Fallen trees close part of SH1 at Taupō

Motorists are advised to avoid the intersection of SH1 and SH5 (Napier – Taupo Road) in Taupo as fallen trees have closed the highway.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle. Source: 1 NEWS

The NZ Transport Agency have told motorists to detour via SH32 and SH41 and to expect extra time on their journey.

Contractors were notified around 12.30pm today and are working to clear the debris.