Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises chipsealing work will continue around the Western Bay of Plenty district next week.
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. Night works will be completed between 7pm and 5am under Stop/Go traffic management and a 30km/h temporary speed limit.
Expect delays of up to 30 minutes for 36 to 48 hours following the work.
State Highway 2 (near Paengaroa):
State Highway 36 (near TECT Park):
A reminder of the night works along SH2 between Waihī and Tauranga:
Night closures on State Highway 29 over the Kaimai Range:
For at least 24 hours after the sites are sealed, and before being swept, they continue to operate under a reduced temporary speed limit while vehicles travel over the seal and help “bed in” the chip. This helps reduce the risk of windscreen damage. Sites are then swept, excess chip removed, and the temporary speed limit remains in place until line marking is reinstated (within 48 hours, weather dependent).
In the event of bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances, work may be postponed.
Waka Kotahi thanks motorists for their patience.
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