Karangahake Gorge closed overnight for maintenance next Monday & Tuesday
A full road closure is planned for the Karangahake Gorge from 8 pm to 5 am both on Monday 17th June and Tuesday 18th June weather permitting. Cordons will be in place between the Paeroa urban boundary and the Waihi urban boundary for essential Road Maintenance Works.
There will be a full closure between Albert St in Mackaytown and Seddon St in Waikino - with SH2 closed to through traffic between Paeroa and Waihi.
Karangahake Gorge residents should note that teams will be working at multiple sites within the closure area and will assist with necessary travel where possible.
Detour route: Southern Detour: SH2 (Waihi to Tauranga), SH29, SH24, SH27 (Matamata to Tatuanui), SH26 Tatuanui to Paeroa) - and vice versa. Northern Detour: SH25 (Waihi to Hikuai), SH25A, SH26 (Kopu to Paeroa) - and vice versa.