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Roadworks and lane closures between Port Elizabeth and Despatch

May 3, 2019
Roadworks and lane closures between Port Elizabeth and Despatch

Port Elizabeth/Despatch motorists urged to plan trips due to roadworks

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, 06 May 2019 to Thursday, 09 May 2019.

The planned traffic accommodation is as follows:

  • Three hundred meters (300m) of the left lane between Chase Drive and Dyke Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours for vehicles travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • Three hundred meters (300m) of the right lane between Chase Drive and Dyke Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours for vehicles travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch. 
  • Nine hundred (900m) of the left lane between Dyke Road and St. Leonards Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours for vehicles travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch. 
  • Nine hundred meters (900m) of the left lane between St. Leonards Road and Spondo Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours for vehicles travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch. 
  • 1km of the right lane between St. Leonards Road and Spondo Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours for vehicles travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch. 
  • 2km of the left lane between Spondo Road and Johnson Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours for vehicles travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • 2km of the left lane between Johnson Road and Spondo Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours for vehicles travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • 900m of the left lane between Spondo Road and St. Leonards Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours for vehicles travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth
  • 300m of the left lane between Dyke Road and Chase Drive will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours for vehicles 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.

Lane Closures between Port Elizabeth and 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 1.7km when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch, it will remain closed until further notice.
  • The left lane will be closed for 500m when approaching Mission Arterial Road when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch, it will remain closed until further notice.
  • The left lane between Ralo Road and Chelsea will be closed for 1.7km when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth, it will remain closed until 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.

“Motorists are asked to plan their trips accordingly, consider alternative routes and to use caution when making use of the road,” Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Region’s Manager said.

SANRAL apologizes for any inconvenience caused.   

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