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The bumpy deck of Luggate’s historic Red Bridge will be closed for resurfacing on Thursday.

The one lane SH8A bridge across the Clutha River will be closed between 9am and 5pm.

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has created a 32km detour through Hawea Flat.

The detour will use Camphill Bridge.

This is not approved for certain types of heavy transport vehicles, so truck drivers need to
avoid that bridge or wait to use the Red Bridge outside the closure times.

Arrangements have been made for school buses and emergency vehicles to use the Red
Bridge.