Slip on State Highway 2, Remutaka Hill, causing traffic delays


Drivers travelling between Wellington and Wairarapa can expect delays as road crews clear a slip on State Highway 2, Remutaka Hill.

Update 7:20 pm:

Contractors have cleared the slip and the road is now open in both directions. Drivers may experience some delays as queued traffic clears.


Slip, SH2 Remutaka Hill.

The slip is on the Featherston side of the hill and is blocking one lane – it was reported around 2:45 this afternoon.

Contractors are on-site and working to clear the road. This is expected to take several hours.

Stop/Go traffic controls are in place, meaning drivers will experience delays when travelling through the affected area. Drivers travelling over the Remutaka Hill must factor extra time into their travel plans.