State Highway 29 is closed near the Maungatapu Bridge after a crash earlier this evening, the NZ Transport Agency says detours options are Hewletts Road and across the Harbour Bridge or Welcome Bay Road.
The Transport Agency says the details of the crash are yet to be confirmed, at this stage motorists are asked to avoid the area and to use the appropriate detour.
Motorists can find information about most road closures, detours and road works by calling the NZTA’s free phone on 0800 4HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49), which can also be used to report any significant road issues or hazards which people may come across during their travels.
The NZTA also uses other technology to provide information to enable drivers to make better informed choices about their travel. On The Move is a free service which enables people to sign up for information about crashes, road works and driving conditions on their frequently used routes - to sign up, go to www.onthemove.govt.nz(external link).
For more information please contact:
Media Manager Waikato & Bay of Plenty
Engagement and Communications
NZ Transport Agency
T: 07 928 7908
M: 021 021 67217