The emergency closure is planned for Thursday night, 29 September. – to allow roading crews to clear multiple slips and make the highway safe for road users. This is a new closure and not part of previously announced planned maintenance events.
The details below outline the main Wellington region state highway roadworks occurring in the coming week (12 September). A full report will be posted to the Waka Kotahi website and may be updated with changes.
State Highway 59 remains closed between Pukerua Bay and Paekākāriki as contractors work to stabilise the hill above the road. This area had multiple slips last month and requires a significant amount of work to allow the highway to be made safe for road users.