They are hoping the southbound carriageway will be opened in time to accommodate afternoon peak hour traffic.
The two drivers of the trucks involved have escaped unscathed.
East Coasters who were at the scene have sent through pictures showing the extent of damage caused.
See the photos below:
(Photos: Netcare 911)
(Photos: Andrias Mathios)
(Photos: Beverley Robinson)
UPDATE: Both lanes on the N2 south bound have been reopened - while the north bound carriageway remains closed.
(Photo: Anandran Naidoo)
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