Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the Wairoa River Bridge on State Highway 2 will be closed overnight on Monday 18 May from 9.30pm to 5.30am.
This is the last of a series of planned closures and will allow Western Bay of Plenty District Council to install the final two sections of the cycleway extension on the bridge.
Motorists should be aware that this closure is starting and ending one hour earlier than the previous closure times.
The cycleway extension is one of the final stages of the Omokoroa to Tauranga Cycleway.
During the full closure the following local road detour will be in place:
The detour route is not suitable for High Productivity Motor Vehicles (HPMV’s greater than 50Max), over-dimension and overweight vehicles.
Waka Kotahi and Council thank motorists for their patience.
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