Central Hawke’s Bay District Council, with funding from the Provincial Growth Fund are improving transport infrastructure for the communities along the Porangahau and Wimbledon roads.
In June 2019 Council received $20.1m in Provincial Growth Funding (PGF) from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to improve transport infrastructure for communities on Porangahau and Wimbledon Roads.
With growing volumes of freight using the route, reliability and resilience needs to be assured if the regional economy is to be protected and opportunities for productivity are enhanced.
The conclusion of this project will provide future generations with safe and durable roading infrastructure along what is a key thoroughfare in our district. You will be kept informed in advance of any construction works due to take place, which may result in a delay to your journey.
Council apologise for any short-term disruption that the project may cause.
Work will continue through to June 2022 across the programme. To follow progress as work gains momentum across the route - visit our interactive MAP.
Central Hawke’s Bay District Council welcomed Provincial Growth Fund investment announcements today granting more...
10 June 2019
We meet Josh Paku the Senior Contract Manager at Russell Roads, our contractors on some of the projects across the ...
18 February 2021
We meet Meet Grant Maxwell, NZ Geotechnical & Structural Discipline Leader at Stantec, our engineers on the Poranga...
11 February 2021
We meet Andrew Quigley, Principal Engineer – Transportation at Stantec, the Engineers on the PGF Porangahau Wimbl...
4 February 2021
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