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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:

Astley Avenue - Tuesday 23 April to Saturday 27 April 2019

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Saturday 27 April 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A road closure is required to allow for a Watercare project. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 186 bus services.

To New Lynn
Astley Avenue as normal
Left to Islington Avenue
Right to Hutchinson Avenue
Straight to Rankin Avenue
Then as normal

Bus stops closed

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services affected
79 Margan Avenue (5909) Temporary bus stop on Islington Avenue 186
Opposite 68 Astley Avenue (5195) Temporary bus stop on Islington Avenue 186

Astley Avenue - Monday 22 April to Friday 3 May 2019

Date: Monday 22 April to Friday 3 May 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A one way detour is required. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 186 bus services.

To New Lynn
Buses will travel Astley Avenue as normal
Left to Islington Avenue
Right to Hutchinson Avenue
Continue straight to Rankin Avenue
Then as normal


Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services affected
Opposite 68 Astley Avenue (5195) 71 Astley Avenue (5193) 186
79 Margan Avenue (5909) 71 Astley Avenue (5193) 186, 008

The Avenue - Monday 8 April to Monday 29 April 2019

Date: Monday 8 April to Monday 29 April 2019 (No work on Sundays)
Time: Start of service to 7pm, Mon to Sat.
Description: A one way detour is required to install a bus stop pad and improve the bus turning area. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 25L and 252 bus services.

To City Centre To Lynfield
Start trip from temporary bus stop near Oriana Avenue Halsey Drive as normal
Right to Commodore Drive Left to Commodore Drive
Then as normal Right to Hillsborough Road
Right to The Avenue
End trip at temporary bus stop near Oriana Avenue

Detour required for 191 bus services.

To New Lynn To Blockhouse Bay
Start trip from temporary bus stop opposite 26 Oriana Avenue Hillborough Road as normal
Right to Canberra Avenue Left to The Avenue
Then as normal Left to Oriana Avenue
End trip at temporary bus stop opposite 26 Oriana Avenue

Detour required for 510 (Auckland Grammar to Lynfield and St Peters College and Auckland Grammar to Lynfield) school bus services.

PM Trip
Hillsborough Road as normal
Left to The Avenue
End trip at temporary bus stop near Oriana Avenue

Detour required for 510 (Lynfield to Auckland Grammar and St Peters College) school bus services.

AM Trip
Start trip from temporary bus stop just before Oriana Avenue
Left to Oriana Avenue
Left to Canberra Avenue
Right to Hillsborough Road
Then as normal

Detour required for 511 (Lynfield to Waikowhai Intermediate) school bus services.

AM Trip
Start trip from temporary bus stop near Oriana Avenue
Right to Commodore Drive
Then as normal

Detour required for 511 (Waikowhai Intermediate to Lynfield) and 512 (Epsom Girls Grammar to Lynfield) school bus services.

PM Trip
Commodore Drive as normal
End trip at stop 8690 at 82 Commodore Drive, just before The Avenue

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services affected
The Avenue opposite Oriana Avenue (7139) 61 Commodore Drive (8695) 25L, 252, 511 (Lynfield to Waikowhai)
82 Commodore Drive (8690) 511 (Waikowhai Intermediate), 512 (Epsom Girls Grammar)
82 Commodore Drive (8690) - drop off only 25L, 252
The Avenue near Lynfield Stops (7123) Temporary bus stop opposite 26 Oriana Avenue. 191, 510 (Lynfield to Auckland Grammar and St Peters)
14 Canberra Avenue (8678) 58 Canberra Avenue (8680) 191

Beach Road - Monday 22 April to Friday 26 April 2019

Date: Monday 22 April to Friday 26 April 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A road closure is required to rehabilitate the road. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 83, and 856 bus services.

