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Temporary Road Closures - NZTA Hawkes Bay Expressway Safety Improvements

Published: 24 June 2020


Monday, 29 June 2020 – Tuesday, 30 June 2020 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

Due to wire rope barrier installation works, State Highway 2 will close between Watchman Road and Prebensen Drive for the Southbound direction only on Monday 29th June and then for the Northbound direction only on Tuesday 30th June between the hours of 9am and 4pm

A detour will be in place. Please follow the detour and allow extra time for your journey.

Detour route:

  • Southbound traffic will be detoured down Meeanee Quay, Pandora Road, right into SH50 Hyderabad Road and then right onto SH50 Prebensen Drive, rejoining the Expressway at the Prebensen Drive roundabout.
  • Northbound traffic will be detoured down SH50 Prebensen Drive, left into SH50 Hyderabad Road, left into Pandora Road, along Meeanee Quay, rejoining at the Watchman Road roundabout.
  • All vehicles on route specific permits, including HPMV's and other permit holding vehicles, travelling on SH2 Expressway, will be allowed to drive on the closed section. Traffic controllers will allow these vehicles access to the closed section of the Expressway.

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