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SH2 Apata closed due to serious crash


Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 2 is closed between Wainui South Road and Esdaile Road due to a serious crash.

There is a detour in place. Northbound traffic should turn left onto Esdaile Road, right onto Wainui South Road and left onto SH2. Southbound traffic should turn right onto Wainui South Road, left onto Esdaile Road and right onto SH2. This detour is not suitable for heavy traffic.

Bay of Plenty System Manager Rob Campbell says motorists are encouraged to delay their journeys where possible and to avoid the area.

“Please visit the Transport Agency’s Journey Planner website for up-to-date information about the closure and detour.

“The Transport Agency thanks motorists for their patience.”

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