Media release #9 – Wanganui District flooding: 16 October 2013 – 4.00pm

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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

Page reviewed: 16 Oct 2013 4:00pm