Roading improvements

  • Project typeRoading
  • Project schedule2022 - 2024
Aerial photo of Port Road bridge.

Find out about roading improvement projects that have been scheduled, including:

  • safety improvements
  • new footpaths and cycle paths
  • pavement construction
  • seal extensions
  • resealing
  • bridge repairs.

Our roading projects align with what we say we will do in our Long Term and Annual Plans, and are funded jointly from your property rates and Waka Kotahi.

To view roading projects in a map format follow the link below.

Roading improvements and renewal programme GIS map

View information about the roading recovery and repair process and view a map of the latest repair plans for the land slips caused by severe weather events. 

Severe weather road repairs

Below is an overview of the work scheduled within the Roading improvements and renewals programme, grouped by the year the construction is expected to start. 

This list was last updated on 18 March 2024. 

2022 overview

The following are expected to start construction in 2022.

Location and overview Expected start Status
Port Road and Kioreroa Road intersection improvements - major roading improvements July 2022 Construction underway 
Raumanga Shared Path, The Avenues, Whangārei - cycling facilities  July 2022 Construction completed 
Kamo Shared Path connections, Kamo Connections - stage 5B - cycling facilities September 2022

Construction underway 

2023 overview

The following are expected to start construction in 2023.

Location and overview Expected start Status
Lake Drive to Corks Road, via drainage reserve, Totara Parklands - new footpaths May 2023 Construction completed
Potter Park, Vinegar Hill Road - new footpaths May 2023 Construction underway
Kamo Shared Path - cycling facilities September 2023 Construction underway
Murdoch Crescent, Raumanga - traffic calming - minor safety improvements  September 2023 Construction underway 
Raurimu Avenue and Church Street, Onerahi - traffic calming - minor safety improvements  September 2023 Construction underway
Cove Road - retaining wall 390 replacement - retaining structures October 2023 Project on hold
Knight Road RP 61 to RP 2285 = 2224m - seal extension  October 2023 Construction underway
McAlister Road Bridge No. 117 Upgrade - structure component replacement October 2023 Construction underway
Waipū Cove Village - raised pedestrian crossing - minor safety improvements October 2023 Construction completed
Hayward Road bridge No. 131 upgrade - structure component replacement November 2023 Construction underway 
Mangapai Road culvert No. 133 replacement - bridges and structures renewals November 2023 Project on hold
New bus shelters, Whangarei - bus shelter November 2023 Construction underway 
Onerahi Road RP 1700 to RP 1840 = 140m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation November 2023 Construction completed 
Paparoa Road (underslip) RP 10490 - retaining structures  November 2023 Construction completed 
Paparoa Road (underslip) RP 11000 - retaining structures  November 2023 Construction completed 
Rushbrook Road RP 1600 to RP 1850 = 250m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation November 2023 Construction completed
Puhipuhi Road RP 1800 to RP 1940 = 140m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation December 2023 Construction completed
Springfield Road RP 3650 to RP 3930 = 280m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation December 2023 Construction completed
Waiotira Road RP 25 to RP 850 = 825m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation December 2023 Construction underway

2024 overview

The following are expected to start construction in 2024. 

Location and overview Expected start Status
Aponga Road culvert No. 471 replacement - bridges and structures renewals January 2024 Construction completed
Cove Road (whole length), Nova Scotia - minor safety improvements January 2024 Construction underway
Clark Road - Kamo slow streets - minor safety improvements January 2024 Construction underway
Mountain View Road RP 414 to RP 1132 = 718m - seal extension January 2024 Construction underway
Russell Road RP 0 to RP 383 = 383m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation January 2024 Design stage
Snooks Road RP 5030 to RP 5410 = 380m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation January 2024 Project planning stage
Snooks Road RP 5730 to RP 6380 = 650m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation January 2024 Project planning stage
Thompson Road overhead railway 129b upgrade - structure component replacement January 2024 Construction underway
Pipīwai Road North RP 1724 to RP 1781 = 57m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation February 2024 Design stage
Pipīwai Road North RP 6030 to RP 6640 = 610m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation February 2024 Design stage
Pipiwai Road RP 2360 to RP 2675 = 315m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation February 2024 Project planning stage
Raumanga Shared Path extension, Avenues alleyways upgrade - new footpaths February 2024 Procurement stage
Kamo Shared Path, Whangarei - retaining structures March 2024 Procurement stage
Marua Road, RP 6940 to RP 7070 = 130m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation March 2024 Design stage
Rosythe Road RP 1100 to RP 1712 = 612m - sealed road pavement rehabilitation March 2024 Project planning stage
Tutukaka Block Road (underslip), RP 1190 - retaining structures March 2024 Construction underway
White Road culvert no 555 - bridges and structures renewals March 2024 Procurement stage
High Street - new footpaths April 2024 Procurement stage
Ngunguru Road (whole length) - minor safety improvements April 2024 Procurement stage
Vine Street pedestrian crossing - minor safety improvements April 2024 Procurement stage
Whangārei Heads Road, between Onerahi and Parua Bay villages - minor safety improvements April 2024 Procurement stage
Kamo Shared Path, Whau Valley link - new footpaths June 2024 Design stage
Gillingham Road bridge upgrade - major roading improvements August 2024 Design stage
Raumanga South slow streets (Tauroa Street, Fairburn Street, Hedley Place) - minor safety improvements August 2024 Procurement stage
SH1 and Springflats Road intersection roundabout - major roading improvements November 2024 Design stage

To be confirmed

The construction start dates for the following are to be confirmed.

Location and overview Expected start Status
Corks Road and Station Road - raised pedestrian crossings - minor safety improvements To be confirmed Project planning stage
Cove Road, Waipū Cove - cycling facilities To be confirmed Design stage
Dave Culham Drive - raised pedestrian crossing - minor safety improvements To be confirmed Project deferred to future years
Kamo to Maungatapere - minor safety improvements  To be confirmed Design stage
McLeod Bay Village and Parua Bay - raised pedestrian crossing - minor safety improvements To be confirmed Design stage
Opouteke Road (overslip) RP 3070 - retaining structures  To be confirmed Project deferred to future years
Paparoa Road Culvert No. 136 Replacement - bridges and structures renewals To be confirmed Project on hold
Paparoa Road (underslip), RP 7820 - retaining structures To be confirmed Project deferred to future years
Riverside Drive (overslip) RP 3200 - retaining structures  To be confirmed Project on hold
Russell Road (underslip) RP 11170 - retaining structures  To be confirmed Project deferred to future years
Russell Road RP 20770 - retaining structures  To be confirmed Project on hold
Station Road to Springsflat - cycling facilities  To be confirmed Design stage
The Centre (Waipū) - new footpaths To be confirmed Design stage
Waipū Village - raised pedestrian crossing - minor safety improvements To be confirmed Design stage
Walton Street and Cameron Street - urban intersection upgrade - intersection improvements  To be confirmed Design stage
Whareora Road and Pātaua North Road - minor safety improvements  To be confirmed Design stage