Tree blocks State Highway 3 near Awakino Gorge

Several trucks are already stranded. File photo
Several trucks are already stranded. File photo

A tree has fallen across State Highway 3 in the Waikato, blocking both sides of the road.

The tree fell north of the tunnel near the Awakino Gorge.

The Transport Operations Centre has been advised but motorists can expect delays until the road is cleared by contractors.

Several trucks are already stranded.

It is unknown at this stage when the road will be cleared.

- NZ Herald

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