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State Highway 3 through the Manawatū Gorge has been closed since slips caused major damage to the road in April 2017. State highway traffic is being rerouted across the Saddle Road (north of the gorge) and the Pahiatua Track (south of the gorge).

All roadworks are subject to weather and other factors and may be cancelled or postponed at late notice.

Saddle Road (Ashhurst to Woodville)

Location Type of work Hours Mon 14th

Tue  15th

Wed 16th Thu 17th Fri 18th Sat 19th Sun 20th
Various locations Woodville to Ashhurst

STOP/GO for road maintenance with a 30km/h speed limit

7:30am-4:00pm

      

 

  

   

Pahiatua Track (Aokautere to Pahiatua)

Location Type of work Hours

Mon 14th

Tue  15th Wed 16th

Thu 17th

Fri 18th Sat 19th Sun 20th
Various locations between Aokautere and Pahiatua STOP/GO for road maintenance and slip clearance with a 30km/h speed limit 

7:30am-4:00pm

 

  Cancelled due to wet weather         

Ballance Valley Road

Location Type of work Hours Mon 14th Tue  8th Wed 15th Thu 16th Fri 18th Sat 19th

Sun 20th

Various locations on Ballance Valley Road

STOP/GO for road maintenance with a 30km/h speed limit      7:30am-4:00pm                     

Detour map

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