To Takapuna To Albany
Browns Bay Road as normal Beach Road as normal
Left to East Coast Road Left to Browns Bay Road
Left to Sunrise Avenue Right to East Coast Road
Right to Beach Road Right to Oaktree Avenue
Then as normal Right to Glencoe Road
Straight to Anzac Road
Left to Clyde Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
67 Browns Bay Road (3101) 594 Beach Road (3106)
43 Browns Bay Road (3103)
31 Browns Bay Road (3105) 30 Clyde Road (3122)
627 Beach Road (3093) 683 Beach Road (3091)
591 Beach Road (3095)
543 Beach Road (3097) 471 Beach Road (3137)
Opposite 480 Beach Road (3099)
499 Beach Road (3135)

Boundary Road - Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 30 April 2019

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 30 April 2019 (No roadworks on Anzac Day - Thursday 25 April)
Time: 7am to 7pm
Description: A road closure is required due to foothpath excavation, preparation and boxing. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 24B and 248X bus services.

To City To Blockhouse Bay/New Lynn
No change Buses will travel to Boundary Road as normal
Right Terry Street
Left Whitney Street
Right Donovan Street
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
Opposite 152 Boundary Road (8295) Temporary bus stop outside 131 Boundary Road
107 Boundary Road (8293) Temporary bus stop outside 73 Boundary Road
Opposite 101 Boundary Road (8298) Temporary bus stop outside 80 Boundary Road
152 Boundary Road (8298) Temporary bus stop outside 80 Boundary Road
153 Donovan Street (8907) 93 Donovan Street (8903)
127 Donovan Street (8905) 93 Donovan Street (8903)

Commerce Street - Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May 2019

Date: Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May 2019
Time: 8am to 6pm
Description: A one way detour is required to allow Vector to undertake utility maintenance. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 755 and 762 bus services.

To City From City
Customs Street as normal Start trip at stop 1323 at Commerce Street opposite Achilles House
Left to Gore Street Across Customs Street
Right to Fort Street Right to Quay Street - 762 continue as normal.
Right to Commerce Street 755: Right to Tangihua Street
End trip Left to Beach Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
16-18 Commerce Street (7028) Commerce Street opposite Achilles House (1323)

Dominion Road - Friday 16 November until further notice

Date: Friday 16 November until further notice.
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

Edmonton Road - Monday 15 April to Sunday 28 April 2019

Date: Monday 15 April to Sunday 28 April 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A one way detour is required to raise speed table installation. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 134 and 138 bus services.

To New Lynn To Henderson
No change Edmonton Road as normal
Right to School Road
Left to Central Park Drive
Right to Edmonton Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
211 Edmonton Road (5355) 251 Edmonton Road (5351)
187 Edmonton Road (5353) Opposite 102 Edmonton Road (5357)
157 Edmonton Road (5649)

Helvetia Road - Monday 1 April to Tuesday 7 May 2019

Date: Monday 1 April to Tuesday 7 May 2019
Time: 7am to 7pm (Saturdays: 8am to 6pm, no work Sundays)
Description: A road closure is required to upgrade the roundabout. Some delays can be expected

Detour required for 393 service

Clockwise
Buses will travel to Beresford Street as normal
Right to Puni Road
Left to Jutland Road
Right to Victoria Street West
Right to Seddon Street
Right to West Street
Left to Harris Street
Then as normal

Detour required for 392 service

Anti-Clockwise
Helvetia Road as normal
Left to Victoria Street West
Right to Seddon Street
Right to West Street
Left to Harris Street
Then as normal

Detour required for 396 service

To Pukekohe To Waiuku
Helvetia Road as normal Massey Avenue as normal
Left to Victoria Street West Via Wesley Street
Right to Seddon Street Right to Seddon Street
Left to Wesley Street Left to Victoria Street West
Straight on Massey Avenue Right to Helvetia Road
Then as normal Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
123 West Street (2917) 46 Beresford Street (2908)
81 West Street (2915) 91 Harris Street (2907)
15 Helvetia Road - Hail and Ride (2891)

