Edit: as at 10:05am Northcote Road is reported to be reopened and flowing freely. ^SB
Northcote Road has been closed, apparently for a scene examination in relation to an incident that happened early this morning. Please take care if you are in the area and watch out for traffic. Follow Transport for Christchurch for updates.
Northcote Rd has now been reopened. Traffic is free flowing in the area. ^LT
9.40AM 17 FEB
The closure on Northcote Rd remains in place. Traffic is being detoured via local roads and traffic is moving smoothly.
The detour adds about another 3-5min to the drive time in the area.
The road is expected reopen around midday. ^LT
9.40AM SAT 17 FEB
Due to a police operation Northcote Rd is currently closed between Cavendish Rd and Northfield Rd.
Westbound traffic are being detoured at Cavendish Rd, eastbound traffic are being detoured at Northfield Rd.