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Major detour AKL airport -> city next 8 weekends

Major detour AKL airport -> city next 8 weekends

Old Feb 16, 06, 4:17 pm
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Major detour AKL airport -> city next 8 weekends

Major roadworks on Mangere Bridge northbound lanes (heading away from airport to city), for the next 8 weekends. This will add 15 minutes and about $20-25 to taxi fares.
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Old Feb 17, 06, 1:28 am
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Originally Posted by Kiwi Flyer
This will add 15 minutes and about $20-25 to taxi fares.
At least the cabbies will look forward to it then!
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Old Feb 17, 06, 4:08 am
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Originally Posted by TEX277
At least the cabbies will look forward to it then!
Auckland is getting more hopeless by the day
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Old Feb 18, 06, 1:10 am
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At least there shouldn't be delays on the way to the airport!
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Old Feb 18, 06, 11:50 am
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There were traffic problems going to the airport yesterday as well as away.

NZ Herald

A lot of unhappy travellers. This was poorly advertised and lack of signage meant many got stuck between the off-ramps and the roadworks.
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Old Feb 21, 06, 8:19 pm
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I was caught in that jam after arriving on NZ82
Fortunately I had a rental car and was not in the taxi. The rental car company did recommend taking that exit just prior to the Mangere bridge, which unfortunately countless of other cars were also trying to get to that same exit converging from 4 lanes into 1!
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Old Feb 21, 06, 10:09 pm
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I'm guessing its probably quicker turning right onto southwestern and then cutting across to southern than working way through the burbs.
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Old Feb 24, 06, 4:09 pm
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Work this weekend postponed. Mangere Bridge northbound will now be closed Friday night through Sunday morning for 5 more weeks starting March 24th.

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Old Mar 1, 06, 5:36 pm
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Due to major roadworks on motorway extension, major delays are being reported peak hour around Hillsborough Road. Note the Airbus will be partly affected by this. Most of the time taxis to/from CBD use Queenstown Rd and thus unaffected.
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