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 require a lane or road closure to support the smooth running of an event. 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 and staff availability.
Change of road name – Von Tempsky Street to Puutikitiki Street
From Monday 28 November, Von Tempsky Street in Hamilton East will officially be changed to Puutikitiki Street. All property numbers will remain the same following the road name change.
Black Caps vs India One Day International Cricket
The upcoming Black Caps vs India Cricket One Day International will be held on Sunday 27 November which will see multiple temporary road closures in the central city, including:
- Seddon Road (from Norton Road to Somerset Street) - road closed from 9am to 1am
- Seddon Road (from Norton Road to Marama Street) – road closed from 8pm to 1am
- Norton Road (from roundabout to London Street) – road closed from 8pm to 1am
- Tristram Street (from London Street to Bryce Street) – road closed from 8pm to 1am
- Bryce Street (from Tristram Street to Seddon Road) – road closed from 8pm to 1am
- Sommerset Street (from Devon Road to Seddon Road) – road closed from 8pm to 1am
Detours will be in place for vehicle traffic.
Hamilton Christmas Parade
The Hamilton Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday 4 December which will see temporary road closures in the central city including:
- Willoughby Street (from Mill Street to Anglesea Street) - road closed from 7am to 5pm
- Anglesea Street (from Willoughby Street to Rostrevor Street) – road closed from 7am to 5pm
- Anglesea Street (from Rostrevor Street to Knox Street) – road closed from 1pm to 5pm
Detours will be in place for vehicle traffic.
Weetbix Kiwi Kids Tryathalon – northbound lane closure
The northbound lane on Hillcrest Road (from O’Donoghue Street to Silverdale Road) will be closed Sunday 4 December from 8am to 1pm for the Weetbix Kiwi Kids Tryathalon. Detours will be in place for vehicle traffic.
Mangaharakeke Drive and Lincoln Street – road closures
Mangaharakeke Drive (from Avalon Drive to Lincoln Street), and Lincoln Street (from Mangaharakeke Drive to Greenwood Street) will be closed on Sunday 4 and Monday 5 December from 7pm to 6am for road resurfacing. Pedestrians will still have access via footpaths where available, and people on bikes should use shared paths and alternative routes. Detours will be in place for vehicle traffic.
Normandy Avenue – eastbound lanes closed until Monday evening due to emergency wastewater pipe repair
Both eastbound lanes of Normandy Avenue – from the Ohaupo Road State Highway 3 roundabout to Odette Avenue – will be closed from late afternoon Saturday 26 November until Monday evening 28 November while our crews assess and repair a damaged wastewater pipe.
Our team is working hard to fix the issue as soon as possible, however, please expect traffic delays in the area and build additional time into your travel while the eastbound lanes remain closed.
Bryce Street – road closure
Bryce Street (from Seddon Road to Tristram Street) is closed until further notice. Pedestrians and people on bikes will continue to have access.
Tristram Street and Collingwood Street intersection – expect delays
Please expect delays at Tristram Street (from Ward Street to Thackeray Street), Collingwood Street (from Anglesea Street to Ruakiwi Road until mid-December while minor safety improvements are underway.
Dalgliesh Avenue – road closure
Dalgliesh Avenue is closed until mid-December to through traffic for footpath and kerb and channel repairs. Detours are in place and residents on Dalgliesh Avenue and Mews Place will continue to have access from Garnett Avenue, please note there will be no access via Te Rapa Road. Pedestrians and people on bikes will continue to have access.
North City Road – road closure
North City Road (from Ennion Rise to Fergy Place) is closed until mid-December while we build a new roundabout and upgrade the road outside Rototuna Village to make it more pedestrian and bike friendly. Bourn Brook Avenue intersection reopens January 2023 and North City Road reopens April 2023. Detours are in place for through traffic and a detour for pedestrians and people on bikes is via Korikori Park.
Jellicoe Drive – road closure
Jellicoe Drive (from Bledisloe Terrace to Hayes Paddock) is closed to through traffic until late-December for road repairs. Businesses remain open and vehicle access to properties will be maintained for residents and businesses. The footpath will remain open to all and there are no changes to the rubbish and recycling kerbside collection. Buses are diverted up Plunket Terrace – see busit.co.nz. Parking is still available by Wellington Street beach and businesses remain open.
Wairere Drive and Ruakura Road intersection – expect delays
Please expect delays at the Wairere Drive and Ruakura Road intersection until early December while intersection upgrade works are underway.
Please follow all instructions from the work crews. Thank you for your patience and understanding – it is appreciated.