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
  • slip repairs
  • 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

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

This list was last updated on 7 November 2022. 

2022 overview

The following are expected to start construction in 2022.

Location and overview Expected start Status
Port Road and Kioreroa Road Intersection - Major roading improvements July 2022 Construction underway 
Port Road Bridge - Major roading improvements July 2022 Construction underway 
Raumanga Shared Path, the Avenues, Whangarei - Cycling facilitaties  July 2022 Construction underway 
Rose Street Bus Hub, Whangarei Central - Major roading improvements July 2022 Construction completed 
The Avenues (First, Second and Third Avenue) Whangarei Central - Minor safety improvements (traffic calming) July 2022 Construction underway 
Ararua Road Bridge No. 168  - Structure component replacement August 2022 Construction underway 
Ngunguru Road (Waiotoi bridge 404B) - Structure component replacement August 2022 Construction underway 
Old Tokatoka Road (Tokatoka O'Head Railway 150B) - Structure component replacement August 2022 Construction underway 
Cove Road - Minor safety improvements (speed limit infrastructure) September 2022 Construction underway 
Ngunguru Road, Ngunguru - Minor safety improvements (pedestrian crossing) September 2022 Construction underway 
Waiparera Road - J.M. Ross 21A  - Bridges and structures renewals (culvert replacement) September 2022 Construction underway 
Arcus Street - New footpaths  September 2022 Construction underway 
Bream Bay College - Minor safety improvements (speed management) October 2022 Construction underway 
Glenmohr Road RP 4730-5776m = 1046 - Seal extension  October 2022 Project planning stage
Grahamtown culvert replacement  - Bridges and structures renewals (culvert replacement) October 2022 Construction underway 
Kokopu Block Road RP 3900 to RP 4300 = 400m - Sealed road pavement rehabilitation October 2022 Construction underway 
Peter Snell Road, Ruakaka - Minor safety improvements  October 2022 Construction underway 
Kioreroa Road RP 1700 to RP 2274 = 574m - Sealed road pavement rehabilitation November 2022 Design Stage
Whangarei Heads Road, between Onerahi and Parua Bay Villages - Minor safety improvements  November 2022 Procurement Stage
Dent Street - Minor safety improvements (pedestrian crossing) December 2022 Design Stage
Lake Drive to Corks Road, via drainage reserve, Totara Parklands - New footpaths  December 2022 Design Stage
Marua Road RP 0 to RP 617 = 617m - Sealed road pavement rehabilitation December 2022 Design Stage
Ngunguru Road (whole Length) - Minor safety improvements  December 2022 Procurement Stage
Onerahi Road RP 1700 to RP 1840 = 140m - Sealed road pavement rehabilitation December 2022 Design Stage
Pataua North Road Rp 11810 - Retaining structures (overslip) December 2022 Design Stage
Potter Park, Vinegar Hill Road - New footpaths  December 2022 Design Stage
Tutukaka Block Road Rp 1190 - Retaining structures (underslip) December 2022 Design Stage
Vinegar Hill Road RP 2010 to RP 2250 = 240m - Sealed road pavement rehabilitation December 2022 Design Stage

2023 overview

The following are expected to start construction in 2023.

