The Napier Taupo highway is expected to re-open at 4.30pm
A truck and trailer crash blocked the highway from before dawn today.
After delays of many hours the Napier-Taupo road is expected to be open and flowing by 5pm
The road was closed during the salvage of a truck and trailer which crashed this morning at about 5am today.
A long queue stretching back to Bayview eagerly awaited the opening.