Controlled blasting between Majola Tea turnoff and Tombo

OCTOBER 28, 2016

The South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place on the R61 Section 8, between the Majola Tea turn off and Tombo at 3pm on Tuesday 1 November 2016.

The road will be closed approximately 49 km’s from Mthatha CBD or 35.5 km’s from Port St Johns, between 2:55pm to 3:45pm.

“Residents are requested to vacate all houses near the blast area up to a radius of 500m by 2:45pm,” said Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Region manager.

Stop and Go sections are planned for this section of the road and motorists are requested to plan their trips accordingly.