This page contains information about emergency and temporary road closures and scheduled roadworks in the Whangarei district.
5/02/2016 8:11 a.m.
If you are planning to hold an event which means temporarily closing a road, find out what you need to do by following the link below.
Temporary Road Closures
To understand the effect that speeding through road works has on everyone who uses the highway watch the following video on the New Zealand Transport Agency's website.
Be Safe Summer Journeys
The table below shows where roadworks are planned or underway.
Visit the NZTA website for information about the work to improve State Highway 1 through Whangarei.
New Zealand Transport Authority
||Construction started December 2015
||Construction to start February 2016
|Riverside Drive Roundabout
||New left turn lane
||Started early January 2016
|Mill Road / Nixon Road
||Intersection of Mill Road and Nixon Road
||Upgrade of intersection - Stage 1: Phase 2
||Construction to begin October 2015
|Kensington Road/Kamo Road
||Intersection of Kensington Road/Kamo Road
||Upgrade of intersection - Stage 2
||Scheduled to begin 2016
Note: The scheduling of reseal work is subject to change (due to weather and resources) so the times displayed in the table above are indicative of when the work will take place.
If you would like further information about our reseal programme contact our Roading Projects Engineer on +64 9 430 4200.
Working on the District's roads
Before any work is started on roads in the District, a Corridor Access Request (CAR) and a Traffic Management Plan must be submitted to us so that we know about any proposed works.
For further information about what is required, follow the link below.
Locating underground pipes
For information on how to locate and protect underground pipes, cables and wires in the area of the proposed works, follow the link below.
Tenders for roadworks
Tenders for our roadwork contracts are advertised on the Council portal of the New Zealand Local Government tendering website, TenderLink.
To view available tenders, follow the link below.
Whangarei District Council Tenderlink Portal
State Highway road closures
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) manages the temporary closure of any State Highway. Regulations specify a 42 day public notice period, so applicants are advised to contact the NZTA as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
For further information, visit the NZTA website by following the link below.
New Zealand Transport Agency
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