Landslip blocking both lanes in Manawatu Gorge

A previous slip which closed the road through the Manawatu Gorge in 2013. File photo / DANNEVIRKE NEWS
A previous slip which closed the road through the Manawatu Gorge in 2013. File photo / DANNEVIRKE NEWS

The Manawatu Gorge is closed after a landslip blocked both lanes, police say.

The gorge near Palmerston North is likely to remain closed overnight and the situation will be assessed in the morning.

Alternative routes are available via the Saddle Road and the Pahiatua Track.

- NZ Herald

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