Holiday congestion, and a bus in trouble, caused lengthy delays to southbound traffic on State Highway 1 today.
Here are some of the brief summaries tweeted by the NZ Transport Agency:
Otaki queue now approaching Levin. Expect major delays
The southbound queue in Otaki is now approaching Manakau. Expect long delays
Expect major delays near Paekakariki. Northbound queue from Pukerua Bay. Southbound queue approaching Paraparaumu.
A bus is blocking the southbound lane on State Highway 1 at the intersection with Paekakariki Hill Rd. Expect significant delays in both directions
The bus has been cleared from State Highway 1 in Paekakariki. Expect long delays in both directions while the backlog clears