1.30pm Update: Traffic is now reported to be flowing freely again along SH2 between Whakamarama and Omokoroa.
Earlier traffic was reported to be at a standstill.
A driver had reported that a road crew had been putting in a new powerpole on SH2, which was causing delays.
Traffic is building up along SH2 near Omokoroa this morning.
Reports are coming in to SunLive of traffic being at a standstill between Omokoroa and Pahoia on Saturday.
One driver has reported that there is a road crew putting in a new powerpole on SH2, and that there is stop-go traffic management in place.
The traffic build up apparently started about 10.30am.
If you are travelling in this area, please consider taking a detour via Barretts Road in Whakamarama.
It is unknown at this stage how long the traffic delays will be.
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