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SEVERE DELAYS REMAIN – Terrace Tunnel now OPEN in both directions

Update: 4:29pm: The Terrace Tunnel is now open in both directions. However traffic remains severely congested throughout the city as a result of the closure. Please continue to expect significant delays.

Update 4:16pm: Police said the incident had now been resolved and a person had been taken to hospital in a critical condition.


Update 4:08pm: The Terrace Tunnel Northbound lanes are now open. Southbound remains closed. Continue to expect significant delays throughout the city. Reports indicate it is taking more than 40 minutes to reach Newtown from the CBD.



Due to a police incident, the Terrace Tunnel is CLOSED in both directions. Expect delays throughout the city – Road users are urged to delay travel if possible

Editor: When more information is available this post will be updated

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