Transport - Bridges on local roads by territorial authority 2009–2019

NZ Transport Agency


These figures exclude roads managed by The Department of Conservation, Highway and Network Operations and Waitangi Trust.


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

NZ Transport Agency

Dataset name

Physical Statistics: Bridges 2019


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 2019

From the dataset Physical Statistics: Bridges 2019, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: Bridges
  • Range: D312:N1214
  • Provided: 7,843 data points

Dataset originally released on:

May 25, 2020

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.