Helvetia Road - Wednesday 8 May to Wednesday 29 May 2019

Date: Wednesday 8 May to Wednesday 29 May 2019
Time: 7am to 7pm (Saturdays: 8am to 6pm, no work Sundays)
Description: A road closure is required to upgrade the roundabout. Some delays can be expected

Detour required for 393 service

Clockwise
Buses will travel to Beresford Street as normal
Right to Puni Road
Left to Jutland Road
Right to Victoria Street West
Right to Seddon Street
Left to Wesley Street
Via Massey Avenue
Then as normal

Detour required for 392 service

Anti-Clockwise
Helvetia Road as normal
Left to West Street
Right to Tobin Street
Via Wesley Street
Via Massey Street
Then as normal

Detour required for 396 service

To Pukekohe To Waiuku
Helvetia Road as normal Massey Avenue as normal
Left to West Street Via Wesley Street
Right to Seddon Street Right to Seddon Street
Via Wesley Street Left to Victoria Street
Then as normal Right to Helvetia Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
91 Harris Street (2907) 15 Helvetia Road - Hail and Ride (2891)
81 West Street (2915) 91 Harris Street (2907)
123 West Street (2917)
75 Queen Stree (2909) 23 Massey Street (2929)

Kohimarama Road - Monday 1 April to Thursday 25 April 2019

Date: Monday 1 April 2019 to Thursday 25 April 2019
Time: 7am to 7pm
Description: A road closure is required to resurface the road. Some delays can be expected

Detour required for 781 service.

To Mission Bay To the Museum
No change Selwyn Avenue as normal
Left to Kohimarama Road
Right to Rawhitiroa Road
Right to Baddeley Avenue
Right to Southern Cross Road
Right to Kohimarama Road
Then as normal


Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops
120 Kohimarama Road (7252) 150 Selwyn Avenue (7250)
158 Kohimarama Road (7254)

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 2018 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 2018 to Monday 17 June 2019

Date: Wednesday 11 July 2018 to Monday 17 June 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

Massey Road - Monday 15 April to Saturday 15 June 2019

Date:  Monday 15 April to  Saturday 15 June 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A bus stop relocation is required to install toilets. Some delays can be expected.

No Detour required 

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
Westgate Stop A (1555) Temporary bus stop located just before Westgate Stop A (1555) 14T,14W,110,111,129



Marua Road - Friday 26 April 2019

Date:  Friday 26 April 2019
Time: 9am to 4pm
Description: A bus stop relocation is required for pavement work. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 751 (Panmure to Newmarket Via Marua Road and Remuera Road)

To Newmarket To Panmure
Marua Road as normal Ladies mile as normal
Left to Michaels Avenue Left to Main Highway
Right to Ellerslie Panmure Highway Left to Ellerslie Panmure Highway
Right to Main Highway Left to Michaels Avenue
Right to Ladies Mile Right to Marua Road
Veer left and continue on Ladies Mile Then as normal
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
31 Marua Road (7471) 55 Marua Road (7473) 751
46 Marua Road (7464) 72 Marua Road (7466) 751


Parnell Road - Saturday 13 April to Monday 29 April 2019

Date: Saturday 13 April to Monday 29 April 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A detour is required to construct speed tables at pedestrian crossings. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for OuterLink bus service.

Anticlockwise Clockwise
Parnell Road as normal No change
Right to St Stephens Avenue
Left to Gladstone Road
Left to The Strand
Straight ahead of Stanley Street
Then as normal


Detour required for InnerLink bus service.

Anticlockwise Clockwise
Parnell Road as normal No change
Right to St Stephens Avenue
Left to Gladstone Road
Left to The Strand
Right to Beach Road
Then as normal

Detour required for rail replacement bus services - Britomart to Onehunga and Britomart to Pukekohe.

