16/10/2013 4:00:00 p.m.
Local roads update
As at 4.00pm Wednesday, October 16, the following local roads are affected by flooding and/or slips. Caution is required on all roads due to surface flooding and slips.
Mangamahu township to Fields Track – closed (may be open by Thursday night)
Creek Road (closed from mid-point), Rangiora Road, Kainui Road, Mangawhero Road, Owhakura Road - closed
State Highway 4 – passable
Whangaehu Valley Road – major dropout just south of Rangiora Road - closed until at least Thursday night
Makirikiri Valley Road – passable
Whanganui River Road – open to Ranana
Kauarapaoa Road - closed at bottom end
Junction Road– closed
State Highway 3 at Whangaehu Bridge – open to all traffic, single lane only