Winter work ahead for delayed expressway

Work on the Waikato Expressway, including at Tamahere, may need to continue through winter – if weather allows – to make up for time lost during the Covid-19 lockdown.

In a recent progress update, NZTA said at the expressway’s Southern Interchange at Tamahere, the new link road is under construction from Birchwood Lane. Check out the explanatory graphic.

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Road work to bite commuters

The impact of work on the Waikato Expressway at Tamahere (pictured) is set to bite further on drivers, especially during heavy commuter traffic on State Highway 1/Cambridge Rd.

From next Monday, March 27, northbound traffic heading into Hamilton on SH1 will be merged into one lane at the Tamahere interchange.

Speed restrictions will also begin at the interchange – the SH1 intersection with Airport and Tauwhare roads – to allow safe traffic flow.

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