Overnight maintenance planned on SH3 in New Plymouth


New Plymouth motorists and residents are advised of maintenance work on State Highway 3, between Pendarves Street and New Plymouth Boys High School, over six nights from 24 February 2019.

The NZ Transport Agency’s Regional Transport Systems Manager Ross I’Anson says the pavement repairs will take place between 7pm and 6am so that the work can be completed quickly, safely and efficiently with minimal disruption for road users.

“This work is an important part of our maintenance programme to ensure the highway is safe for all road users. As part of this, we will be milling out the current road and laying a new asphalt surface,” Mr I’Anson says.

There will be a detour in place via Gover Street and Rogan Street while the work is underway, and during the day the road will be open and operate as normal.

“Our crew will be working hard to minimise noise as much as possible, however residents living near the work site may experience some disturbance, such as vibrations from the machinery.

“Residents living along the detour route may notice an increase in traffic flow during the evenings when the work is taking place.”

The work is weather dependent and may be rescheduled if required.

“We’d like to thank residents and road users for their understanding and patience while we complete the restoration of the highway.”

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