SH2 traffic notice for the week commencing 15 April 2024

Well maintained roads are an important part of keeping people safe. While we aim to do this work with as little disruption as possible, we know that roadworks can be inconvenient. Thanks for your patience while we do these important works.

Please drive carefully through work sites and stick to the temporary speed limits. 

Intended programme for 15 to 22 April

Our programme is weather dependent, so may be postponed to the next suitable day/night.

Location

Type of work

Schedule

Maintenance/remaining reseal sites

Sites remaining to be completed are near Lund Road to Forta Leza.

Nightworks under stop/go. Temporary speed limits on the following day with loose chip.

Programme nears completion.

Athenree Gorge 

As part of the safety improvements project between Waihī and Ōmokoroa, 3.8km of flexible median barrier is being installed north of Katikati, through the Athenree Gorge. Widening work has previously taken place at this location, and installation of median barrier has been coordinated with the reseals programme on SH2 this summer. Contra flow in place with speed restrictions.

In progress, estimated completion May 2024

SH2/Sharp Road Intersection

Roundabout construction underway with significant activities. Night works stop/go for asphalt works. There will also be daytime intermittent stop/go traffic management in place which may cause longer delays, but typically expect minor delays of one to two minutes.

Ongoing to mid-2024

SH2/Apata Station Road

Road widening works underway, these are enabling works for roundabout construction. Contraflow in place with speed restrictions. There will be intermittent stop/go traffic management in place which may cause longer delays, but typically expect minor delays.

Enabling works for roundabout site estimated completion 2025

SH2/Ōmokoroa Road

Shoulder closures in place with speed reduction for early works.

In progress

SH2/Te Mete Road, Te Puna

Haul road set up to support summer earthworks season for construction of Takitimu North Link, shoulder closure, 60km/h temporary speed limit.

Ongoing