Avoid SH2 Hewletts Road while damaged truck is removed

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The NZ Transport Agency is asking all road users to avoid the State Highway 2 Hewletts Road area in Tauranga or expect significant delays.

UPDATE: Roads are now open. Please expect delays while congestion clears.

Jean Batten Drive and the westbound lanes of Hewletts Road are closed while a truck, that was damaged in a crash earlier this morning, is removed.

Please avoid the area if possible. You can also expect delays on the following alternate routes:

Westbound: SH29A past Baypark Stadium.

People can get live updates and check if the road is open by calling 0800 4 HIGHWAYS or checking the website: www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/(external link)

They can sign up for alerts for their journey at: www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz(external link)

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