Lanes will be reduced around Jukskei River Bridge this weekend as work on the bridge goes ahead. Motorists are advised to be cautious.
MOTORISTS are advised to drive with extreme caution along the northbound carriageway of the N1 freeway this weekend, as bridge joints are being installed on Maxwell Drive and Jukskei River Bridge.
The northbound carriageway of the N1 will be reduced from six to four lanes around Jukskei River Bridge from 9pm on Friday, 18 March until Monday afternoon on 21 March, according to the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) project manager, Wanda Cloete.
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“Road users are requested to approach the work areas with caution, to observe road signs and adhere to speed restrictions in the work area,” she says.
The installations are part of Sanral’s Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP).
The Maxwell Drive and Jukskei River Bridge were recently widened and the decks surfaced with new asphalt. “What is left is the installation of expansion and contraction joints between the decks and abutments of the bridge.”
Traffic lanes on the M1/N1 northbound carriageways will also be reduced from three to two lanes from the Buccleuch interchange, and diverted on the right hand side of the work area.
On the N1 and N3 northbound carriageways, traffic approaching Buccleuch from Rivonia and Marlboro, respectively, will also be diverted into two lanes and taken past the work area on the left-hand side.
For more information, visit the Sanral website or send an email to email@example.com.
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