UPDATE Wednesday 12 May: These works, which were due to be take place overnight on Sunday and Monday (9 and 10 May), were not able to proceed on Sunday due to poor weather.
Contractors were able to undertake some of the work on Monday night and will return tonight (Wednesday 12 May) to complete the work. The Eleventh Avenue off ramp will be open. All other details remain the same. Waka Kotahi thanks motorists for their patience.
6 May 2021: Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises resurfacing work will take place on State Highway 2 Takitimu Drive between Elizabeth Street and the Eleventh Avenue off-ramp, from Sunday 9 May.
To reduce impact on motorists, work will take place between 7pm and 5am on Sunday 9 May and Monday 10 May (finishing Tuesday morning).
Lane closures will be in place during these works and a 50km/h temporary speed limit applies.
The Eleventh Avenue off-ramp will be closed on the night of Monday 10 May with a sign-posted detour in place as follows:
Motorists are asked to take extra care when travelling through the site and follow directions of traffic management staff and signage.
These works are part of the Waka Kotahi road maintenance programme to repair and reseal state highways across the Bay of Plenty to ensure the safety and resilience of the transport network.
In the event of bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances, work may be postponed.
Visit the interactive Waka Kotahi Journey Planner website for the latest information on roadworks, traffic, road closures and detours to help plan your trip.
Journey Planner website(external link)
Waka Kotahi thanks motorists for their patience.
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