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Hutt River Trail section at Maoribank reopened.

The section of the Hutt River Trail that was previously closed due to an unstable bank has undergone repairs and is now open. Some issues remain with the bank but contractors have erected fencing to enable users to navigate the path safely. Extreme caution still advised The fencing does make the path narrower so pedestrians… Read more »

NZTA resurfacing SH2-Totara Park intersection overnight, 2 – 4 April

NZTA are resurfacing the State Highway 2/Totara Park intersection tonight, Wednesday night, and Thursday night (2 – 4 April). In order to carry out the work, State Highway 2 (River Road) will be closed between the Whakatiki and Maoribank intersections from 9.00 pm – 5.30 am. A detour will be in place rerouting through traffic… Read more »

Gibbons Street/SH2 roundabout partial closure from 11 March

Wellington Water has begun the replacement of the wastewater pipe in Gibbons Street. The new wastewater pipe will provide a higher level of resilience for seismic events and accommodate future developments in the area. From 11 March 2019, the Gibbons Street/SH2 roundabout will be partially closed. This means that traffic heading to SH2 will be… Read more »

NZTA: Upcoming Remutaka Hill (SH2) road closures

State Highway 2 (SH2) over the Remutaka Hill will be closed for two blocks of five consecutive nights during March 2019 to enable essential maintenance work to be safely carried out. The Remutaka Hill road will be closed from 9pm to 4am, for five consecutive nights on: Sunday 3 March to Friday morning 8 March… Read more »

Hutt River Trail section closed at Maoribank

A section of the Hutt River Trail has been closed temporarily due to an unstable bank underfoot. At present, the closure is temporary until the area can undergo an engineering assessment. Hutt River Trail users are advised to avoid this section of the path for their own safety. A detour is in place as per… Read more »

Akatarawa Road is now open

Slip blocking Akatarawa Road

1.20 pm Akatarawa Road is now open. Drivers are asked to take care through the area. 8.31 Akatarawa Road is closed to through traffic due to a slip. The slip is approximately five minutes north of Staglands Wildlife Reserve and Café. Staglands remains open and can be accessed from Upper Hutt. Contractors are onsite to… Read more »

Slip blocking Akatarawa Road—road now open

Land slip covering Akatarawa Road

1.32 AM, Tuesday 8 January Akatarawa Road is now open to through traffic. The slip blocking the road this morning has been cleared. 8.35 AM, Tuesday 8 January Akatarawa road is closed due to a slip blocking the road. Council officers are investigating and we’ll provide more information as it becomes available. Read more »

Slip blocking Akatarawa Road—road now open

Land slip covering Akatarawa Road

2.25 PM, Friday 21 December Akatarawa Road is now open to through traffic. There will still be heavy trucks moving debris along the road so drivers are asked to exercise extreme caution. 4.15 PM, Thursday 20 December The slip is estimated to be over 1000 cubic metres and expected to take more than 1 and… Read more »

Permit Granted for Lime Scooters in the Hutt Valley

Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt Councils have issued a permit to allow e-scooters to operate in locations across the Hutt Valley. The e-scooters are the first of their kind in the Wellington region and will operate in most parts of Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt. Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt City Council have been… Read more »