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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

Chapel Road - Monday 14 October to Monday 21 October 2019

Dates: Monday 14 October to Monday 21 October 2019
Times: 9pm to 5am ( *All times on Weekends)
Description: A detour is required for complete road rehabilitation work. Some delays can be expected.

Detours required for route 31 (Mangere Town Centre to Botany Town Centre Via Otara)

To Botany Town Centre To Mangere Town Centre
Smales Road as normal Town Centre Drive as normal
Left to Te Irirangi Road Left to Te Irirangi Drive
Right to Town Centre Drive Right to Smales Road
End at Botany Town Centre as normal Continue as normal

Detours required for routes 35 (Ormiston Road to Botany Via Chapel Road) and 739 (Maraetai and Beachlands to Botany Via Whitford and Ormiston) 

To Botany Town Centre To Maraetai
Chapel Road as normal Town Centre Drive as normal
Left to Smales Road Left to Te Irirangi Drive
Right to Te Irirangi Drive Left to Smales Road
Right to Town Centre Drive Right to Chapel Road
End at Botany Town Centre as normal Continue as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
512 Chapel Road (6198) Botany Town Centre
Stops A (6231)
Stop B (6233)
31, 35, 379
544 Chapel Road (6220)
Chapel Road Opposite Botany Secondary (6779)
495 Chapel Road (6865)
523 Chapel Road (6295)
154 Smales Road (6932) Opposite 95 Smales Road (6303) 31
Opposite 152 Smales Road (6935) 95 Smales Road (6931) 31

Greenhithe Road - Monday 16 September to Sunday 20 October 2019

Date: Monday 16 September to Sunday 20 October 2019
Time: 24/7
Description: A detour is required for Watercare's Northern Interceptor Project. Some delays can be expected.

No detours required.

Bus stops closed.

 

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
11 Greenhithe Road (4305) 25 Greenhithe Road 120

School routes: 010, 016, 017, 028, 029, 031
14 Greenhithe Road (3756) 30A Greenhithe Road 120

School routes: 010, 016, 017, 028, 029, 031

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 Eden Road - Sunday 13 October to Wednesday 16 October 2019

Date: Sunday 13 October to Wednesday 16 October 2019 
Time: 7pm to 5am
Description: A road closure is required to resurface the road. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 27H , 27W (Britomart to Waikowhai Via Mt Eden Road and Hillsborough Road) and
SKYBUS (Airport to Downtown Via Mt Eden Rd).

To Britomart / Downtown To Waikowhai / Airport
Mt Eden Road as normal No Change 
Left to Valley Road  Remain on normal route
Right to Dominion Road
Right to View Road
Left to Esplanade Road
Left to Mt Eden Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services affected
335 Mt Eden Road (8511) 415 Mt Eden Road (8513) 27H, 27W
281 Mt Eden Road (8509)

227 Mt Eden Road (8507)
145 Mt Eden Road (8505) 27H, 27W, SKYBUS

Otahuhu Transport Centre - Tuesday 22 October to Thursday 24 October 2019

Date: Tuesday 22 October to Thursday 24 October 2019 
Time: 8pm to 5am
Description: A road closure is required to install some canopy mats on station. Some delays can be expected.

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services affected
Stop A Otahuhu Interchange (1775) Stop B Otahuhu Interchange (1777) 670, 323, 32

Station Road/Portage Road - Friday 18 October to Monday 21 October 2019

Date: Friday 18 October to Monday 21 October 2019 
Time: 24/7
Description: A road closure is required to construct a new roundabout. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for routes 31 service.

To Mangere To Botany
Station Road as normal Buckland Road as normal
Left Hillcrest Road Right Park Avenue
Right Ferndown Avenue Left Ferndown Avenue
Via Claude Avenue Left Hillcrest Road
Right Portage Road Right Station Road
Left Buckland Road Then as normal
Then as normal

Detour required for routes N10 service.

To City
Buckland Road as normal
Right Park Avenue
Left Ferndown Avenue
Left Hillcrest Road
Right Station Road
Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services affected
113 Station Road (6523) 21 Buckland Road (6443) 31, N10
67 Station Road (6521) Stop B Papatoetoe Station (2381)
Station Road near Papatoetoe Train Station (6519)
Station Road opp Papatoetoe Train Station (6514) Stop C Papatoetoe Station (2313) 31
60 Station Road (6516) 14 Buckland Road (6426)
96 Station Road (6518)

Strong Street - Thursday 24 October to Sunday 3 November 2019

Date: Thursday 24 October to Sunday 3 November 2019
Time: 7am to 7pm
Description: A road closure is required for roadworks. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 650 service.

