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Waimana Gorge and Waioeka Gorge may open tonight


10 August 2017

State Highway 2 Waimana Gorge and Waioeka Gorge may open tonight

The sections of State Highway 2 Waimana Gorge and Waioeka Gorge closed after slips are expected to open tonight.

The NZ Transport Agency is asking people to delay their travel or use an alternative route such as State Highway 30 through Whakatane and Wainui Road for Waimana Gorge while the roads are closed.

The agency says people should check the website or call the 0800 number before they leave for their journey and take extra care if they decide to take an unfamiliar route.

If it is unsafe to open the road or if the situation changes the latest information will be published atwww.nzta.govt.nz/traffic.

For real time information on highway conditions and incidents or to report issues on the network visitwww.nzta.govt.nz/traffic, call 0800 4 HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49) or follow the Transport Agency onFacebook or @nztawaibop on twitter.

For personalised information about conditions on your frequently used routes, road users can sign up towww.onthemove.govt.nz.

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