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Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch

Sep 3, 2019
Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch

Port Elizabeth - 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 today, Tuesday, 03 September to Friday, 06 September.

The planned traffic accommodation is as follows:

  • The left lane between Spondo Road and Johnson 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 Johnson Road and Chelsea Road will be closed for 1.2km during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Chelsea Road and Ralo Road will be closed for 1.0km during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane on the approach to Mission Road Arterial will be closed for 500m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Ralo Road and Chelsea 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 Chelsea Road and Johnson Road will be closed for 900m 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 1.4km during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • Night time closures between 19:00 and 05:00 are expected at the following intersections:  The R75 and Johnson Road; the R75 and Chelsea Road; the R75 and Ralo Road.
  • 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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