Working together with stakeholders and the community, NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) has made a decision about timing for the closure of State Highway 1 (SH1) Brynderwyn Hills. This critical work will restore the road for the short to medium term following severe weather events earlier this year.
People travelling through the Baypark to Bayfair area are being asked to slow down and take extra care in the lead up to Christmas with road closures and detours in place to allow crews to start applying the final, smooth layer of road surface.
Protest activity is impacting on the state highway network around Auckland and the Waikato this morning. The NZ Transport Agency, Waka Kotahi advises road users to expect delays, especially on State Highway 1 south of Aukland where protest action stopped traffic in both directions at Rangiriri earlier this morning.
Temporary detour signage for the State Highway 1B Telephone Road rail crossing closure east of Hamilton will soon be replaced with fixed signs to lower costs while the long-term future of the crossing is decided.