West Coast Road Closure - SH 6, Hari Hari, West Coast
Location: Sh 6, Hari Hari, West Coast
The one lane bridge across the Wanganui river on State
Highway 6 at Harihari has been washed away at one end.
The road will be closed for some time.
This is the
main road along the West Coast so the detour is a lengthy
one via Wanaka.
Transit New Zealand will be the updating
agency re length of
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