The Terrace Tunnel in Wellington is open to traffic heading into the city after it closed because of a truck that was too tall, the Transport Agency says.
It said there would be significant delays from before the Ngauranga interchange.
SH1 TERRACE TUNNEL, SOUTHBOUND - OVER-HEIGHT VEHICLE - 8:20AM— NZTA Wellington (@NZTAWgtn) February 17, 2019
Due to an over-height vehicle, the #TerraceTunnel is closed to all southbound traffic. Expect significant southbound delays. Please consider delaying travel. ^RS pic.twitter.com/XBSXBBz8d0
Auckland commuters have also faced delays this morning.
NZTA said a crash on the southern motorway into the city earlier this morning has cleared, but there would be delays.
SH1 SOUTHERN MWY - CRASH CLEARED - 7:35AM— NZTA Akld & Nthlnd (@NZTAAkl) February 17, 2019
The earlier crash at Princes St has now been CLEARED with all 3 lanes OPEN AGAIN CITYBOUND this morning. Please allow extra time with delays from Manukau. ^TP pic.twitter.com/jaDXDGtZ7K
FINAL UPDATE 8:25AM— NZTA Akld & Nthlnd (@NZTAAkl) February 17, 2019
Traffic remains heavy southbound on #SH16 through the Westgate area and on the previous detour routes between Westgate and Henderson. Allow extra time for any travel in this area this morning. ^TP