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).
People travelling southbound on State Highway 1 and State Highway 59 between Linden and Tawa from 10.00pm to 11.00pm on Monday night (2 May) should consider an alternate route, to avoid being delayed due to gantry installation.
Road contractors across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty state highway network are completing the last renewal sites of the 2021/22 season, which has seen a significant programme of work delivered under testing circumstances.
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.
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, 29 April 2022. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.