The NZ Transport Agency is aiming to reopen a single lane at Omoto, near Greymouth, to traffic early next week, dependent on slip movement over the next few days and the weather. SH7 was fully closed east of Greymouth mid last week after an historic landslide which reactivated in August, requiring traffic management.
The NZ Transport Agency is keeping State Highway 7 closed at Omoto, between Greymouth and Stillwater, for the rest of today and overnight. The highway was closed around 7 pm last night (Wednesday) after significant movement from an historic slip which activated mid-August after a period of extensive rainfall. It has remained closed all day.