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The below information relates to events, extended projects and major works requiring lane closures or road closures in Hamilton City, which are likely to cause traffic delays.

Occasionally, major events may cause lane or road closures. For minor works, please refer to the minor roadworks page.


Road users are encouraged to use alternate routes where possible. Traffic management may be in place to ensure road users, including people on bikes and pedestrians, can navigate these areas safely while work is underway. Works and dates are subject to change based on factors such as wet weather, the current COVID-19 protocols, and staff availability.


Upcoming works


Road closures for rugby match
Tristram Street (from Mill Street to Abbotsford Street) and Abbotsford Street (from Tristram Street to Willoughby Street) will be closed on Friday 26 August from 4.30pm to 10pm for the Waikato vs Manawatuu Bunnings Rugby match at FMG Stadium. Marked detours will be in place for traffic.


McCorquindale Drive – lane closures
McCorquindale Drive (from Hare Puke Drive to Glaisdale Crescent) will have alternating lane closures from Sunday 21 August until Friday 26 August while stormwater pipes are installed. Please expect delays and consider using a different route.


Ongoing works/delays

Snell Drive – road closure
Snell Drive (from Magee Place to Winstone Avenue) is closed until the end of September for wastewater network upgrades. There is also a no right turn from Winstone Avenue onto Snell Drive. Residents continue to have both footpath and property access during these works. Detours are in place for vehicle traffic.


Carrs Road – eastbound road closure
Carrs Road eastbound (from Tramway Road to Wairere Drive offramp) is closed to vehicle traffic until late August, with marked detours in place. This closure is to complete the second stage of a two-stage project to install two new wastewater pipelines connecting the Peacocke development to the city’s existing wastewater network. The footpath on the south side of the road remains open. To find out more visit



All works operate safely under the Government’s COVID-19 guidelines. Please follow instructions from the work crews. Thank you for your patience and understanding – it is appreciated.


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