State Highway 54 Kairanga Bunnythorpe Road will be closed between the intersections of State Highway 3 Rangitikei Line and Milson Line in Palmerston North for five days beginning Monday 11 July for maintenance.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Taranaki maintenance contractor, Downer, has delivered a large maintenance programme over the 2021/22 summer construction season, despite challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and severe weather events.
Recent wild weather has left Central North Island state highway road maintenance contractors with a big clean-up job to ensure people and freight can continue to move safely and efficiently around the region.
The recent spate of wet weather has had a significant impact on the state highway roading network across New Zealand, including in the Bay of Plenty region, where repair work is taking place throughout the second half of June into early July.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the improvements to State Highway 57 near Levin will make the road far safer for everyone who uses it, and is encouraging people to be patient and take care as they adjust to the changes to the road’s layout.