SH29 open following maintenance works
UPDATE: State Highway 29 is open this morning.
Waka Kotahi Transport Agency issued a statement on Sunday to advise motorists that the road over the Kaimai Range would be closed for maintenance works.
The high priority road maintenance work was carried out from 8pm Sunday until 5am Monday, September 6.
The roading agency reports the highway is now open.
NZTA advise that State Highway 29 over the Kaimai Range will be fully closed tonight for road maintenance.
Motorists are advised to take alternative routes during the closure.
The high priority road maintenance work will be carried out from 8pm tonight, Sunday September 5, until 5am Monday September 6.
SH29 will be closed during this time between Cambridge Rd, Tauriko and SH24 intersection in Te Poi.
Motorists travelling north are advised to travel via SH2 to SH26 to SH24 to SH27 and vice versa.
Motorists travelling south are advised to travel via SH2 to SH33 to SH5 to SH1 to SH29 and vice versa.
NZTA advise motorists plan their journey in advance with long detours required.