Cyclone Gita: Road closures and conditions 1:30pm 22/2

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists of the following closures and restrictions affecting several state highways following Cyclone Gita. The latest information is below:
Cyclone Gita update: Road closures and conditions – 1:30pm, Wednesday 22 February

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists of the following closures and restrictions affecting several state highways following Cyclone Gita. The latest information is below:

SH 1 Peketa to Goose Bay North Canterbury Road Closed
SH 1 Mangamaunu to Clarence North Canterbury Road Closed
SH 1 Hundalee North Canterbury Road Closed
SH 60 Riwaka to Takaka Nelson Road Closed
SH 73 Kumara Junction to Jacksons West Coast Road Closed [Update: Now re-opened]
SH 79 Geraldine South Canterbury Road Closed
SH 1 Pukerua Bay to Paekakariki Wellington Road Open – Restrictions
SH 8 Alexandra to Milton Central Otago Lane Closed
SH 1 Timaru South Canterbury Road Open
SH 1 Timaru to Glenavy South Canterbury Road Open
SH 1 Pukeuri to Oamaru North Coastal Otago Road Open
SH 2 Rimutaka Hill Wellington Road Open
SH 6 Westport to Greymouth West Coast Road Open
SH 6 Haast to Kingston Central Otago Road Open
SH 77 Aburton to Rakaia Gorge Central Otago Road Open
SH 8 Lindis Pass to Raes Junction Central Otago Road Open
SH 8 Burkes Pass to Washdyke South Canterbury Road Open
SH 82 Waimate South Canterbury Road Open
SH 82 Waimate to Kurow South Canterbury Road Open
SH 83 Duntroon to Pukeuri Coastal Otago Road Open
SH 85 Kyeburn to Alexandra Central Otago Road Open
SH 94 Te Anau to Mossburn Southland Road Open

Further updates to follow.
The latest severe weather information is available at http://www.metservice.com/.  For emergency and disaster updates visit www.civildefence.govt.nz

Social media updates

For Central North Island

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For Wellington
www.twitter.com/NZTAWgtn
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For South Island

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