Drivers note: Blasting on R72 between Port Alfred and Fish River postponed

JANUARY 13, 2016

The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) would like to notify motorists that blasting scheduled for Wednesday, at 3pm, at Shaw Park quarry, between Port Alfred and Fish River, has been postponed.

Blasting will instead take place next Wednesday, 20 January 2016, at 3pm. Motorists should expect travel delays on the R72 between Port Alfred and Fish River due to blasting taking place at Shaw Park quarry.

The Shaw Park quarry is situated next to the R72, near the intersection of the R72 where a gravel road leads to Shaw Park. The quarry area extends from the SANRAL kilometre markers 20,800 to 21,200.

Motorists are requested to plan their trips accordingly and be cautious when making use of the road, and comply with the instructions of safety personnel.