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Roadworks on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch this week

Sep 23, 2019
Roadworks on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch this week

Port Elizabeth - The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that scheduled roadworks will take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 23 September 2019 to Friday, 27 September 2019.

The planned traffic accommodation is as follows:

  • The right lane between St. Leonards Road and Spondo Road will be closed for 100m 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 200m 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 400m 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 100m 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 900m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane after Mission Road Arterial will be closed for 100m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Mission Road Arterial and Ralo Road will be closed for 300m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • 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 500m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Dyke Road and Chase Drive will be closed for 120m 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 Dyke Road; the R75 and St. Leonards Road; the R75 and Chelsea Road; and 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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