Te Awamutu Courier
SH1 closures as Waikato Expressway nears finish
A number of State Highway 1 closures and detours are planned over the next two months as the Hamilton section of the Waikato Expressway heads to completion.
The programme for April and May includes:
April 11-14: SH1-Ngāruawāhia section, full closure of south-bound lanes for gantry and sign installation, 7pm-6am, detour is from Taupiri to Horotiu via Ngāruawāhia.
April 19-22: SH1-Ngāruawāhia section, full closure of north-bound lanes for barrier removal, 7pm to 6am, detour is from Horotiu to Taupiri via Ngāruawāhia.
May 1-6: SH1-Tamahere, full closure north and south from SH26-Hillcrest roundabout to SH21-Tamahere Interchange, from 7pm-6am, for pavement construction and traffic realignment. Detours from north are via SH26 and SH1b to Cambridge, from the south are SH21 and SH3. Local property access will be maintained at all times. May 8-13: Tamahere south-bound closure, times and detours as above, for pavement construction and traffic realignment.
Any date changes will be posted at the expressway Facebook page, www.facebook.com/waikatoexpressway