Te Awanui Drive has now reopened to two lanes following a crash on the bridge this morning.
Police earlier were called to a vehicle collision on Te Awanui Drive on the Tauranga Harbour Bridge this morning.
A truck carrying a crane crashed on the bridge and caused significant delays.
Police advised motorists to avoid the area.
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Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency also advised motorists travelling between Mount Maunganui and Tauranga to avoid the bridge.
The left westbound lane was blocked over the bridge as a crane had partially gone through the barrier.