11 Sep 2013

SH6 closed by slip between Haast and Makarora

6:53 pm on 11 September 2013

A large slip on the West Coast of the South Island has forced the closure of part of State Highway 6.

SH6 closed by slip between Haast and Makarora.

SH6 closed by slip between Haast and Makarora. Photo: NZ TRANSPORT AGENCY

The Transport Agency says the road between Haast and Makarora will remain closed overnight Wednesday because of the slip at Diana Falls.

It will be assessed on Thursday morning.