Location and overview Expected start Status
Cove Road - Retaining structures (overslip) January 2023 Design Stage
Cove Road Retaining Wall 390  - Retaining structures (retaining wall) January 2023 Design Stage
Harris Road RP 350 to RP 1100 = 750m - Sealed road pavement rehabilitation January 2023 Design Stage
Hayward Road Bridge No. 131 - Structure component replacement January 2023 Project planning stage
Mangapai Road Culvert No. 133  - Bridges and structures renewals January 2023 Project planning stage
McAlister Road Bridge No. 117 - Structure component replacement January 2023 Project planning stage
McBeth Road Bridge No. 194  - Structure component replacement January 2023 Project planning stage
McLean Road RP 400 to RP 1910 = 1510m - Seal extension  January 2023 Project planning stage
Ngahau Bay Road 448  - Structure component replacement January 2023 Project planning stage
Paparoa Road Rp 10490 - Retaining structures (underslip) January 2023 Design Stage
Paparoa Road Rp 11000 - Retaining structures (underslip) January 2023 Design Stage
Paparoa Road Rp 7820 - Retaining structures (underslip) January 2023 Design Stage
Riverside Drive Rp 3200 - Retaining structures (overslip) January 2023 Design Stage
Springfield Road RP 3650 to RP 3930 = 280m - Sealed road pavement rehabilitation January 2023 Design Stage
Thompson O'Head Railway 129b  - Structure component replacement January 2023 Project planning stage
Valley Road RP 895 to RP 980 = 85m - Sealed road pavement rehabilitation January 2023 Design Stage
 Corks Road and Station Road  - Minor safety improvements (pedestrian crossing) February 2023 Project planning stage
Cove Road  - Minor safety improvements  February 2023 Procurement Stage
Dave Culham Drive - Minor safety improvements (pedestrian crossing) February 2023 Procurement Stage
Kamo Road / Whau Valley Road - Minor safety improvements (pedestrian crossing) February 2023 Procurement Stage
Knight Road RP 61 to RP 2285 = 2224m - Seal extension  February 2023 Project planning stage
Opouteke Road Rp 3070 - Retaining structures (overslip) February 2023 Design Stage
Ormandy Road RP 4791 - 6791 = 2000m - Seal extension  February 2023 Project planning stage
Raurimu Ave nue and Church Street, Onerahi - Minor safety improvements (traffic calming) February 2023 Design Stage
Russell Road Rp 11170 - Retaining structures (underslip) February 2023 Design Stage
Russell Road Rp 20770 - Retaining structures  February 2023 Design Stage
Waiotira Road RP 25 to RP 850 = 825m - Sealed road pavement rehabilitation February 2023 Design Stage
Cove Road, Waipu Cove - Cycling facilitaties  March 2023 Project planning stage
Kamo Shared Path, Whangarei - Cycling facilitaties  March 2023 Design Stage
Mountain View Road RP 414 to RP 1132 = 718m - Seal extension  March 2023 Project planning stage
Riverside Drive from Tanekaha Drive to Dave Culham Drive - New footpaths  March 2023 Design Stage
Russell Road - New footpaths  September 2023 Design Stage
Murdoch Crescent, Raumanga - Minor safety improvements (traffic calming) October 2023 Design Stage
High Street - New footpaths  November 2023 Design Stage
Cove Road - Retaining structures (underslip)   Project Cancelled 

2024 overview

The following are expected to start construction in 2024. 

Location and overview Expected start Status
The Centre (Waipu) - New footpaths  February 2024 Design Stage
Waipu Village - Minor safety improvements (pedestrian crossing) February 2024 Design Stage
Riverside Drive - Minor safety improvements (pedestrian crossing) March 2024 Procurement Stage
Waipu Cove Village - Minor safety improvements (pedestrian crossing) March 2024 Design Stage
Mcleod Bay Village and Parua Bay - Minor safety improvements (pedestrian crossing) June 2024 Design Stage

To be confirmed (future projects)

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

Location and overview Expected start Status
Clark Road, Kamo (past Kamo Primary School) - Minor safety improvements (traffic calming) TBC Future project Project planning stage
Kamo to Maungatapere - Minor safety improvements  TBC Future project Design Stage
Ngunguru / Maruata Rural Intersection - Intersection improvements  TBC Future project Design Stage
Tauroa Street, Raumanga - Minor safety improvements (traffic calming) TBC Future project Design Stage
Tudehope Road RP 44 to RP 946 = 902m - Seal extension  TBC Future project Project planning stage
Vine Street - Minor safety improvements (pedestrian crossing) TBC Future project Project planning stage
Walton / Cameron Urban Intersection - Intersection improvements  TBC Future project Design Stage
Whareora / Pataua North Road - Minor safety improvements  TBC Future project Design Stage