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Roadworks on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday

Oct 12, 2018
Roadworks on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks is scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 15 October 2018 to Friday, 19 October 2018.

The planned traffic accommodation is as follows:

  • The left lane between Chase Drive and St. Leonards Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between St. Leonards Road and Spondo Road will be closed for 500m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The right lane between Johnson Road and Chelsea Road will be closed for 300m when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
  • The left lane between Johnson Road and Chelsea Road will be closed for 400m, when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
  • The left lane between Chelsea Road and Ralo Road will be closed for 1km, when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
  • The right lane, 1km after Mission Arterial Road, will be closed for 200m when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane, between Chelsea Road and Johnson Road, will be closed for 500m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • The left lane between Johnson Road and Spondo Road will be closed for 500m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • The left lane between Dyke Road and Chase Drive will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • Roadworks are expected at the corner of Johnson Road and the R75 and the corner of Dyke Road and the R75 during off peak hours.

“Motorists are asked to plan their trips accordingly, consider alternative routes and to use caution when making use of the road,” said Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Region’s Manager.

SANRAL apologises for any inconvenience caused.     

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