18 Aug 2017

Wellington road reopens after slip re-closure

4:26 pm on 18 August 2017

Wellington City Council has announced it would reopen Ngaio Gorge Road at 4pm today after a new slip closed it again today.

Work to clear the slip blocking the Ngaio Gorge has been continuing for a week.

The road has only just reopened after workers spent days clearing away earlier slip damage. Photo: Supplied / Wellington City Council

The council said the road was closed in both directions this morning after the new slip.

The gorge - which is a major route for motorists in and out of the city - had been shut since a large slip came down in late July.

It only reopened to one lane of traffic earlier this week.

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