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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: 13/12/2019 10:37 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.

 

Summer Road Repairs 2019-2020

More than 104 kilometres of Whangārei’s sealed roads will get fresh surfaces this summer, and one kilometre of new sealed road will be added.

To view an alphabetical list of the roads where sections are to be worked on this season, follow the link below.

To view information about the Roadworks Season, follow the link below.

 

Mill Road repairs

Picture showing a map of the affected area. Road repairs begin in November 2019 on the section of Mill Road between Bank Street and Whareora Road.

The $1 million roading rehabilitation project will be done in stages to minimise disruption over the Christmas period.

Letter drops with more detailed information will be made to affected properties.  

Stage one of the work starts this month through to December and will include kerb, footpath and drainage improvement works and should cause little traffic disruption.

Stage two is scheduled to start in mid-January through to February 2020 and will involve rebuilding Mill Road between Bank and Nixon Street. 

Stage three is scheduled to start mid February through to March 2020 and will involve rebuilding the section between Nixon Street and Whareora Road.

Because of the width of Mill Road, traffic will still be able to travel in both directions during the works, however there will still be some traffic delays.

Drivers should consider using alternative routes during stages two and three or alternatively allow for extra time to complete their journey. 

The full roading project is expected to take five months to complete.  

 

Maunu Road and Porowini Avenue Intersection

To view an update and timelines for the Maunu Road / Porowini intersection works, please follow the link below.

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.

 

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.

 

Further Information

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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