Speed and weight restrictions will soon be introduced at the Ngaruroro River (Fernhill) Bridge on State Highway 50, south of Napier, after a recent assessment identified the bridge does not have the capacity to sustain heavy traffic demands.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises a detour will be in place at the intersection of State Highway 3 and State Highway 30 in Te Kūiti on Thursday 6 October and Friday 7 October and either Monday 10 October or Tuesday 11 October.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising people to plan ahead for upcoming closures on State Highway 2 between Ōpōtiki and Matawai in the Waioeka Gorge on Sunday 9 and Sunday 16 October for a culvert replacement near Matawai. The road will remain open between Gisborne and Matawai.
State Highway 2 Waimana Gorge is closed this morning between Station Road, Tanetua and Woodlands Road in Ōpōtiki due to multiple slips. Wainui Road in Ōpōtiki is also closed, which would be the usual detour.