The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that detours are in place on a stretch of the Te Rapa section of the Waikato Expressway to allow contractors to complete maintenance works.
The expressway will be closed to southbound traffic between Horotiu and the Wairere Drive on ramp (inclusive of the Koura Drive southbound on ramp) until approximately 4pm today.
Motorist are advised to follow the detour signs currently in place.
The Transport Agency apologises for any inconvenience and thanks motorists for their understanding while these important works are carried out.
For real time information on highway conditions and incidents visit www.nzta.govt.nz call 0800 4 HIGHWAYS or follow @nztawaibop on twitter.
For personalised information about driving conditions on their frequently used routes, motorists can check out and sign up to On The Move at www.onthemove.govt.nz(external link).
For more information please contact:
Waikato / Bay of Plenty Media Manager
T: 07 928 7908
M: 021 928 413