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Controlled blasting along the R61 between All Saints and Baziya

Dec 5, 2016
Controlled blasting along the R61 between All Saints and Baziya

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that a blasting operation is scheduled to take place along the R61 between All Saints and Baziya, in the Mputi area, on Thursday, 8 December at 3pm.

The R61 will be closed from 2:45pm-3:15pm.

All people living within a 600m radius of the blast location must gather at specific points for evacuation by Aveng Grinaker-LTA busses. The gathering points shall be communicated by the community liaison officer and ward councillor.

“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.