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Tauranga City centre temporary road closures

The closures will affect The Strand, Wharf Street and Hamilton Street.

People travelling around the Tauranga CBD are being warned of temporary, nightly road closures.

Starting Sunday evening, Tauranga City Council will make improvements to seven pedestrian crossings in the city centre.
 
The Strand, part of Wharf Street and part of Hamilton Street will be closed to vehicles from 8pm to 6am Sunday January 13 to Thursday January 17 to complete the works.
 
During the nightly closures, you cannot park along the following streets:

  • The Strand, from Devonport Road to Harington Street
  • Wharf Street, from Willow Street to The Strand
  • Hamilton Street, from Willow Street to The Strand

Access to the taxi stand and private carpark on Hamilton Street (between Willow Street and The Strand) will be available during the closure.

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Test run?

Posted on 10-01-2019 17:12 | By Ian Stevenson

Before the permanent closure of the CBD roads to all traffic, that is the plan of TCC Traffic Department as the end game here. This has to be looked upon as a test run to see what happens. Cant see that a bit of tinkering (called improvements) requires 50 hours of nocturnal indulgence to perhaps touch up a bit of paint?