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Roading Projects

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This page contains information about the key roading projects that Council has planned for the district.
Updated: 11/10/2019 10:20 a.m.

The list of proposed projects is an indicator of the work which is planned during the next five to ten years.

Priorities may change and detailed information about each project will be added as the projects are confirmed.

Porowini Avenue is still Open for Business


Picturing showing exiting left-only from Porowini Avenue to Maunu Road.

Porowini bridge at Maunu Road/Porowini Avenue is now down to a single lane left turning out of Porowini Avenue onto Maunu Road.

No turning traffic from Maunu Road into Porowini Avenue.

Businesses in the area remain open and keen for customers.

Tarewa Road and Porowini Avenue Intersection Upgrades

In the last few months, good progress has been made on the Tarewa Road and Porowini Avenue intersection upgrade and the job should be finished by February 2019.

The teams working on the job have widened the road, relocated cable and power, drainage, signals, and lighting and completed kerb, channel, footpath, driveway and wall construction.

Rather than push ahead with the main pavement work (reseal) during busiest time of the year, it has been deferred until the quieter period early in the new year.

The site will be tidied-up and traffic lanes will be to operate similar to the original configuration from 21 December 2018 to 7 January 2019.

Re-developing the new pavement will happen between 11 and 16 January 2019 and signs, pavement markings, signal commissioning and a final tidy-up will be completed by 22nd January 2018.

Some work will be done at night to reduce the inconvenience for drivers.

Electronic signs around the site will keep drivers up to date and access to Tarewa Road and Porowini Avenue will be open as usual.

Kensington Roading and Intersection Upgrades - Mill Road, Nixon Street, Kamo Road and Kensington Avenue

Intersection upgrades to improve traffic flow. To see further information, follow the link below.

Kamo Road Village Pavement Rehabilitation - Between Hailes Road and Butler Place

Reconstuction of Kamo Road pavement between Hailes Road and Butler Place. To see further information, follow the link below.

Hatea River crossing

Completed in July 2013. To see further information, follow the link below.

Riverside Drive

Creating a 4-lane road for Riverside Drive and Onerahi Road in Whangarei. Planned for 2014 - 2016.

Walton Street

Creating a 4-lane road along Walton Street in Whangarei. Planned for 2016 - 2019.

Ruakaka and Marsden Point

A number of projects have been identified to cope with the projected increase in traffic in this area.

  • McEwan Road upgrade. Planned in two stages, 2011 - 2012 and 2017 - 2018.
  • McCathie Road upgrade. Planned for 2017 - 2018.
  • Marsden Point Road upgrade. Planned for 2016 - 2019.

The Marsden Point and Ruakaka Structure Plan outlines roading needs for this area in more depth.

For further information, follow the link below.

New footpath construction

Funding allocated for new footpath construction in the district and continuing streetscape upgrade programmes in Kamo and Onerahi.

For information about scheduled roadworks in the District, follow the link below.

Contact us

If you would like further information about these projects, contact any of our Customer Service centres.



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