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Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch

Eastern Cape, 03 August 2018: The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks is scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 06 August 2018 to Friday, 10 August 2018.


The planned traffic accommodation is as follows: 

 
• The left lane between St. Leonards Road and Spondo Road will be closed for 1km during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
• The right lane between Spondo Road and Johnson Road will be closed when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
• The left lane between Ralo Road and Perseverance Road will be closed when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth during the day and reopened during peak hours.
• The right lane will be closed for 400m when you are travelling from Mission Arterial Road heading towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
• The left lane at the corner of Johnson Road and the R75 will be closed when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch during the day and reopened during peak hours.
• The left lane at the corner of Johnson Road and the R75 will be closed when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth during the day and reopened during peak hours.
• The left lane will be closed for 150m after Dyke Road when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth during the day and reopened during peak hours.
• Alternating lanes will be closed at Spondo Road and Bethelsdorp Road intersection during the week.
• Night works are expected to take place between 7pm and 5am daily at the following intersections of Spondo Road and R75 and Johnson Road and R75. A stop and go signage will be in operation during this time at these intersections.   

“Motorists are asked to plan their trips accordingly, consider alternative routes and to use caution when making use of the road,” said Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Region’s Manager.   

SANRAL apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Issued on behalf of SANRAL by Meropa Communications. For editorial content or additional information contact: pressoffice@nra.co.za