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Roadworks on the Nico Malan Pass, between Seymour and Whittlesea

Oct 27, 2016
Roadworks on the Nico Malan Pass, between Seymour and Whittlesea

The South African National Roads Agency Soc Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify road users that roadworks is continuing on the Nico Malan pass, between Seymour and Whittlesea on the R67, in the Eastern Cape.

Roadworks start in the morning and will continue until 6pm.

A single lane closure is currently implemented through the Pass with stop and go waiting periods of about 30 minutes at both ends.

The Nico Malan closure through the Nico Malan Pass will be implemented until 14 December 2016. Both lanes through the pass will be opened during the December 2016 holiday period.

“There are however some days when we do have to work into the night, but we then ensure that all the required traffic safety measures are implemented,” said Mbulelo Peterson, Manager for SANRAL Southern Region manager.

The roadworks will include:

- Milling of existing surface layer
- Construction of surface and base patches
- Cold insitu recycling of the exiting base layer by means of cement stabilization
- Construction of concrete and stone pitch side drains

“Motorists are asked to plan their trips accordingly and to use caution when making use of the road,” said Peterson.

SANRAL apologises for any inconvenience caused.