NZ Transport Agency has advised further temporary road closures of State Highway 2 in the Karangahake Gorge will occur over three nights for asphalt resurfacing works.
Full Closure Karangahake Gorge SH2, Paeroa to Waihi on Monday 18 March. If postponement occurs due to weather the closure will be rescheduled for Tuesday 19th or Wednesday 20th March 2019.
Full Closure between Karangahake and Waihi with a relatively short detour via Waitawheta Road and Old Tauranga Road is planned for Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th March 2019.
Monday 18 March from 8.00pm to 5.00am the following day. Closure of the Karangahake Gorge SH2, Paeroa to Waihi. Detours* listed below.
Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 March from 8.00pm to 5.00am the following day. Closure from Karangahake to Waihi with a detour via Waitawheta Road and Old Tauranga Road.
*Southern Detour: SH2 (Waihi to Tauranga), SH29, SH24, SH27 (Matamata to Tatuanui), SH26 (Tatuanui to Paeroa) - and vice versa.
*Northern Detour: SH25 (Waihi to Hikuai), SH25A, SH26 (Kopu to Paeroa) - and vice versa.
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