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Traffic advisory: Controlled blasting on the R61 at Empindweni, near Baziya

MARCH 6, 2017
Traffic advisory: Controlled blasting on the R61 at Empindweni, near Baziya

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place near Baziya, on the R61 in the Eastern Cape in March 2017 as outlined in the below table.

Date

Time

Area

Thursday 9 March

15:00

26 Km from Ngcobo towards Mthatha (Empindweni)

 

Tuesday 14 March

15:00

26 Km from Ngcobo towards Mthatha (Ntibaneni)


The road will be closed from 2:45pm – 3:15pm.

Commenting on the effect of the blast on communities living in the area, Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Region’s Manager said, “We kindly request that everyone within a 600m radius of the blast location gather at the points communicated by ward councillors and community liaison officers.”

SANRAL apologises for any inconvenience caused.