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Current roadworks

Below is a list of road closures in our district. There is also a list of roads with roadworks taking place still open, but under traffic management. Please phone 0800 492 452 to report any road issues which aren't included on this list.

For information on State Highways please check out Waka Kotahi's Journey Planner.

Last updated:  31 May 2023, 10am.

Scheduled road closures

  • Koheroa Rd slip repair, Mercer – from 12 April to 26 June – fully closed between Glass Rd and Kellyville Rd. Detour via Kellyville Rd. (job extended due to weather conditions)
  • Butchers Bridge Road, Waiuku, closed to through traffic from 8 May to 2 June to replace washed-out culvert
  • Main Road, Te Kauwhata, nights of 6 June and 7 June, pedestrian crossing work. 
  • Harrisville Road, Tuakau area, (between Buckville Road and Jericho Road North), four nights 6-9 June, road repair.
  • Gilmour Street, Raglan, at intersection with Bow Street, all day on 7 June, for installation of watermain.
  • Main Road, Te Kauwhata, nights of 6 and 7 June, pedestrian crossing work.
  • Ruapuke Road, Te Mata, 18 June, closed from 8.30am to 4pm for motorsport event.

Other upcoming major works and events:

  • Upper Bow St & Main Rd (from Gilmour St to Cross St), Raglan – Watermain renewal – starting 1st May and lasting for 3 months, stop/go traffic management at times
  • Gordonton Rd/Puketaha Rd intersection – starting 26 April for 3 months – new roundabout construction, traffic management
  • Waiuku Road and Baldhill Road, starting next week for five weeks, Counties Energy replacing power poles, traffic management

Road safety projects

As part of our Council's commitment to Waka Kotahi's Road to Zero initiative, below is a list of road safety projects happening before the end of June 2023. These are jointly funded between Waikato District Council and Waka Kotahi.All these roads will remain open during the work but under traffic management.

  • Gordonton Road, Gordonton: Install guardrails at high risk locations, wire rope barrier, right turn bays at Sainsbury Road/Wairere Nursery; Widen centre-line and edge-lines; rumble strips; intersection speed zone signage at Boyd Road and Sainsbury Road area, signage improvements - complete by end of June.
  • Highway 22 (Glen Murray Road to Waikaretu Valley Road): Install guardrails at high risk locations; pavement marking, signage improvement - complete by end of May.
  • Harrisville Road, Tuakau: Pavement marking; improved signage - complete by end of May.
  • Mangatawhiri Road, Mangatangi Road, and Kaiaua Road: Install guardrails at high risk locations, widen edge-lines, improved signage - complete by end of May.