Two crashes and a breakdown are snarling up early morning traffic around Auckland today.

Crashes blocking the right lanes of the southbound Southern Motorway and eastbound Upper Harbour Highway have now been cleared but traffic is already heavy.

A breakdown blocking the right citybound lane of the Northwestern Motorway after Western Springs has now been pushed clear.

Auckland traffic updates

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NORTHERN MOTORWAY
CITYBOUND: Slow between McClymonts and Onewa Rd
NORTHBOUND: Free flowing

SOUTHERN MOTORWAY
CITYBOUND: Easing through Papakura, heavy through Manukau to Greenlane
SOUTHBOUND: Heavy through Spaghetti Junction through to Greenlane where the earlier crash has moved to the shoulder

NORTHWESTERN MOTORWAY
CITYBOUND: Heavy at Royal Rd, then between Lincoln Rd and the Southern Link. Earlier breakdown between Bond St and Newton Rd has been pushed clear of lanes, expect delays
WESTBOUND: Free flowing

SOUTHWESTERN MOTORWAY
NORTHBOUND: Heavy in patches between Great South Rd and Massey Rd
SOUTHBOUND: No delays