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Roadworks on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday

Apr 8, 2019
Roadworks on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday

Port Elizabeth drivers encouraged to plan trips due to roadworks between Port Elizabeth and Despatch

Port Elizabeth - The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks will take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 8 April 2019 to Thursday, 11 April 2019.

The planned traffic accommodation is as follows:

  • The left lane between Chase Drive and Dyke Road will be closed for 750m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The right lane between Chase Drive and Dyke Road will be closed for 200m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch. 
  • The left lane between Dyke Road and St. Leonards will be closed for 900m 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 650m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch. 
  • The left lane between Spondo Road and Johnson Road will be closed for 300m 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 when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch, it will remain closed until further notice.
  • The left lane between Chelsea Road and Ralo Road will be closed for 600m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane will be closed for 600m when approaching Mission Arterial Road, when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth, it will remain closed till further notice.
  • The left lane between Chelsea Road and Johnson Road will be closed when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth, it will remain closed until further notice.
  • The left lane between Spondo Road and St. Leonards Road will be closed for 650m 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 for 750m 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: The R75 and Dyke Road; The R75 and St. Leonards Road; The R75 and Spondo Road; The R75 and Johnson Road; The R75 and Chelsea Road; and The 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 apologizes for any inconvenience caused. 

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