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Updated: Wellington Traffic Warnings for Friday 21 December – NZTA

There are a number of traffic warnings in place as the annual Christmas exodus begins tomorrow. The Wellington App will keep you up to date with any additional incidents on the roads as the day progresses.

 

Below is the most up to date list of road closures and traffic warnings as of Thursday 20th December.

Paekākāriki Hill Road will be closed to through traffic from 2-7pm.

Image: NZTA

Expect very heavy traffic from 8:30am until 7:30pm on SH1 along the Kapiti Coast

Image: NZTA – Predicted congestion based on previous years travel patterns.

Expect heavy traffic on SH2 Northbound over Remutaka Hill from 1pm until 5pm

Image: NZTA – Predicted congestion based on previous years travel patterns.

Northbound passing lane closed – SH1

 

Due to holiday traffic the northbound passing lane north of Te Horo is now closed. Expected to reopen by 8pm. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Weather Conditions

Metservice expects it to rain briefly in the morning, followed by fine spells throughout the rest of the day.

-TWA