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Traffic advisory - Controlled blasting along the R61

FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Traffic advisory -  Controlled blasting along the R61

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place on the R61 in Empindweni, approximately 53 km West of Mthatha and approximately 30 km East of Ngcobo Town, in the Eastern Cape on Thursday, 23 February at 3pm.

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

“We kindly request that all people living within a 600m radius of the blast location 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,” said Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Region Manager.

SANRAL apologises for any inconvenience caused.