Morven crash update: highway closure extended

Press Release – NZTA

The serious crash between two vehicles at Morven, between Timaru and Oamaru, is keeping the highway closed until around 6 pm tonight.
17 February 2017 | SOUTHERN REGION

South Canterbury, Morven crash update: highway closure extended

The serious crash between two vehicles at Morven, between Timaru and Oamaru, is keeping the highway closed until around 6 pm tonight.

The detour route is sealed and suitable for heavy vehicles, via Old Ferry Road and Glenavy Tawai Road, just north of the Waitaki River. The detour route adds just a few kilometres to the overall journey time. (See map below.)

The Transport Agency thanks all drivers for taking care on the detour and around road crews.

• Please read our earlier media update here and check the Transport for Christchurch website for later updates.

Ways to know before you go – where the delays might be on our state highways:

• Facebook NZ Transport Agency South Island

• See the NZ Transport Agency’s travel and traffic page here.

• Updates on Canterbury closures here.

• Call 0800 4 HIGHWAYS 0800 44 44 49

Twitter

https://twitter.com/NZTACWC (Canterbury/ West Coast)

https://twitter.com/NZTAOS (Otago Southland twitter page)

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