Night works to close Poike Rd roundabout

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Road closures and detours will be in place at the Poike Rd roundabout on State Highway 29 (SH29) as night works start on Monday.

Motorists who travel through the Poike Rd roundabout are advised that major night works will start on Monday July 14.

Pavement repair work will take place to the roundabout, and all its approaches, starting 6.30pm and will continue each night through to 6.30am on Thursday July 17.

During certain phases of the work parts of the roundabout will be closed off to vehicles.

Motorists travelling on Poike Rd approaching the roundabout from the Windermere Bay of Plenty Polytechnic or from Ohauiti Rd may be required to take a signposted detour route, either via:
- the SH29 Oropi Rd roundabout or the SH29 Welcome Bay Rd roundabout or,
- Ohauiti Rd / Welcome Bay Rd.

Motorists travelling on SH29 approaching the roundabout will not be detoured.

There will be a 50km/h speed restriction in place both during unattended day hours and during the hours of the night works, 6.30pm to 6.30am, including on the adjacent portions of Poike Rd.

Motorists are advised to drive with care and to expect delays as there will be an uneven surface, especially during the early evening hours.

- BAY OF PLENTY TIMES

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