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Road Closures – update no.7

News release
12:00pm, Friday 21 July 2006


Road Closures – update no.7

Local councils continue to monitor roads and public are advised to contact their local district council office for more detailed information on road closures.

Masterton District Council 06 378 9666
Carterton District Council 06 379 6626
South Wairarapa District Council 06 306 9611

Drivers are urged to take extreme care on all roads and drive to the conditions. Contractors are working hard across the region to make flood areas visible with safety cones and signage. Public are asked not to remove safety cones from the affected areas.

Current road closures include:

Masterton District

Road / Location Status Time Updated Comments
Whangaehu Valley Road Marginal 10:48 Slips
Masterton Castlepoint Road from Blairlogie Langdale Marginal 10:48 Slips
Road to Tinui
Peaks Road Closed 10:48 Fallen Trees
Te Parae Road Closed 10:48 Slips
Opaki Kaiparoro Road Marginal 10:48 Slips
Te Ore Ore Bideford Road Marginal 10:48 Slips

Carterton District

Road / Location Status Time Updated Comments
SH2 between Carterton and Clareville Open 11:00 Caution Surface Flooding
Te Wharau Road between Westmere Rd and Ruakiwi Rd Open 11:00 1 Lane Only
Chester Road Open 11:00 Caution Surface Flooding
Ponatahi Road at Foreman Jury Road Marginal 11:00
Clifton Grove Road Closed 11:00
Admiral Hill Road Closed 11:00 Slips
Ruakiwi Road Closed 11:00
Ponatahi Road at South End Closed 11:00
Hodders Road Closed 11:00 Surface Water
Hughes Line Marginal 11:00 Surface Water
Francis Line Marginal 11:00 Surface Water
Park Road at Short Street Marginal 11:00 Caution Surface Flooding
Dalefield Road (extreme care at Factory Road) Open 11:00

South Wairarapa District

Road / Location Status Time Updated Comments
SH2 between Featherston and Greytown Open 11:00 Caution Surface Flooding
White Rock Road between Lagoon Hill and Tuturumuri Closed 11:00 Surface Flooding
Ponatahi Road at Huangarua Bridge Closed 11:00
Cape Palliser Road at Whatarangi Closed 11:00 Surface Flooding
Martinborough - Longbush Road at Popes Head Closed 11:00 Caution Surface Flooding
Greytown Bidwills Cutting Road Marginal 11:00 Caution Surface Flooding
Jenkins Dip floodway bridge in operation (no access to Open 11:00 Caution Surface Flooding
vehicles over 10 tonne)
Hinakura Road Open 11:00 Slip
Pahautea Road Closed 11:00
Pukio West Road Closed 11:00
Oporua Floodway in operation Closed 11:00
Wards Line Marginal 11:00 Caution Surface Flooding
Fenwicks Road Marginal 11:00 Caution Surface Flooding
Glendrynoch Road at the bridge Closed 11:00
Whakarua Road Open 11:00 4WD Only
Summer Hill Closed 11:00
Haurangi 2 off Ruakokopatuna Road Closed 11:00
Hautotara and Mangapari Marginal 11:00 1 Lane only

A further release will be issued if the situation changes.


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