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Roadworks on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch

Jul 13, 2018
Roadworks on R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks including nightworks is scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 16 July 2018 to Friday, 20 July 2018.

The planned roadworks is as follows:

  • The left lane at the corner of the R75 and Dyke Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours.
  • The left lane between St. Leonards Road and Spondo Road will be closed for 1km during the day and reopened during peak hours when you are travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The right lane between Spondo Road and Johnson Road will be closed when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
  • The left lane between Johnson Road and Perseverance Road will be closed when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
  • The left lane between Ralo Road and Mission Arterial Road will be closed when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
  • The left lane after Mission Arterial Road will be closed for 2km during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Ralo Road and Perseverance Road will be closed when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • The right lane between Perseverance Road and Johnson Road will be closed for 2km when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • The left lane between St. Leonards and Dyke Road will be closed during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • Night roadworks from 7pm until 5am will take place at the intersections of R75 and Dyke Road and the R75 and St Leonards Road. A stop and go signage will be in operation during this time at these intersections.

“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.