Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has opted for a left-turn in only to improve safety at the Mutton Town Road/Clyde-Alexandra Road SH8 intersection, rather than the full closure proposed and consulted on last year.
Northlanders can expect to see more activity beside the Loop Road roundabout in the coming weeks as Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency begins preparations for construction of Stage 2 of the Loop Road Safety Improvements project.
UPDATE: 6pm, Monday 13 February
For safety reasons SH1 between Brynderwyn and Waipu will remain CLOSED until further notice. There have been more slips overnight. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide further updates.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging people to avoid all non-essential travel in the Upper North Island, with several regions under MetService Heavy Rain and Strong Wind warnings from early tomorrow morning (Sunday 12 February).