Gas leak - Hamilton - Waikato
"Police News Alert Issued *** 10.20am, February 6th
SH1 – Road Closure in
Police would like to advise motorists
that a section of SH1 in Hamilton has been closed due to a
gas leak. Diversions are in place, and as at 10:00am are
expected to be needed for a number of hours.
is on Greenwood Street near Kahikatea Drive.
alternate routes where possible, so as to avoid the area and
If you have to travel through the area
please be patient and expect delays.
© Scoop Media
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