Due to a truck crash earlier this morning, the NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 1 (SH1) between Taupo and Turangi at Titoki Point will be closed from 10am today to allow the removal operation to take place. It is expected this section of the highway will be closed for up to 4 hours, a detour is in place.
Motorists are advised that traffic will be switched across onto the new eastbound lanes between Mangatawa and Domain Road, as part of on-going construction of the NZ Transport Agency’s Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) project.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 11 April. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
Following last week's fatal rock fall on SH3, the NZ Transport Agency has received an update from its geotechnical specialists regarding the progress of their mitigation works and cliff face assessment.