Southbound passing lane closed on SH5


Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the southbound passing lane located near the Titiokura Saddle approximately two kilometres South of Waitara Road (heading towards Napier) on State Highway 5 (SH5) will be closed for safety reasons during the Christmas/New Year holiday period, beginning today (Thursday, 22 December 2022).

A 50km/h temporary speed limit is in place.  

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency thanks road users for their understanding and patience.