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Auckland traffic: Scrub fire causes delays on Northwestern Motorway

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A small scrub fire is causing delays on Auckland’s north-western motorway just after St Lukes Rd early this morning. Image / Waka Kotahi NZTA

A small fire on a section of Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway caused some delays on the network early this morning.

Emergency services responded to the scene after reports of an incident just after 7am.

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“A small scrub fire has the right east-bound lane closed just prior to Bond St overbridge after St Lukes Rd.”

Drivers are being told to merge with care to pass as a result.

People planning to travel in the area this morning are also told to expect delays until lanes are re-opened.

The fire closed the right east-bound lane for some time before authorities announced that the fire had been extinguished just before 7.30am.

“All lanes east now available again,” Waka Kotahi NZTA said.





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