Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 4 February 2022. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising that State Highway 2 (SH2) over the Remutaka Hill will be closed for five nights, 9pm to 4am each night, from Sunday night 27 February 2022 to Friday morning 4 March 2022 to allow crews to safely complete essential work.
Resurfacing work is planned for up to two weeks on State Highway 29 over the Kaimai Range. This follows similar work undertaken on a number of sections of State Highway 29 and State Highway 24 on the western side of the Kaimai Range late last year and earlier this year.
State Highway 2 will be closed during the day at Devil’s Elbow on State Highway 2, approximately 30km north of Napier, next month, while Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency contractors undertake road repair works.
People travelling on State Highway 2 between Awakeri and Tāneatua from Monday 24 January to Friday 28 January 2022 are asked to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys, due to maintenance works on the Pekatahi Bridge.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to take extra care when using the northbound lane on State Highway 1 (SH1) south of Rangiriri interchange to south of the Ōhinewai interchange (including off and on-ramps), as the lane will be without expressway lighting from tonight (Wednesday 19 January 2022) through to March while work continues on upgrading the state highway.