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State Highway 3 through the Manawatū Gorge has been closed since slips caused major damage to the road in April 2017. State highway traffic is being rerouted across the Saddle Road (north of the gorge) and the Pahīatua Track (south of the gorge).

All roadworks are subject to weather and other factors and may be cancelled or postponed at late notice.

Saddle Road (Ashhurst to Woodville)

Location Type of work Hours Mon 21st Tue 22nd Wed 23rd Thu 24th Fri 25th Sat 26th Sun 27th
Woodville to Ashhurst

No works

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Intersections of Woodlands Rd/Oxford Rd and Woodlands Rd/SH3

Shoulder Closure

7am - 5pm

   

Pahīatua Track (Aokautere to Pahīatua)

Location Type of work Hours Mon 21st Tue 22nd Wed 23rd Thu 24th Fri 25th Sat 26th Sun 27th
Aokautere to Pahīatua No works

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Detour map

Map showing detour routes

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