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Traffic advisory | Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch

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, 12 August to Friday, 16 August.

The planned traffic accommodation is as follows:

  • The left lane between Dyke Road and St. Leonards Road will be closed for 400m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between St. Leonards Road and Spondo Road will be closed for 500m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Johnson Road and Chelsea Road will be closed for 1.2km during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane after Mission Road Arterial will be closed for 700m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Chelsea Road and Johnson Road will be closed for 300m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • The left lane between Johnson Road and Spondo Road will be closed for 1.4km during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • Roadworks are expected to take place at the following intersections: The R75 and Dyke Road; the R75 and St. Leonards Road; the R75 and Spondo Road; the R75 and Johnson Road; the R75 and Chelsea Road; and the R75 and Ralo Road.

Lane closures are as follows:

  • The right lane will be closed for 200m on the approach to Spondo Road when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch, it will remain closed until further notice.
  • The right lane will be closed for 300m after Chelsea Road when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch, it will remain closed until further notice.
  • The left lane will be closed for 300m on the approach to Chelsea Road when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth, it will remain closed until further notice.

“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 apologizes for any inconvenience caused.