11 Feb 2018

New slip closes SH6 between Fox Glacier and Franz Josef

9:28 pm on 11 February 2018

A new slip has closed State Highway 6 between Fox Glacier and Franz Josef, close to where another slip closed the road earlier this month.

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Photo: Supplied / NZTA

The Transport Agency said contractors had checked the damage and work to clear the slip would begin first thing in the morning.

No detour is available.

Earlier this month, a slip blocked SH6 south of Haast, trapping about 600 tourists in the town.