NCTIR Road Closure Update 11.15am Wed 27 Sept 2017
NCTIR Road Closure Update 11.15am Wed 27 Sept
Following the crash which closed the road this
morning on the Inland Route 70 north of Mt Lyford, the crew
have now cleared the road and reopened it to traffic.
Inland Route 70 – REOPENED but expect
Please still travel with care and expect
delays as there is ongoing work along this route.
Reminder: SH1 South of Kaikoura between Peketa
and Goose Bay – CLOSED as per schedule
section of SH1 South is currently closed as part of a
scheduled work day. A local drive-through is scheduled for
6pm tonight as normal.
Thank you for your patience.
Check www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic or call 0800 4
HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49) for real time information before
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