Old Waimakariri Bridge closed due to high river levels
3 January 2013
Old Waimakariri Bridge closed due to
high river levels
The Old Waimakariri Bridge was
closed on Wednesday afternoon due to high river levels. It
is expected that the bridge will be reopened by the end of
the week, once the water level subsides and the structure
can be checked. A notice will be issued when it is
Please note this does not affect the main
Waimakariri Bridge on State Highway
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