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1 Aug 2021 17:20
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    Ashburton Bridge is back running as usual

    Ashburton Bridge is back running as usual


    Waka Kotahi has smoothed a dip in the bridge's deck, allowing the speed limit to return to 50 kilometres an hour.

    Traffic's been slowed by a limited of 30, since the recent flooding and pier damage.

    Waka Kotahi network manager Jessica McFarlane says they are aiming to complete remaining bridge repairs in the next two months.

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