Due to a serious crash at the Awakino Tunnel State Highway 3 is currently blocked
State Highway 43 between Taumarunui and Whangamomona is also closed due to slips. The road is expected to be open tomorrow afternoon.
The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 3 can be used as a detour if people have to travel.
It says people should expect delays in the area and should check the NZ Transport Agency website(external link) before travelling.
Check the Transport Agency’s website: www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic(external link) for the latest highway information.
Freephone 0800 4 HIGHWAYS for national and regional travel updates.