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, 18 June 2021. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s recent monitoring and data analysis of the Ashburton River/Hakatere Bridge shows that it is safe to take trucks (up to 50MAX and High Productivity Motor Vehicles - HPMV) around the clock as of today, says Pete Connors, System Manager for Waka Kotahi.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that the left-hand southbound lane of State Highway 1 Greenwood Street, outside McDonald’s, will be closed until Wednesday afternoon to repair a small tomo in the road.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises multiple worksites are active on State Highway 30/ Te Ngae Road, between Sala Street and Iles Road, in Rotorua this week, as part of the Eastern Corridor Stage One project.
UPDATE: Due to bad weather, the Hawke’s Bay Expressway works could not be completed in the scheduled time. Because of this, there will be further closures from 9am to 3pm between Tuesday 8 June and Friday 11 June. Details are as follows:
Two days after the Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge was closed due a slump at one pier, the bridge has opened to more vehicles this morning, including 50MAX and high productivity permitted motor vehicles (HPMV), from 10.15 am.