New section of the R72/3 between Port Alfred and Great Fish River completed
December 13, 2017
Upgrading of National Route N2 between Grahamstown and Fish River Pass
January 15, 2018

Controlled blasting between Port Alfred and Fish River

­Port Alfred, 08 January 2018: The South African National Roads Agency Soc Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify road users of controlled blasting at Shaw Park quarry between Port Alfred and Fish River on Thursday, 11 January 2018 at 3pm, weather permitting.

The R72 will be closed for approximately 30 minutes.

The Shaw Park quarry is situated next to the R72, near the intersection of the R72 with the gravel road leading to Shaw Park.  The quarry extends from the SANRAL kilometre markers 20,800 to 21,200.

“Motorists are requested to plan their trips accordingly and be cautious when making use of the road, and to comply with the directions of safety personnel,” said Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Region Manager.

SANRAL apologies for any inconvenience caused.