INDEPENDENT NEWS

SH 1 Rakaia - Crash

Published: Wed 23 Aug 2017 04:48 PM
3pm
Due to a crash on State Highway 1 - Rakaia at the Rakaia Rail Overbridge is currently CLOSED.
Motorists are advised to please follow directions of emergency services who are on site.
3.20pm
An update…
A detour has been put in place - northbound traffic via Main Rakaia Rd - Old South Rd - SH 1 and reverse for southbound traffic.
Motorists are advised that Old this is an unsealed road and drivers should reduce their speed and take extra care.
This detour is not suitable for HPV vehicles.
4.18pm
The road remains closed at this time - the next update is expected at 5pm.
It has also been confirmed that the detour route is suitable for HPV vehicles.
Please check the traffic and travel map for updates on this closure of the Rakaia Rail Overbridge:
http://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/roadclosures/181952

Next in New Zealand politics

RNZ Live Updates: SkyCity fire day three
By: RNZ
Gordon Campbell on Simon Bridges and political correctness
By: Gordon Campbell
Police Commissioner announces independent review
By: New Zealand Police
PM's Post-Cab: Now We Are Two
By: The Scoop Team
Revamp of guidelines for meth sentencing welcomed
By: NZ Bar Association
Armed police patrols will cause American-style shootings
By: People Against Prisons Aotearoa
Amnesty Int calls on Gov not to rush Terrorism Bill
By: Amnesty International
Funding to support Christchurch Call – Expert Reaction
By: Science Media Centre
Live: SkyCity fire brings Auckland CBD to a halt
By: RNZ
'No question': APEC will be in Auckland, despite fire - PM
By: RNZ
SkyCity fire still burning, PM to visit today
By: RNZ
SkyCity fire 'absolutely devastating', CEO says
By: RNZ
Update - fire in Auckland CBD
By: New Zealand Police
Fire incident - Auckland CBD
By: New Zealand Police
SkyCity fire - Expert Reaction
By: Science Media Centre
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media