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Source: New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that Maungatautari Road will be closed at the intersection of State Highway 1 from 7pm Sunday 14 February to 7pm Sunday 21 February.

The closure is to ensure the safety of motorists as well as road crews who will be carrying out repairs and resurfacing of SH1 adjacent to the intersection with Maungatautari Road. Drivers on SH1 are reminded to comply with temporary speed restrictions as they pass through the site.

In the event of an emergency on the Karapiro section of SH1, Maungatautari Road will be re-opened for detour traffic. Traffic Management staff will be onsite 24 hours a day while Maungatautari Road is closed to assist with access to the immediate residents affected by the closure and provide a SH1 detour if required.

Traffic heading towards Maungatautari from the north will need to detour via Cambridge or from the south via Arapuni.

Visit the interactive Waka Kotahi Journey Planner website ( link) for the latest information on roadworks, traffic, road closures and detours to help plan your trip.

Waka Kotahi thanks road users for their patience while we carry out this work.

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