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SH2 Katikati to Tauranga near Work Road down to one-lane due
to burst water main


State Highway 2 between Katikati and Tauranga near Work Road is down to one-lane due to a burst water main, advises the NZTA.

Motorists are advised to expect delays today and tomorrow morning through this area while the site is being secured and repairs are being made to the burst water main.

A speed restriction of 50km/hr is in place and motorists are encouraged to avoid this area if possible or use alternative routes SH27 and SH29.

To find out the latest on all highway conditions go to link) and go to 'Road and Travel Info' or call our 0800 4 Highways (0800 44 44 49) number.

For more information contact:

Glenda Dobbyn
Senior Advisor Communications and Engagement
T: 07 928 7908
M 021 021 67217