Update: SH2 Remutaka Hill closed due to crash - now open


State Highway 2, Remutaka Hill, is now open under stop/go traffic controls.

Update 11.55am

Drivers can expect delays travelling the route while the crash is cleared, and should follow all instructions from contractors and emergency services at the crash site.

Wet weather means drivers should take extra care on the roads and ensure they drive to the conditions. Please watch your following distances, reduce speed, and use headlights if visibility is poor.

27 January 2024 11:45am

State Highway 2, Remutaka Hill. Is currently closed following a crash this morning.

The crash, involving multiple vehicles near the Remutaka Hill summit (Featherston side), was reported just before 11:30am.

The highway is closed between the Kaitoke and Featherston Gates – drivers should delay their travel and avoid the area.

Emergency services and contractors are attending the incident.

Road users can keep up-to-date on the highway’s status on the NZTA/Waka Kotahi website.

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