Traffic advisory: Blasting on the R61 between Coghlan and Baziya

APRIL 28, 2016

The R61 national route, between Coghlan and Baziya, in the Eastern Cape will be closed due to blasting scheduled to take place on three days in May between 1:45pm to 2:15pm.

Blasting is scheduled on the R61 National Route on the following days:

Date

Time

Area

Wednesday, 4 May

2pm

Mputi

Wednesday, 11 May

2pm

Empindweni

Thursday, 12 May

2pm

Baziya Mission

 

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) appeals to people living within a 600m radius of the blast area to gather at specific points for evacuation by Aveng Grinaker – LTA busses.

Residents will have to meet at the evacuation gathering points at 1:30 pm. The busses will drop off residents at about 2:45 pm.

“The community liaison officer and ward councillors will notify residents of the evacuation gathering points,” said Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Regional Manager.

SANRAL apologises for any inconvenience caused.