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Quick Win Retaining Wall Construction

Central Hawke’s Bay District Council has contracted Downer to strengthen two existing retaining walls on Porangahau Road, to account for the increased traffic being experienced along this major thoroughfare, and future proof for further growth.

Retaining wall 1: Located 27.5km from Waipukurau. Works due to start Monday 22 June (weather dependant).

Retaining wall 2: Located 28.5km from Waipukurau. Works due to start on Monday 29 June (weather dependant).

Please account for minor delays to your journey, with the potential for single lane traffic being controlled by a stop/go system, through the course of the works.

Work is scheduled for completion Sunday 23 August, (weather dependant). Council apologise in advance for any disruption to your travel through this time.

Please obey road signage on the work sites for the safety of all road users and construction staff.

For further information please contact the following:


John Patten, Contract Manager – 027 232 5946

James Paston, Project Manager – 027 447 0221

Riaan Van der Merwe - (06) 835 5789

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