South African Road Agency Ltd SOC (SANRAL) has announced a major road closure between Qonce (King William’s Town) and East London in the Eastern Cape.
KING WILLIAM’S TOWN MAJOR ROUTE CLOSED FROM MONDAY
This major road closure is set to be in existence for a span of ten months.
“The South African Road Agency Ltd SOC (SANRAL) wishes to advise travellers of road closures in Qonce from Monday 21 November to September next year.”SANRAL
SANRAL PROVIDES DETAILS OF THE AFFECTED ROUTES
“There will be road construction on Welkom Street (MR0690), independence Road (MR0668) and Joubert Steet,” SANRAL advised.
ALTERNATIVE ROUTES ADVISED FOR EAST LONDON
The roads agency also advised on alternative routes during this lengthy period.
“The alternative route for motorists on N2-15 coming from the East London side is to take the R102 at Berlin Interchange and proceed through the llitha, Ndevana and Phakamisa townships to join the R346 to Qonce (formerly King Williams Town). The diversion is through Zwelitsha, Similarly, on N2-15 from Qonce to East London, motorists are advised to take the R346 towards Zwelitsha and then take the R102 towards Phakamisa, Ndevana and then join the N2 at the Berlin interchange,” advised Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Regional Manager.
“Motorists are requested to plan their trips accordingly and to use caution when making use of the roads. SANRAL apologise for any inconvenience caused,” said Peterson.
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This is a developing story. An update on the road closure will be published as and when new information is available.