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Ngauranga Gorge closed briefly because of wind damage to signs


News from NZ Police
State Highway 1 in the Ngauranga Gorge was closed in both directions at 1pm today because the high winds were damaging directional signs with a risk of them falling.

The highway was closed between Johnsonville and the Ngauranga/Hutt Road interchange.

After police had worked with contractors to secure the signs, northbound lanes were reopened at 1.40pm. Southbound lanes reopened about ten minutes later.

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