SANRAL completes Eastern Cape road projects worth R1.4 billion

By: - 24 August 2016

The South African National Roads Agency Ltd (SANRAL) reported it has delivered completed road infrastructure development and road maintenance projects to the value of R1,4 billion in the Eastern Cape in its 2015/2016 financial year.

SANRAL completed 13 road engineering projects comprising activities which included, amongst other, vertical and horizontal alignment, new community access roads, pedestrian walkways, repairing of sections of road in distress, road resurfacing, construction of interchange bridges, and slope stabilization projects on roads under its jurisdiction.

In the year 2016, SANRAL Southern Region completed the following projects:

R61:  The majority of projects were delivered along the R61, and the four projects included dualing of the road between St. Barnabas and Ntlaza CBD (R130 million); rehabilitation programme between Draai River and Elinus (R80 million), an upgrading project between Qumanco River and All Saints Phase 1 (R209 million), and the reseal of the R61/N6 to Upper Tsojana (R60 million).

N2:  Along the N2, SANRAL completed the construction of the Bay West interchange and link roads (R350 million), and completed the resealing of the national road between Qumbu and Mount Frere (R55 million).

R72:  For the R72, SANRAL undertook and completed special maintenance from Keiskamma River to the East London Airport (R80 million), and also resealed the road between Fonteinskloof and Alexandria (R47 million)

R63: The R63 was upgraded through a reseal of the road between Alice and King Williamstown (R98 million)

R75:   A slope stabilization project of the R75 near Uitenhage was undertaken (R73 million)

N6:  The reseal project from Queenstown to Jamestown (R120 million)

R56:   The reseal of the road from Mount Fletcher to Matatiele (R100 million)

N10:  The reseal of the N10 between Jaskraal  and Baviaans River (R50 million)

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