Anticlockwise Clockwise
Parnell Road as normal No change
Right to St Stephens Avenue
Left to Gladstone Road
Left to The Strand
Right to Beach Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
Parnell Road near St Marys Close (7193) 493 Parnell Road (7195) InnerLink, OuterLink
359 Parnell Road (7191)
279 Parnell Road (7189)
129 Parnell Road (7187) Beach Road near Stanley Street (7183) InnerLink
Temporary bus stop under the rail bridge on The Strand OuterLink
83 Parnell Rise (7185) Beach Road near Stanley Street (7183) InnerLink
Temporary bus stop under the rail bridge on The Strand OuterLink

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

Rathgar Road - Friday 19 April to Friday 10 May 2019

Date:  Friday 19 April to Friday 10 May 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A road closure is required to install a speed table, and other footpath, kerb and channel works. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 142 bus service.

Clockwise
Larnoch Road as normal
Left to Rathgar Road
Right to Pomaria Road
Right to Lincoln Road
Left to Great North Road
Then as normal


Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services affected
103 Rathgar Road (5785) 38 Larnoch Road (5808) 142
3 Rathgar Road (1695)
57 Swanson Road (5881) 38 Larnoch Road (5808) 142 only
11 Swanson Road (5973)

Richardson Road - Thursday 18 April to Thursday 25 April 2019

Date: Thursday 18 April to Thursday 25 April 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A one way road closure is required to install a speed table. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 24R and 243X  (New Lynn to City Centre bus service Via Sandringham Road)

To City To Ellerslie
No Change Owairaka Avenue as normal
Remain on normal route Left to Hallam Street
Right to Hendon Avenue
Left to Richardson Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
84 Owairaka Avenue (8808) 52 Owairaka Ave (8810) 243X,24R
104 Richardson Road (8920)
140 Richardson Road (8922) Opp 223 Richardson Road (8924) 243X,24R



Rockfield Road - Wednesday 24 April to Monday 29 April 2019

Date: Wednesday 24 April to Monday 29 April 2019
Time: 9am to 4pm
Description: A one way road closure is required to undertake kerb and channel works. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 295 heading to city

To City To Ellerslie
Great South Road as normal No Change
Right to Walls Road Then as normal
Right to Rockfield Road
Left to Oranga Avenue
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
34 Rockfield Road (8189) 47 Oranga Avenue (1385) 295

Rangitoto Road - Sunday 28 April to Monday 29 April 2019

Date: Sunday 28 April to Monday 29 April 2019
Time: 7:30pm to 5am
Description: A one way road closure is required to install a speed table. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 380 (Manukau bus station to Onehunga Via Airport services)

To Onehunga To Manukau
Detro Street as normal Detro Street as normal
Right to Rangitoto Road Right to Rangitoto Road
Left to Dunnotar Road Left to Dunnotar Road
Right to Kolmar Road Right to Kolmar Road
Right to St George Street Left to St George Street
Then as normal Then as normal


Detour required for 313 (Onehunga to Manukau bus station via Mangere & Papatoetoe services)

To Onehunga To Manukau
Wallace Road as normal Detro Street as normal
Left to George Street Right to Rangitoto Road
Right to Kolmar Road Left to Dunnotar Road
Left to Dunnotar Road Right to Kolmar Road
Right to Rangitoto Road Left to St George Street
Left to Detro Street Then as normal
Then as normal


Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
52 St George Street (6520) Stop B Papatoetoe Station (2381) 313, 380
35 St George Street (6525) Stop C Papatoetoe Station (2313) 313 Only


Sel Peacock Drive - Thursday 18 April to Sunday 28 April 2019

Date: Thursday 18 April to Sunday 28 April 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A road closure is required to install a speed table. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for 14t, 14w 

To New Lynn To Westgate
No Change Ratanui Street as normal
Then as normal Left to Alderman Drive
Right to Great North Road
Right to Lincoln Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
15 Sel Peacock Drive (5777) 6 Ratanui Street (5854) 14t,14w