Number of timber bridges on New Zealand roads
By region and road type, June 2023, number of bridges
Number of bridges
|Bay of Plenty||Local roads||7|
|Bay of Plenty||State highway||0|
|Chatham Islands||Local roads||8|
|Hawke's Bay||Local roads||18|
|Nelson, Marlborough, Tasman||Local roads||71|
|Nelson, Marlborough, Tasman||State highway||0|
|West Coast||Local roads||51|
|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 2023
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 2023
From the dataset Physical Statistics: Bridges 2023, this data was extracted:
- Sheet: Bridges SHLR
- Provided: 3,432 data points
This data forms the table Transport - Bridges by road type and region 2011–2023.
Dataset originally released on:
September 06, 2023
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.