Road and Highway Conditions

Information on roading maintenance activities scheduled for Council owned and maintained roading network on the Coromandel.

Alerts will be posted on our homepage if there are any roading issues on the Coromandel. Or, get alerts sent to your inbox via our email newsletters, or check the latest updates on our Facebook page.

Want to stay up to date with what’s happening on the state highways around Coromandel?

For Coromandel residents, a functional state highway network in and around the district is vital for daily life and prosperity. Waka Kotahi (New Zealand Transport Agency) is responsible for maintenance of the State Highway 25 and 26 and State Highway 25A (Kopu-Hikuai Road) on the Coromandel, and prioritise the maintenance of the state highway network in the right places at the right time, ensuring that the Coromandel state highways and bridges are safe, regularly inspected and maintained.

Here's a map of State Highway 25 and our local roading network online.

Road works and closures:

Tuateawa shoulder repair work

On Monday 23 May the road shoulder on Tuateawa Road, 500m south of the Little Bay Drive intersection, will begin to be repaired. This is estimated to take six weeks with rolling road closures from Monday to Friday, with the following times:

7.00am to 7.30am - OPEN 
7.30am to 11.30am - CLOSED 
11.30am to 12.00pm - OPEN 
12.00pm to 4.15pm - CLOSED 
4.15pm to 7.00am - OPEN 

These times allow the school bus to get through and emergency vehicles will be given priority, however access will be restricted for heavy vehicles. 

Kerb and channel construction project, Ocean Beach Rd, Tairua  

Please follow the traffic management in place while Storms Contracting continue working between 7am-6pm, Monday to Friday and possibly on Saturdays from 7.30am-1pm.

Albert St, Thames

On Wednesday 25 May the upper section of Albert Street will be closed between 9am-3pm while NPE Tech and Downer install underground cables, streetlight poles and possum guards.

If any residents or road users wish to discuss one of the projects above further, please ring our Council’s customer services on 07 868 0200 or email

You can also view roading activities programmed for the week here.