To Pt Chevalier To Glen Innes
No Change St Johns Road as normal
Remain on normal route Right to College Road
Left Merton Road
Continue as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
8 Strong Street (7444) Opposite 185 St Johns Road (7442) 650
28 Strong Street (7446)
36 Hunter Howard Avenue (7448) Merton Road and Felton Matthew Avenue (7452)
82 Hunter Howard Avenue (7450)

Sturges Road - Friday 11 October to Monday 14 October 2019

Date: Friday 11 October to Monday 14 October 2019 (*Weekends only)
Time: 8pm to 5am
Description: A road closure on Sturges road (between Swanson road and Fitzwater place) for roadworks. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 143 service.

To Henderson To Ranui
Sturges road as normal Alderman drive as normal
Right at the round about onto Palomino Drive Continue straight onto Henderson Valley Road
left at the round about onto Henderson Valley Road  Right at the round about onto Palomino Drive
Continue straight onto Alderman Drive Left at the round about onto Sturges Road
Then as normal Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
113 Sturges Road (5387) 135 Sturges Road (5889) 143

77 Sturges Road (5385)

21 Sturges Road (5381) 11 Swanson Road (5973) (Used by routes 120 and 142)
11 Swanson Road (5973) (for 143 only) 162 Sturges Road (5388)  
34 Swanson Road (5434) (for 143 only)
26 Sturges Road (5378)
52 Sturges Road (5380)
92 Sturges Road (5382)
138 Sturges Road (5386)

Sturges Road - Sunday 20 October 2019

Date: Sunday 20 October 2019
Time: 8pm to 5am
Description: A road closure is required for roadworks. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 143 service.

To Henderson To Ranui
Buses will travel to Sturges Road as normal Buses will travel to Alderman Drive as normal
Right Palomino Drive Straight Henderson Valley Road
Left Henderson Valley Road Right Palomino Drive
Straight Alderman Road Left Sturges Road
Then as normal Then as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
113 Sturges Road (5387) 135 Sturges Road (5889) 143
77 Sturges Road (5385)
21 Sturges Road (5381) 11 Swanson Road (5973) (Used by routes 120 and 142)
11 Swanson Road (5973) (for 143 only) 162 Sturges Road (5388)  
34 Swanson Road (5434) (for 143 only)
26 Sturges Road (5378)
52 Sturges Road (5380)
92 Sturges Road (5382)
138 Sturges Road (5386)

Universal Drive - Tuesday 1 October to Sunday 10 November 2019

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Sunday 10 November 2019
Time: 7pm to 5am
Description: A road closure is required for Universal drive (between Rathgar road and Swanson road) to remove footpath, kerb and to pour concrete. One way road closures will be used the first set of work heading to City (Eastbound) direction, Then this will be re opened and the second set of works conducted in the Westgate (Westbound) direction. Some delays can be expected.

Detour required for route 129 Westgate to city centre via Don Buck Road services.

To City (1 October to 17 October) To Westgate (17 October to 10 November)
Don Buck Road as  normal Universal drive as normal
Straight at round about on to Swanson Road Left on to Rathgar Road
Left to Larnoch Road Right to Larnoch Road
Left to Rathgar Road Right to Swanson Road
Right to Universal Drive Straight at the round about onto Don buck Road
Continue as normal Continue as normal

Detour required for route 146 Waitakere Village to Henderson via Swanson and Central park services.

To City (1 October to 17 October) To Westgate (17 October to 10 November)
Swanson Road as  normal Universal Drive as normal
Right at the round about to continue on Swanson road Left on to Rathgar Road
Left to Larnoch Road Right to Larnoch Road
Left to Rathgar Road Right to Swanson Road
Right to Universal Drive Left at the round about onto Swanson Road
Continue as normal Continue as normal

Bus stops closed.

Stop Closed Alternative stops Services Affected
12 Universal Drive (5780) 27 Don Buck Road (5541)

297 Swanson Road (1575)
129

146
40 Universal Drive (5782)
78 Universal Drive (5784) Universal Drive Opposite Pak'n'Save (1612) 129, 146
124 Universal Drive  (5786)
117 Universal Drive (5769) Universal Drive outside Pak'n'Save (5967) 129, 146
63 Universal Drive (5771) 8 Don Buck Road (5556)

352 Swanson Road (1560)
129

146
43 Universal Drive (5773)
5 Universal Drive (5775)