George Municipality upgrades Nelson Mandela Boulevard Bridge

NOVEMBER 3, 2016

Upgrading of the bridge crossing Hope Street in Nelson Mandela Boulevard was finished at a cost of R1.2 million.

George Municipality Civil Engineering Directorate had to do urgent repairs at the section between Foundry and Merriman Streets. Besides the work on the decks that were sagging, the bridge joints also had to be replaced.

The finished product is an improved roadway for the safety of motorists. The work was finished over a period of 2 weeks from 17 October until 28 October.

Image: Workers doing the finishing touches after the upgrading of the bridge in Nelson Mandela Boulevard (crossing Hope Street) on Wednesday, 2 November.