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Snow and ice UPDATE - CTOC Advisory - South Island

Snow and ice UPDATE - CTOC Advisory - South Island

With winter driving conditions now well and truly here we would ask motorists to check out the NZ transport Agencies Winter Journeys webpage. This page has a range of helpful advice and travel tips to help ensure safe and comfy travel this winter.

The snow is now clearing from South Island State Highways and mountain passes. The following road closures and warnings are still in place at the moment.

The following State Highways are affected by winter snow & icy conditions.

• SH 87 Outram to Kyeburn – The road is now OPEN.
• SH 87 Middlemarch to Outram – snow and ice affecting the road. Road users are asked to take extra care.
• SH 94 Te Anau to Mossburn – Ice is affecting the road. Road users are asked to take extra care.
• SH 94 Milford Sound to Te Anau – Ice is affecting the road. Extra care is needed.
• SH 85 Alexandra to Ranfurly – Snowy conditions exist on the road. Road users are asked to take extra care.

In all cases road users should drive to the conditions to ensure a safe and comfortable journey.

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