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.
Work to resurface a 680m section of State Highway 57 at Linton will get underway from next week, as part of a record programme of road maintenance and improvements planned across New Zealand over the spring and summer construction season.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers to take care and expect delays when travelling on state highways in Hawkes Bay today, with crews at work clearing slips at a number of sites on the network.