State Highway 7 was closed earlier today after a truck rolled on a bridge near Hanmer Springs turn off, a key route to Nelson and the West Coast.
Stop/Go manual traffic management is now in place, SH7, as at 2 pm, drivers should expect delays, aiming for a full opening around 3 pm.
Hanmer Springs is still accessible from the Canterbury side.
There have been difficulties righting the truck and removing the load of timber off the road.
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