New Zealand State Highway 56
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State Highway 56 is a New Zealand state highway. It begins at SH 57 at Makerua and runs north-east to Palmerston North from the West. The state highway officially terminates on Pioneer Highway just at the entrance to the city.
|Maintained by NZ Transport Agency|
|Length||22.9 km (14.2 mi)|
|West end||SH 57 at Makerua|
|East end||Palmerston North|
SH 56 used to connect SH 1 at Himatangi but was rerouted to intersect SH 57 in the mid 1990s. The eastern terminus used to connect to SH 3 at the intersection of Main and Princess Streets but recently the section between there and Maxwells Line has lost its highway status.
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- "Revoking Sections of State Highways Declaring New Sections of State Highway". New Zealand Gazette. 26 June 1997. Retrieved 5 July 2016.