SANRAL would like to notify road users of travel delays on the R72, due to blasting at the Shaw Park quarry. Work will start at 15h00 onwards on Wednesday, 10 February 2016. The road will be closed while blasting goes ahead, and motorists can expect a delay of approximately 30 minutes.
The Shaw Park quarry is situated next to the R72, near the intersection of the R72 with the gravel road leading to Shaw Park. The quarry extends from the SANRAL kilometre markers 20,800 to 21,200.
Motorists are requested to plan their trips accordingly and be cautious when making use of the road. We ask that motorists comply with the directions of safety personnel. SANRAL apologises for any inconvenience caused, says SANRAL Southern Region Regional Manager, Mr Simon Peterson.