Update: State Highway 1 partially closed following crash near Johnsonville - motorway now reopened


Update: 8.25pm

The crash scene has been cleared and the northbound lanes of the motorway have reopened. Drivers can expect delays while queued traffic clears.

28 January 2024 8:15pm

The northbound lanes of the State Highway 1 motorway are closed near Johnsonville following a crash this evening.

The crash, which occurred near the Johnsonville offramp, was reported around 7:45 pm.

Both northbound lanes of the highway are currently blocked – emergency services and contractors are attending the incident.

Drivers heading north out of Wellington’s CBD on State Highway 1 can expect delays until the crash scene is cleared. They should either delay their travel or consider an alternate route.

Updates on the highway’s status can be found on the NZTA/Waka Kotahi website:

Highway Conditions - Wellington(external link)