BOP highway closure reminder

SH36, from Ngongototaha to Hamurana, is closed this morning. File photo.

Motorists travelling between Tauranga and Rotorua today are being reminder of a highway closure this morning.

State Highway 36, near Gloucester Road, is closed and will be for around three hours.

Police say the road closure is to allow for a scene examination to take place following a fatal crash on January 29.

"There will be traffic management in place but motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible and expect delays," says a police spokesperson.

"Motorists are thanked in advance for their patience."

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