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Roadworks continue on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch

Nov 6, 2019
Roadworks continue on 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 Monday, 04 November 2019 to Friday, 08 November 2019.

The planned traffic accommodation is as follows:

  • The left lane between St. Leonards Road and Spondo 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 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.
  • Between Johnson Road and Chelsea Road the left lane will be closed for 500m and the right lane 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 100m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The right lane between Ralo Road and Chelsea Road will be closed for 200m 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 300m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • Between Johnson Road and Spondo Road the right lane will be closed for 600m and the left lane 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 St. Leonards Road will be closed for 100m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • Night time closures between 7pm and 5am the following morning, are expected at the following intersections: The R75 and St. Leonards Road, the R75 and Johnson Road, the R75 and Chelsea 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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