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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, 14 October 2019 to Friday, 18 October 2019.

The planned traffic accommodation is as follows:

  • The left lane between St. Leonards Road and Spondo Road will be closed for 200m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Spondo Road and Johnson 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 300m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Chelsea Road and Ralo Road will be closed for 200m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Ralo Road and Chelsea 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 Chelsea Road and Johnson Road will be closed for 100m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Despatch towards Port Elizabeth.
  • Between Johnson Road and Spondo Road the right lane will be closed for 100m and the left lane will be closed for 200m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • The left lane between Spondo Road and St. Leonards Road will be closed for 100m during the day and reopened during peak hours when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch.
  • Night time closures between 19:00 and 05:00 are expected at the following intersections:   The R75 and St. Leonards Road, the R75 and Johnson Road, the R75 and Chelsea Road, the R75 and Ralo Road.
  • 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 after Mission Road Arterial will be closed when travelling from Port Elizabeth towards Despatch, it will remain closed until further notice.
  • The right lane approaching Mission Road Arterial will be closed 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.