Port Elizabeth traffic interruptions again on Monday and Tuesday night

NOVEMBER 23, 2015

The South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) has warned of possible traffic flow interruptions taking place in Port Elizabeth on Monday evening.

Roads will again be closed during the evenings in order to complete the asphalt patching operations. At each road to be closed, a variable message sign (VMS) board will be in operation.

The following roads will be closed during night time:



Proposed Shift


Settlers interchange Section 3 (East bound on ramp)




Settlers interchange Section 4 (North bound)




Cape Road/ Kragga Kamma interchange




Herewith, some assistance with regard to alternative routes:

Alternative routes: St Georges

From the west to Motherwell and Wells Estate Bluewater Bay interchange:  turn left into Weinronk Way, left into Hillcrest Right into Riverside, left  into Tipper's Creek, right into Amsterdamhoek Drive and right into Grahamstown Road (R102)

Going east from Motherwell: Turn left (west) onto R102 off Addo Road (R335), then right into Neptune Road, and left onto N2 at Neptune interchange

Going east from Wells Estate: turn right (west) onto R102 off Addo Road (R335), right into Neptune Road, and left onto N2 at Neptune interchange

Alternative routes: Commercial Road

From west approach Kempston Road interchange, turn right onto Commercial Road (R75).

Going West

West onto Chase Drive to Stanford Road interchange.

Alternative routes: Stanford Road interchange

Follow Stanford Road to Kempston Road, turn left (east/north-east) onto Kempston Road interchange.

Alternative routes: Kragga Kamma interchange

If on Cape Road, proceed to Cape Road and Disa Avenue intersection, turn north onto Disa Avenue to the William Moffett/Cotswold interchange.

If on N2, take William Moffett/Cotswold interchange.  Proceed to Disa Avenue and Cape Road intersection.

Motorist are advised to travel with caution and to plan their trips in advance.