People travelling between Baypark and Bayfair will see comprehensive overnight road closures and detours next week with the project undertaking remedial works ahead of final surfacing at both the Bayfair and Baypark ends of the project.
The first of a series of closures on the State Highway 29 Kaimai Range will take place from Sunday 25 February to Thursday 29 February. Closing the road will ensure essential maintenance can be done in a safe and efficient manner.
People travelling between Waikato and the lower North Island on State Highway 1 over the next few months are encouraged to plan ahead and check the NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi Journey planner before setting off.
Severe congestion is expected tomorrow, Monday 12 February, due to the sudden closure of a section of State Highway 29A near Oropi for emergency work, combined with a lane closure on Totara Street for Tauranga City Council road rebuilding work.
Up to 4 nights of additional overnight road closures are required for asphalting works on State Highway 2 at Wharerātā early next week, after this work had to be deferred due to wet weather and equipment failure.