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South Island state highway update


State Highway 6 from Haast to Makarora has re-opened in the last hour and will remain open until 9pm. The road will be closed overnight, re-opening at 6am.

State Highway 73 from Cass to Arthur’s Pass will remain open overnight but will be limited to single-lane traffic with speed restrictions. Contractors will be on-site overnight.

Motorists are advised to check the NZTA website - link) - or phone 0800 4 HIGHWAYS for the most up-to-date road and latest traffic information.

For more information please contact:

Jan McCarthy
Media Manager - Christchurch
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