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Traffic Advisory: Controlled blasting between Majola Tea and Tombo

Jan 30, 2017
Traffic Advisory: Controlled blasting between Majola Tea and Tombo

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place on the National Route R61 Section 8, between the Majola Tea turn off and Tombo at 3pm on Wednesday, 01 February 2017.

The blast will take place at 3pm and the road will be closed from approximately 60,8 km from Mthatha CBD or 20,2 km from Port St Johns, between 2:55pm to 3:45pm.

“Residents are requested to vacate all houses near the blast area up to a radius of 500m by 2:45pm,” says Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Region Manager.

Stop and go sections are planned and motorists are requested to plan their trips.

SANRAL apologises for any inconvenienced caused.