Length of bridges on New Zealand roads
By region and road type, June 2022, metres
|Bay of Plenty||Local roads||8,732|
|Bay of Plenty||State highway||14,312|
|Chatham Islands||Local roads||200|
|Hawke's Bay||Local roads||18,749|
|Hawke's Bay||State highway||8,099|
|Nelson, Marlborough, Tasman||Local roads||18,344|
|Nelson, Marlborough, Tasman||State highway||10,559|
|West Coast||Local roads||10,598|
|West Coast||State highway||0|
Single lane bridges: bridges where there is only a single lane.
Speed restriction bridges: bridges where there is a speed restriction (but no weight restriction).
Timber bridges: bridges made out of timber.
Weight restriction bridges: bridges that have a weight restriction. Some of these bridges may also have a speed restriction.
This data is about bridges that can be used by motor vehicles. Pedestrian bridges are excluded.
Data provided by
Physical Statistics: Bridges 2022
How to find the data
At URL provided, select 'Data' in the table row corresponding to Infrastructure > Physical statistics - bridges'.
Import & extraction details
File as imported: Physical Statistics: Bridges 2022
From the dataset Physical Statistics: Bridges 2022, this data was extracted:
- Sheet: Bridges SHLR
- Provided: 4,030 data points
This data forms the table Transport - Bridges by road type and region 2010–2022.
Dataset originally released on:
September 15, 2022
About this dataset
This dataset provides information about the number and length of bridges within Road Controlling Authority areas, each Region and Territorial Authority in New Zealand.