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Traffic advisory: Roadworks and possible traffic disruptions in Port Elizabeth

Apr 12, 2016
Traffic advisory: Roadworks and possible traffic disruptions in Port Elizabeth

Roadworks will be taking place at night this week in Port Elizabeth, within the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality area.

The South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) would like to advise motorists of the following disruptions:

  • The asphalt overlay night works will take place tonight (Tuesday, 12 April) at Bluewater Bay interchange to the John Tallant interchange. Some ramps will be closed from 7pm and re-open tomorrow at 5am.
  • Night work on the John Tallant interchange, which is expected to take place over four nights, starting tomorrow, Wednesday, at 7pm. Over the four nights roadworks will start at 7pm and continue until 5am the following morning. The roadworks will go ahead, weather permitting.  Reduced speed limits will also be enforced.
  • There will be digital signs to caution motorist of ongoing roadworks taking place at night.
  • The resealing of the road is to continue in both directions of Bluewater Bay interchange and St George’s interchange. Work will continue throughout the week. There will be lane closures with a double lane being merged into a single traffic lane.
  • The construction of concrete lined drains will continue past the Settlers interchange in a westerly direction. There will be shoulder lane closures.  Work is to continue throughout the week.

“Motorists must be observant of all lane closures and warning signs, and exercise extreme caution when travelling through the construction work zones,” said Mbulelo Peterson, Sanral Southern Region regional manager. 

SANRAL apologises for any inconvenience caused.