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Road closed following crash at SH2 and SH25 near Ngatea/Maramarua - diversions in place


The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) advises that the road is closed at the intersection of State Highway 2 and State Highway 25 near Ngatea, following a crash between a car and a truck earlier this afternoon.

The following short detours are in place:

  • Southbound traffic on SH2 should instead turn left along SH25 towards Kopu/Thames/Coromandel, turn right into Canal Rd then left onto SH2 to resume their journey towards Ngatea and Paeroa.
  • Northbound traffic on SH2 should turn off SH2 by turning right into Canal road, then left onto SH25 towards Auckland.
  • Northbound traffic on SH27 should turn right onto SH2, then left onto Canal Rd, before turning left onto SH25 towards Auckland.
  • Both Canal Rd East and  Canal Rd West are less than 7km from the SH2/SH25 intersection and from the SH2/SH27 intersection.

Highway Network Operations Manager, Karen Boyt, says the road will be reopened once Police investigations at the scene of the crash are completed.

“We would like to thank motorists for their patience around this and encourage them to take note of the traffic controls in place and follow the detour signs at each point.”