• Update on the N2 and N3 upgrades Due to the length and estimated cost of the N2 and N3 upgrades, the strategy is to split the corridor into several detailed design and construction packages.    The upgrades of the N2 and N3 in KwaZulu-Natal form part of the national government’s key Strategic Integrated Projects, SIP2: Durban-Free State-Gauteng Logistics and Industrial Corridor.   The upgrade of ...
  • What makes roads last? SANRAL is a state-owned agency responsible for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of the national road network.  Five factors influence the performance of a pavement (road surface):   TRAFFIC: Traffic is the most important factor influencing pavement performance. The performance of pavements is mostly influenced by the loading magnitude, configuration and the number of load ...
  • Ensuring bridges adhere to the highest standards At present, 93% of bridges are in good condition – a very high percentage considering that SANRAL has increasingly taken over the management of older provincial roads where safety standards were lower.    The national road network, including its bridges and culverts, is in excellent condition because of routine road maintenance.   The almost 9 900 major bridges ...
  • KwaZulu-Natal road upgrades will boost national economy SANRAL has long recognised that the importance of transport infrastructure to economic growth creates opportunities for private investment in road development and management.    KwaZulu-Natal has two major ports in Durban and Richards Bay, and the expeditious movement of goods to the rest of South Africa and neighbouring countries is an economic priority.   The upgrading of the ...
Update on the N2 and N3 upgrades
Due to the length and estimated cost of the N2 and N3 upgrades, the strategy is to split the corridor into ..
What makes roads last?
SANRAL is a state-owned agency responsible for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of the national road network.  Five factors ..
Ensuring bridges adhere to the highest standards
At present, 93% of bridges are in good condition – a very high percentage considering that SANRAL has increasingly taken ..
KwaZulu-Natal road upgrades will boost national economy
SANRAL has long recognised that the importance of transport infrastructure to economic growth creates opportunities for private investment in road ..