State Highway 1 closed to northbound traffic – Glenside to Tawa (all northbound lanes now OPEN)


The motorway’s northbound lanes have now reopened.

9:55am update

However, there is significant congestion in the area and drivers can expect delays until queued traffic clears.

NZTA Waka Kotahi wants to thank motorists for their patience and cooperation while emergency services and contractors worked to clear this crash.

8:55am update

Drivers heading north out of Wellington can expect delays while emergency services attend a crash on the State Highway motorway near Tawa.

The highway is currently closed to northbound traffic between Glenside and Tawa off-ramps. The highway remains open to southbound traffic.

It follows a crash where a vehicle has rolled. The incident was reported just after 8:30 this morning.

Emergency services and contractors are at the scene and are working to reopen the motorway’s northbound lanes.

Drivers can expect significant delays until the crash scene is cleared. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and delay their travel.

Updates on the highway’s status can be found on our website.

Highway Conditions - Wellington(external link)