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This page has information on events, projects and major works requiring lane or road closures in Hamilton Kirikiriroa.    

Road users are encouraged to use alternate routes where possible. Traffic management may be in place to make sure 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 and staff availability.



Rotoroa Drive – road closure 

The one-way section of Rotoroa Drive (after the parking lot) will be closed on Thursday 27 June from 7am12pm, and on Friday 28 June from 7am7pm for the Maanawatia a Matariki event. 



Upcoming works   

Claudelands Road – lane closure 

The eastbound lane of Claudelands Road (from Victoria Street to Grey Street), including Claudelands Bridge, will be closed on Sunday 23 June from 9pm – 6am. A one-way detour will be in place for through traffic. Pedestrians and people on bikes will continue to have access. 



Ongoing works/delay

Vesty Avenue – lane closure 

Vesty Avenue (from Aurora Terrace to Carrington Avenue) continues to have one lane closed at a time until Thursday 27 June, for footpath and kerb renewals.  


Te Tiireke Drive and Inuwai Street – road closures 

Te Tiireke Drive (from Hahawaru Lane to Cabourne Drive) and Inuwai Street (from Te Tiireke Drive to 29 Inuwai Street) remain closed until Friday 28 June between 6pm – 7am, for water connections work. 


Bryce Street – road closure   

Bryce Street (from Seddon Road to Tristram Street) remains closed until the first week of July for safety improvements. Pedestrians and people on bikes will continue to have access. Staff will be on-site to support access into Circus Park. 


Horsham Downs Road – road closure  

Horsham Downs Road (from 112 Horsham Downs Road to 173 Horsham Downs Road) remains closed until Wednesday 31 July for the Borman Road connections project. A signed detour is in place for through traffic and people on bikes. 


Waikato Expressway (State Highway 1C)   

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi are doing a series of roadworks on State Highway 1C on the Te Rapa section of the Waikato Expressway. 

The Te Rapa section, from the Te Wetini Drive/Wairere Drive overbridge near Wintec through to the Horotiu Interchange, will be reduced to one lane in each direction and have speed restrictions in place until Sunday 30 June. 

The northbound offramp to the Horotiu Interchange remains closed while the northbound onramp will be closed on Saturday 22 June, between 7am – 5pm. 



Please follow instructions from the work crews. Thank you for your patience and understanding – it is appreciated.         

Occasionally, major events may require a lane or road closure to support the smooth running of an event. For minor works, please refer to the minor roadworks page.              

Council has a focus to provide a transport network that helps connect people and places in safe, accessible, and smart ways. We have a Vision Zero philosophy for road safety, meaning we aim to have zero deaths and serious injuries on our city’s roads. This is one of the key outcomes in our transport strategy Access Hamilton – Ara Kootuitui Kirikiriroa.   


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