Key road projects earmarked for Mpumalanga


SANRAL manages about 2,400km of road infrastructure across Mpumalanga province, and has projects planned in various municipalities, including upgrading the R573 Moloto Road (Thembisile Hani), resurfacing national route N17 from Springs to R50/Leandra Interchange, resurfacing national road R33 from Mkhondo to Amsterdam, and repairing various structures on the N12. Duration of these projects ranges from 10 to 15 months, and they are estimated to cost between R40 million to R50 million each. Opportunities for subcontracting include concrete pavement repair, drainage and structures improvements, road furniture (road signs and guardrails) and road markings. There are also 14 SANRAL community development projects, one being the improvement and construction of pedestrian safety facilities on national road R37 from Modikwa mine to Burgersfort, with a tender value of approximately R600 million. At least 20 SMMEs will be employed on the project, and more than 300 job opportunities will be created.