Wellington Scoop

Fire in car closes southbound lanes of SH1 at Plimmerton for an hour

Photo: NZTA

Both southbound lanes of State Highway One at Plimmerton were closed for an hour this morning because of a car fire.

The Transport Agency’s initial warning at 9.30: delay your journey if possible.

Then at 9.45: a detour is now in place via James Street. Expect delays.

And at 10.15: The car fire in Plimmerton is now clear, both lanes are open again. Expect delays while the traffic backlog clears.