Transport - Bridges by road type and region 2009–2019

NZ Transport Agency


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: D2:N311
  • Provided: 3,410 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.