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Bridge information

Council has set maximum weight and speed limits for heavy vehicles on the bridges listed.  The scale of infringement fees rises to $850 per axle and $1000 for groups of axles of infringements of these limits.

Check our public notices section of the website for any temporary restrictions

Overweight permit 

To apply for an overweight permit

Overweight Permit Application Form [DOC, 421 KB]

Overweight Permit Application Form [PDF, 252 KB]

Weight and speed restrictions

Note: A bridge with a Gross Limit % less than 100% cannot be used by Class 1 (44 Tonne) heavy vehicles.

The Gross Limit % tells you what percentage of Class 1 (44 Tonnes) the bridge can currently carry. It must be 100% to safely accommodate Class 1 (44 Tonne) vehicles.

Note: the bridge on Shaw Road is privately owned and not for public use

Road  Bridge Route position (m) Axle Limit (kgs) Gross Limit
(kgs)
Gross Limit % Speed (Km/Hour)
Anaura Nuhiti  8804-8816     - 10
Anaura  Nuhiti  11621-11633      - -
Burgess  Burgess ACC  15-49      40  -
Carlson  Carlsons  2432-2448   - 50  -
Davis Davis 640-656 - - 60  -
East Cape Horoera  9516-9523 - - -  10
Haig  Haigs Access  274-286 500  1,000 - 15
Hihiroroa (South)  Laws 3  2861-2878   - 80 -
Hikuwai  Pauariki BN  540-595 - 30
Koia Motumako 348-359 - - 70 -
Kopuaroa  Mokokoko  363-376 - 85  30
Koranga Valley Te Wera 1 1865-1884 - 30
Lavenham Blacks 7942-7975 - - - 10
Mangakiore Access  Mangakiore Access  20-45 7,300  16,330  - 30
Maraehara Valley  Mangamauku  55-77 31,400 
Matairau   Matairau 1457-1469  6,000 12,000  -
McNaughton McNaughtons 18-58 7,300 12,250 - 30
Mitchell Mitchells Ace 39-64 7,300 16,330 - 30
Motu Falls Falls 2 1979-1995 - - - 10
Pakihiroa  Pakihiroa  30-189 15
Poroporo  Poroporo No. 1 Bridge 3318-3355  - - 30
Poroporo Puhapata 8164-8182 - 33000 76 -
Poroporo  Tukioteao  10088-10108   30
Poroporo  Mangarara 1049  10283-10302 30
Ruakaka St Ledger 7793-7857 - - - 30
Ruakaka Ruakaka No. 3 14546-14579  - - - 10
Saddler New Bridge 1754-1764 - 26000 60 -
Shaw Shaws 184-194 6,000 8,000 - 15
Tapuaeroa Raparapaririki (RIP)  19902-20127 - 15
Te Hau Te Hau 1364-1456 7000 22000 51  
Te Hue  Hapouri  4553-4565 - 30
Te Kumi  Te Kumi  5488-5563 6,500  16,000  - 50
Te Wera Woolshed  12824-12843 - 10
Tiniroto  Hangaroa 35674-35729 80 -
Tiniroto Glassfords 54558-54582 - - - 30
Utting  Kowhai (North)  4381-4403 6,100  10,200 
Veitch  Veitches Access  56-76 7,300 12,250  - 30
Waikura  Oweka  4987-5024 6500  30000  70 -
Waikura  Waikura 1 18896-18926   70 -
Waiomatatini  Mangakino 1551  818-833 - 10
Waiomatatini  Mangaharei  1852-1862 - 10
Waiomatatini Mangatakuawa 12020-12033 - - 75 -
Waitangi Waitangi Access 5524-5571 - 15000 36  
Whakarau Bridges 33690-33702 - 26000 60 -
Wharekopae Carswell 17578-17585 - - - 10
Wharekopae Mokonui 41143-41155 - 35000 80 -
Wharekopae Semmens 30148-30198 - - - 10
Wharekopae Rere Falls 36241-36276 - - - 30
Whareponga Wharekaha 12274-12288 - - 70 -
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