Closure of SH1 South Bound between Drury and Ramarama
22 November 2012
NZ Transport Agency –
Closure of SH1 South Bound
between Drury and Ramarama tonight
The NZ Transport
Agency advises drivers that SH1 South Bound between Drury
and Ramarama, will be closed tonight for maintenance work.
The work will be carried out this evening (Thursday
22nd November) between 8pm and 5am.
Detours will be in
place via Great South Road and drivers are asked to follow
the signposted routes.
The NZTA thanks drivers for
their patience and apologises for any inconvenience while
this important work is carried out.
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