Fallen branch closes park road

WOOD WORK: Contractors Terry McIntosh and Lyall Tunnah clean up after a willow branch came down in Centennial Park in Timaru.
WOOD WORK: Contractors Terry McIntosh and Lyall Tunnah clean up after a willow branch came down in Centennial Park in Timaru.

Timaru's Centennial Park was closed to traffic this morning after the branch of a willow tree came down.

Contractors were alerted at 6am after the branch was discovered across the road, obstructing the path of traffic.

The Otipua Rd and Claremont Rd entrances were closed to traffic between 7am and 11am while the debris was cleared.

The Timaru Herald