Detour required for 353 Manukau Bus Station to Botany Town Centre via Preston Road, 70 Botany to Britomart via Panmure bus services. 

To Botany Town Centre From Botany Town Centre
Ti Rakau Drive as normal No change
Right to Chapel Road Remain on normal route
Right to Town Centre Drive
Via Crescent Lane
Right to Parkway Drive
Left to Town Centre Drive
Then as normal


Detour required for 355 Ormiston to Botany via Mission Heights bus services. 

To Botany Town Centre From Botany Town Centre
Ti Rakau Drive as normal No change
Left to Chapel Road Remain on normal route
Right to Town Centre Drive
Via Crescent Lane
Right to Parkway Drive
Left to Town Centre Drive
Then as normal



Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
Chapel Road opposite Botany Secondary College (6779) Botany Town Centre (6231) 31, 35, 739

Trafalgar Street - From 11 July until further notice

Date: Wednesday 11 July 2018
Time: 12:00 pm until further notice
Description: A detour is required to eliminate ongoing damage to buses.Some delays can be expected. 

Detour required for 670 Otahuhu to New Lynn Via Onehunga, Avondale and Stoddard Rd services. 

To New Lynn To Otahuhu
Trafalgar Street as normal No Change
Right to Manukau Rd Remain on normal route
Left to Mt Albert Road
Left to Pah Road
Right to Herd Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
35 Trafalgar St (1033) Herd Rd opp Selwyn Heights Retirement Village (8960) 670
65 Trafalgar St (1763) 121 Trafalgar St (7699) 670

Whangaparoa Road/Beach Road - Thursday 23 August 2018

Date: Thursday 23 August 2018
Time: 7:00pm to 5:00am
Description: A detour is required to resurface the road. Some delays can be expected. 


Detour required for 983 Gulf Harbour to HC Station via Manly shops, Vipond Road, Red Beach bus services. 

To HC Station/City Centre To Gulf Harbour
Whangaparoa Road as normal Whangaparoa Road as normal
Left to Walbrook Road Remain on Whangaparoa Road
Right to Brandon Road Right to Brandon Road
Left to Whangaparoa Road Left to Walbrook Road
Then as normal Right to Whangaparoa Road
Then as normal


Detour required for 982 Gulf Harbour to HC Station, 992X Gulf Harbour to City Centre (Wellesley Street) via HC Station bus services. 

To  To 
Whangaparoa Road as normal Whangaparoa Road as normal
Left to Walbrook Road Right to Brandon Road
Right to Brandon Road Left to Walbrook Road
Left to Whangaparoa Road Right to Whangaparoa Road
Then as normal Then as normal



Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
945 Whangaparoa Road (4627) 907 Whangaparoa Road (4631) 982, 983
936 Whangaparoa Road (4632) 900 Whangaparoa Road (4634) 982
958 Whangaparoa Road (4630) 998 Whangaparoa Road (4628) 982, 983
923 Whangaparoa Road (4629) 907 Whangaparoa Road (4631) 982
6 Beach Road (4730) 981 Whangaparoa Road (4625) 983
28 Beach Road (4520)
24 Laurence Street (4716)
50 Laurence Street (4718) Whangaparoa Road near Pacific Plaza (4641)
49 Manly Park Avenue (4721)
17 Manly Park Avenue (4723)
6 Kawau Island Avenue (4724)
37 Ladies Mile (4727)
21 Ladies Mile (4731)
3 Ladies Mile (4729)
28 Ladies Mile (4726) 772 Whangaparoa Road (4642)
1 Kawau Island Avenue (4725)
16 Manly Park Avenue (4722)
48 Manly Park Avenue (4720)
63 Laurence Street (4719) 998 Whangaparoa Road (4628)
21 Laurence Street (4717)
35 Beach Road (4733)
3 Beach Road (4735)