Road Works and Conditions

Members of the public are advised to check the status of roads before they start their journey, as some are closed. For State Highway information people can call 0800 4HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49) or visit:​

•             www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/regions/8
•             www.facebook.com/nztacni
•             www.twitter.com/NZTACNI

Temporary speed limits are used on active sites for the safety of the road users and the contractor's staff. Please follow the Temporary Traffic Management that is in place.​

Makara Stream Bridge - Ohura Road

Councils bridge contractor, Emmetts Civil Construction Ltd will be completing work on Makara Stream Bridge located on Ohura Road. Construction will begin on Monday 15 April. The bridge will be closed from 8am Monday 29 April and is scheduled to reopen by 5pm Tuesday 21 May.
Alternative routes should be used accordingly. Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any queries please call Council on 07 895 8188.

Kururau Rd (SH 43) Dropout Hospital Hill

The road is now opened to two lanes but there is still Temporary Traffic Management in place as repairs near completion. Please obey all Traffic Management. If you require anymore information please contact NZTA (Contact Details above) as this part of the road is a State Highway.

Crotons Road Bridge - Ruatiti (2.6km)

Temporary bridge in place

A temporary bridge has been put in place in the interim until the new bridge is completed. Caution is required when crossing as there are ramps at either end so vehicles need to travel slowly. Maximum length of vehicles allowed on bridge is 10.6m.

Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any queries please contact Council on 07 895 8188.

Crotons Road Bridge.jpgPavement Reconstructions

Ongarue Waimiha Road

Contractors are currently completing pavement construction from 11km to 13km just before Paraketu Road. Temporary Traffic Management is in place. Please follow all speed limits

Matapuna Road

Contractors are currently completing earthworks in preparation for pavement construction on Matapuna Road. Temporary traffic management is in place.

Emergency Works

Much of the Ruapehu Roading Network is ever susceptible to slips and dropouts due to the environment that we live in.

This week crews expect to be working at sites on Crotons Road. Please follow the Temporary Traffic Management that is in place.

Crews may respond at any time to urgent jobs elsewhere in the district to clear slips and fallen trees from roads, and may leave the above sites unfinished but will return to complete once other sites are made safe. Please follow all Temporary Speed Limits and Temporary Traffic Management.

Other Works

Contractors are currently on and around Taringamotu and Hikumutu Roads, undertaking seal repairs. Please follow all Temporary Traffic Management and Temporary Speed Limits.

Updated 15.04.2019

Page reviewed: 23 Apr 2019 1:01pm