Te Puke - Bay Of Plenty - Lane Blocked
Location: Te Puke
District: Bay Of Plenty
Short description: Lane Blocked
As a result of a truck losing its trailer
down a bank, the north bound lane of SH2 between Te Puke and
Poplar Lane is closed while the trailer is recovered.
Traffic is limited to one lane for approximately one hour
and motorists are asked to exercise patience if driving in
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