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Plan ahead when travelling in the Bay of Plenty


11 September 2015 | NZ Transport Agency - Waikato & Bay of Plenty

Plan ahead when travelling in the Bay of Plenty

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to drive with care and allow extra time when travelling in the Bay of Plenty as work on $45 million Maungatapu underpass and other road work continues.

Speed restrictions and stop/go traffic management will be in place at various state highway sites this month.

Sites where delays of between five and 15 minutes are possible are detailed below to allow motorists to plan ahead when travelling.

SH2 Tauranga to Waihi - safety works

Stop/go traffic management, lane changes and speed restrictions will be in place on up to ten sites of SH2 between Tauranga and Waihi next week, as a major safety improvement programme continues. Drivers are advised to allow an extra 10 minutes when travelling on this route. The work is expected to be completed bythe end of October.

SH2 north of Tauranga - road maintenance

Speed restrictions and lane closures will be in place on various SH2 sites from next week while contractors carry out road maintenance.

This work was postponed last week due to bad weather. Drivers should allow an extra 10 minutes when travelling this route.

SH29 west of Tauranga - road maintenance

Speed restrictions, stop/go traffic management and lane closures will be in place on various sites along SH29 this month while contractors carry out road maintenance.

The work involving stop/go will be carried out between the hours of 3am and 7ameach week day. Drivers should allow an extra 10 minutes when travelling this route.

SH29 Kaimai Range–weather activated speed sign trial

Speed restrictions and temporary lane closures will be in place on up to 10 sites along this route from Monday as contractor begin installing high-tech weather activated speed signs.

The variable speed signs are part of an innovative NZ Transport Agency trial that begins in November. Drivers should allow an extra 10 minutes when travelling this route. This work is expected to be completed in mid-October.

State Highway 29A Maungatapu underpass project

Speed restrictions and lane closures will be in place as construction continues on a temporary Hammond Street access from SH29A. There will also be a series of lane closures to allow for the removal of vegetation within the roundabout. This work will continue next week, drivers should allow an extra 5 minutes when travelling this route, particularly between 9am and 4pm.

SH5 Fairy Springs, Rotorua – intersection of Maisey Place

Lane closures are in place to allow traffic lights to be installed at the intersection.

Motorists should expect minor delays when travelling along Fairy Springs Road. This work is expected to be completed by late September.


The Transport Agency apologies for any inconvenience and thanks motorists for their patience during the works.

For personalised information about driving conditions on their frequently used routes, motorists can sign up to On The Move at www.onthemove.govt.nz.

For real time information on highway conditions and incidents or to report issues on the network visit www.nzta.govt.nz call 0800 4 HIGHWAYS or follow @nztawaibop on twitter.

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