Drivers travelling on State Highway 2 between Waipawa and Hastings can now see the full scale of the College Road – Silverstream Realignment at Roto-a-Tara, Pukehou, with traffic switched from the existing eastern lane to the newly constructed western lane earlier this month.
The bridge over the Omanawa River on State Highway 29, just south of Tauriko, is currently reduced to a 30kmh speed limit for strengthening work, but unfortunately, some road users have not been complying with the temporary speed limit.
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, 20 May 2022. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
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.
New speed limits for roads between Christchurch and Akaroa will make travel a safer and more enjoyable experience, whether people are driving, riding motorcycles, cycling or walking, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.