NZ Transport Agency crews made good progress over the weekend clearing the significant slip which last week blocked State Highway 73 on the Lower Otira Gorge. Around 9,000 cubic metres of material was removed on Sunday.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that State Highway 2 Rimutaka Hill Road is currently closed due to strong wind gusts. Motorists should delay their travel over the Rimutaka Hill until weather conditions ease.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 27 January 2017. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
With Wellington Anniversary Weekend coming up, and other events in and around the wider Wellington region throughout January and February, the NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists to plan ahead and avoid traditional peak travel times if possible.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising that a number of roads in the South Island are closed to due slips, fallen trees and flooding. Motorists are advised to delay travel and check the latest conditions before starting their journey.