Possible heavy traffic after long weekend

NZTA is advising traffic could be heavy on SH2 today. File image: SunLive.

Traffic is expected to be busy between Tauranga Katikati today as people head home after the long weekend.

The NZ Transport agency is advising people to expects delays in both directions on State Highways 2.

“Traffic is expected to be busy through this area between 12pm and 4:30pm for southbound traffic and between 9am and 6pm for Northbound Traffic today.

“Road users are advised to expect delays and allow extra time for their journeys when travelling through this area.”

Delays are also occurring on State Highway 25 near Kopu with Google Maps live traffic showing heavy congestion in the area.

Traffic is heavy on SH25. Image: Google Maps.

“Westbound traffic is currently busy through this area. Road users are advised to expect delays.”

The NZTA also expects State Highway 25A south of Tairua to be busy today as well.

“Traffic is expected to be busy through this area between 8am and 9pm for northbound traffic today.”

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