Tauranga Eastern Link

Bay of Plenty’s largest roading project

A highway recognised by the government as a Road of National Significance, the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) is the Bay of Plenty’s largest roading project and a key strategic transport corridor for the region.

The Tauranga Eastern Link comprises 21km of new State Highway and includes interchanges at Mangatawa, Domain Road, a new roundabout for Paengaroa junction, overbridge for Parton Road, bridge over the Kaituna River, underpass for Maketu Road and bridge over the East Coast Main Trunk railway line (SH2/33). Construction work commenced in late 2010 and finished in July 2015.

Bartley Consultants were part of the OPUS/URS lead design team for the Fulton Hogan/HEB Construction Alliance who built this project. Bartley Consultants were responsible for the pavement design and specifying the construction requirements for all road pavements and surfacing and monitoring the construction of the pavement.