Omokoroa Road upgrade works

Omokoroa Road upgrade from State Highway 2 to the railway​
Update: 12 December 2017

The upgrade of Omokoroa Road has been slower than programmed due to many weather delays over winter. With conditions improving, earthworks will start again.

The project includes:

  • ​​​Two kilometres of widened road carriageway

  • ​Safety improvements to the Prole Road intersection

  • Two new intersections for three larger scale housing developments

  • A new cycleway

  • Undergrounding overhead power lines in conjunction with the installation of fibre optic telecommunications cable

  • Relocation of remaining overhead power lines and underground telecommunications cables

  • Relocation of a section of sewer transfer line (completed)

  • Installation of a new bulk watermain to service Omokoroa peninsula

  • New rider-mains running off the bulk main to service all properties along the length of the project

  • The old decommissioned asbestos cement watermain will be excavated and removed to a certified receiving site. This will be done in a contained and safe manner - so don't fret if you see asbestos removal specialists wearing protective gear!

  • A new park-and-ride facility is planned near the Prole Road intersection 

The project will carry on through this summer construction season and includes two new intersections to service the adjoining land development.

Earthworks will continue along the project length between September 2017 and April 2018 followed by the new carriageway and surfacing. 

Surplus material from the roading earthworks has been put into the Special Housing Area for future road embankment and the construction of a stormwater pond.

Coordination with everyone involved in the roading upgrade has been an essential part of the project’s progress. Council acknowledges the cooperation of the many organisations and authorities associated with the project. ​

We thank you for your patience during this time.

See here for the updated roading plan for Omokoroa - Nov 17


Page reviewed: 12 Dec 2017 11:08am