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SH 73 between Springfield and Arthurs Pass open to single lane


The NZ Transport Agency is advising that State Highway 73 from Springfield to Arthurs Pass is now open to one lane under stop/go control, between Bealey & Cass, due to a fire in the area

As an alternative route for travel to the West Coast, please consider using the SH7 Lewis Pass route. The next update is expected at 12 noon today.

Check the Transport Agency’s Traffic and Travel map(external link) for updates.

Other places to get updates on state highways in the South Island:

Facebook NZ Transport Agency South Island(external link)

See the NZ Transport Agency's travel and traffic page here.(external link)

Call 0800 4 HIGHWAYS 0800 44 44 49

Twitter link) (Canterbury/ West Coast(external link)) link) (Otago Southland twitter page(external link)) link) (Nelson/ Marlborough, Top of the South(external link))