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Area Warning: SH 2 Upper Hutt to Featherston (Remutaka Hill), Wellington

Caution: Area Warning

SH 2 Upper Hutt to Featherston (Remutaka Hill), Wellington


Detour route
Using Pahiatua Track: Northbound traffic use SH1 to Ohau, turn right onto SH57, follow along then turn right onto Pahiatua Aokautere Road and then back onto SH2. Reverse for southbound. Using Saddle Road: Northbound traffic use SH1 to Ohau turn right onto SH57, turn left onto SH3, turn right onto Cambridge Avenue, right onto Mulgrave Street, then left onto Salisbury Street, then onto Saddle Road. Follow along then turn left onto Oxford Road, right onto Woodlands Road, left onto SH3 and then right onto SH2 (Masterton Road). Reverse for southbound traffic. Please note these detour routes will add approximately 3 and a half hours to your journey time.
8 Nov 2020 6:54am
13 Nov 2020 4:00am
Expected resolution
13 Nov 2020 4:00am
Last updated
26 Oct 2020 7:35pm
Due to various works on Remutaka Hill, the road is scheduled to close overnight in both directions on Sunday 8th November until Thursday 12th November from 9pm to 4am with the final closure expected to reopen by 4am Friday 13th November. Road users are advised to plan your journey accordingly. For more information, please visit