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Ngaruawahia section of Waikato Expressway reopened


The Ngaruawahia section of the Waikato Expressway has reopened to traffic following a closure due to bridge works.

The stretch of State Highway 1 (SH1) between Taupiri roundabout and Horotiu roundabout was scheduled to close for four nights, from 6pm Monday August 25, to allow contractors to carry out works on Te Rehu o Waikato bridge.

The NZ Transport Agency says work has been completed two days earlier than anticipated and the stretch of SH1 is now open to all traffic.

The Transport Agency thanks motorists for their patience and understanding while these works were carried out.

For real time information on highway conditions and incidents visit link) 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 link).

For more information please contact:

Natalie Dixon
Waikato & Bay of Plenty Media Manager

T: 07 928 7908
M: 021 928 413