Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that closures of State Highway 35 between Kopuaroa Road and Ihungia Road, north of Te Puia Springs, have been rescheduled to next Wednesday (1 June) and Thursday (2 June).
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that SH43 Ohura Road between the intersections of Mangaotuku and Whangamomona Roads will be closed this Thursday (26 May) between 10.05am and 7.15pm for the 2022 Targa Rally.
Safety considerations, a district council plan change and the challenges of upgrading an intersection to cope with traffic volumes resulting from the plan change are the key drivers for a proposal to close a state highway intersection in the Central Otago town of Clyde.
On Friday 20 May, Waka Kotahi joined our partners Hōkai Nuku to bless the Arawhiti ki Ōkahu viaduct and artworks as part of opening the southern connection of Ara Tūhono which will give drivers a beautiful new way to move to SH1.
To help reduce the delays on the Te Puke Highway caused by roadworks near Pah Road, eastbound road users will be able to use SH2 Tauranga East Link toll-free during the morning peak from Monday 23 May.
The next set of beams for the new Bayfair flyover will be craned into place overnight on Friday 27 May. People can expect overnight lane closures, a partial closure of the roundabout and signposted detours in the area while this work is underway. Lane closures and detours will be in place from 7pm on Friday 27 May until 7am Saturday 28 May to progress construction of the Bayfair flyover.
Waka Kotahi is urging motorists in Auckland to plan ahead and expect delays with an extended 14-hour full closure of the Southern Motorway (SH1) between Papakura and Drury this weekend from 7pm Saturday night to 9am Sunday morning.
Road contractors across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty state highway network are completing the last renewal sites of the 2021/22 season, which has seen a significant programme of work delivered under testing circumstances.