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Roadworks between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday

Feb 16, 2019
Roadworks 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, 18 February 2019 to Friday, 22 February 2019.

The planned traffic accommodation is as follows:

  • The left lane between Chase Drive and Dyke Road will be closed for 400m 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 800m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Johnson Road and Chelsea Road will be closed for 340m, when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
  • The right lane between Johnson Road and Chelsea Road will be closed for 100m, when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
  • The left lane will be closed for 600m when approaching Mission Arterial Road, when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth during the day and reopened during peak hours.
  • The left lane between Johnson Road and Spondo Road will be closed for 100m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • The left lane between Spondo Road and St. Leonards Road will be closed for 850m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • The left lane between St. Leonards Road and Dyke Road will be closed for 1.2km during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • Roadworks are expected to take place at the following intersections: R75 and Dyke Road; R75 and St. Leonards Road; R75 and Spondo Road; R75 and Johnson Road; R75 and Chelsea Road; R75 and Ralo Road.

“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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