SANRAL

Bridge work halted

Construction of the Mtentu bridge on the N2 Wild Coast road has been halted due to violent protests. Locals have been employed on the project but those that did not find jobs are not pleased. SANRAL ..
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N3 to be upgraded

Public hearings in connection with the proposed capacity improvement on the N3 between Hammarsdale and Pietermaritzburg are ongoing. The expansion has become necessary because that section of the N3 is near full capacity. The plan is ..
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Moloto Road improved

The first phase of the upgrading of the R573 Moloto Road – a 137km stretch from Gauteng through Mpumalanga to Limpopo – is almost complete. This included the construction of four roundabouts as well as a ..
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Huguenot Tunnel plans

The extent of closures of the Huguenot Tunnel, scheduled for June 2019 to November 2019, will be clearer once the designs for the maintenance of existing facilities are more advanced. Planning is afoot to take an ..
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More opportunities for smaller contractors

SANRAL is continuing to give small enterprises better access to the road construction machinery they need to execute major SANRAL projects. The roads agency has recently signed an agreement in this regard with the Wirtgen Group. ..
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New credit ratings agency

Global Credit Ratings Co. has been appointed SANRAL’s new credit ratings agency, effective from 1st October 2018. The roads agency terminated the services of Moody’s Investor Services when their contract expired on 30 June 2018. Moody’s ..
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Survey gives other view on e-tolls

The growth in the number of Gauteng residents who are willing to pay for e-tolls shows that this remains a viable option to fund road infrastructure in South Africa’s economic heartland. Vusi Mona, SANRAL’s communications manager, ..
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Blaming SANRAL will not lead to busy shovels

By Skhumbuzo Macozoma It has become fashionable to blame everything – and anything – that ails the local construction industry on SANRAL. Thus, construction companies ascribe their weak annual results and failure to report profits primarily ..
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Durban’s Spaghetti Junction “IS SAFE”

A viral hoax about Durban’s Spaghetti Junction threatens road user’s safety but SANRAL assures you there’s nothing to worry about.  The South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited (SANRAL) makes a significant contribution to road safety ..
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