Buller District Council

Road Closure Update for Buller District

1st February, 2018

Please note the following road closures – please do not drive on flooded roads – this is dangerous and also floods surrounding houses

  • Darkies Terrace Rd blocked, 22t excavator working through this now
  • Virgin Flat Rd blocked, 20t excavator working through this
  • Martins Creek Rd blocked, electrical cables still entwined
  • Wilsons Lead Rd being opened up to single lane at the sea end. Access still available other end. Clean up further tomorrow.
  • Flooding on Orowaiti nearly subsided. Staff will check and clear sumps in this region over the next few hours, incase of further surge tonight.
  • Derby St near estuary still flooded
  • Domett near energy centre flooded
  • Stephens Rd remains flooded
  • Karamea highway / Kongahue / Granite Creek Blackwater culvert area is open. Flooding subsided
  • New report of trees over snowy and this is to be investigated.
  • Brown Creek Rd closed from trees, awaiting electro services to clear lines to get to this road
  • Westport to Greymouth – still closed

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