Motorists are advised that the State Highway 2 On Ramp from the Route K Overbridge to Takitimu Drive will be closed to eastbound traffic early next week for road resurfacing. Eastbound Traffic from Route K (Toll Road) will be diverted onto 15th Avenue, Cameron Road and Elizabeth Street, says the NZ Transport Agency.
Motorists are advised that the State Highway 5 at Waiotapu south of Rotorua is closed due to a truck crash at the Waiotapu Loop Road intersection. Drivers are advised to use alternate highway routes if travelling between Rotorua and Taupo or to delay travel as long delays are expected, says The NZ Transport Agency.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 2 May. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
Motorists are advised that portable traffic signals will be operating along State Highway 29 near Hastings Road from Monday night during repairs to a small slip. Access for local Hastings Road residents will be available.
Motorists are advised that traffic will be switched across onto the new eastbound lanes between Mangatawa and Domain Road, as part of on-going construction of the NZ Transport Agency’s Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) project.
The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 36 (SH36) between Rotorua and Tauranga will reopen at midday today to a single lane with manual traffic control. The Transport Agency is advising heavy vehicles to continue to avoid using this road to ensure expected delays are kept to a minimum.
The NZ Transport Agency regrets to advise that State Highway 1 from Blenheim to Kaikoura is closed and an update on when the road will reopen is expected tomorrow morning. The road has been closed due flooding, minor slips and rockfalls.
The NZ Transport Agency would like to advise that State Highway 36 between Tauranga and Rotorua is closed near Te Matai Road to Hamurana Junction due to a slip, the road is not expected to reopen until further notice.