People who drive over Tākaka Hill (SH60) at night should be aware that pre-winter maintenance begins on Sunday night, 15 May. The highway will be closed from 8 pm at night until 5.30 am the next morning through until Friday morning, 20 May (five nights).
The closure of the railway crossing at the southern end of State Highway 1B Telephone Road at the intersection with Holland Road will be extended while the long-term future of this intersection is decided.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that work to replace the Stock Effluent Disposal Facility located on State Highway 3 at Ahititi, just north of Mt. Messenger, in Taranaki, will start on Wednesday 27 April.
People are being encouraged to plan ahead and ‘level up’ their travel plans with the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency holiday journey planner this Anzac Day holiday weekend, to avoid delays on some of the Central North Island’s busiest routes for holiday traffic.