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Bluff Road closed until further notice

07 January 2015

Bluff Road, a link road between Kuaotunu and Matarangi, has had to be closed for safety reasons until further notice.

An overhanging bluff about 350 meters from the Matarangi end of the road has become a high safety risk for vehicles and pedestrians.

Those who use the road as a link between Kuaotunu and Matarangi will need to use an alternative route. The road is being closed today and signage will be in place by the end of the week at the latest.

Barricades will go in today to prevent any potential injury should any part of the overhang collapse.

Investigations will need to be undertaken to figure out the best way to solve the problem and how much the options will cost ratepayers.

Once investigations are complete, options will be brought back to Council for a decision on the best way forward. We'll be working as quickly as possible to collect all the information Council will need to make an informed decision.

In the meantime, Bluff Road is closed until further notice.