Blasting near Majola Tea turnoff

AUGUST 17, 2015

The South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that blasting is scheduled to take place near the Majola Tea turnoff on the R61, between Mthatha and Port St Johns - roughly 55 km from Mthatha, on Tuesday, at 3pm.

The road will be closed between 50.5km and 52.8km on the R61 section 8 from 2:55pm to 3:15pm.

Residents are requested to vacate all houses near the blast area up to a radius of 400m by 2:45pm.

Stop and go’s are planned for the section of the road and motorists are requested to plan their trips accordingly.