Site visitors builds forward of Easter lengthy weekend in Auckland and Wellington

Traffic backed up in Wellington after train wagons derailed yesterday.

2021-04-01 10:56:37

Easter holidaymakers are already taking to the roads this night, heading out of Wellington and Auckland.

Traffic backed up in Wellington after train wagons derailed yesterday.

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Photograph: RNZ / Rob Dixon

In Auckland, there’s heavy visitors on State Freeway 1, north and southbound.

NZTA additionally urged warning as moist climate settles in throughout the area amid heavier visitors with holidaymakers.

Tomorrow, congestion is anticipated on SH1 between Puhoi and Wellsford and between Manukau and Bombay.

Motorists are suggested to permit additional time for journey if going via SH1 between Victoria Valley Rd and Makene Rd within the Mangamuka Gorge.

On account of a restore work following a big slip, A bit of the freeway has needed to shut for all autos attributable to restore work following a big slip.

Mangamuka Gorge will reopen to mild autos and campervans solely between 8am and 7pm each day over Easter weekend.

In Wellington, northbound visitors on SH1 is heavy this afternoon from Peka Peka to Ōtaki, with delays of as much as 45 minutes for journey via Waikanae to Ōtaki.

NZTA stated queues are more likely to construct again to Waikanae Seashore and weren’t anticipated to ease till after 6pm.

Delays have eased on SH58 following a crash this afternoon.

Within the South Island, there is a regular movement of visitors between Oamaru and Balclutha.

Site visitors is anticipated to be heavy on SH6 tomorrow in addition to for these travelling northbound on SH8 Tarras on 3 April.

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