SH29 to be closed following crash
A section of State Highway 29 will closed this morning following a crash on the Matamata side of the Kaimai Range.
NZTA says the highway, east of SH28, will be closed in both directions.
"Due to a crash SH29, East of SH28 in both directions, will be closed for vehicle recovery.
"This closure will last about 1 hour. Avoid the area or delay your journey if possible."
A police spoksperson says they received a report of a truck and trailer going off the road at the intersection of SH29 and SH28 at around 4.50am.
"The truck was blocking one lane.
"Traffic control is in place and there was no reported injuries."
Motorists are being advised to use either SH28, SH36, SH5 or SH2 as alternative routes until the road is re-opened.
SH29 KAIMAI RANGES - ROAD CLOSING - 8:05AM— NZTA Waikato/BoP (@NZTAWaiBoP) June 9, 2019
Due to a truck crash #SH 29 (Kaimai Ranges) will close shortly (for approx 1 hour) to enable vehicle recovery. Please delay your journey or consider alternative routes: https://t.co/3DCBLPfAPZ ^TP pic.twitter.com/dSm3PJsD1B
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