Sinkhole rehabilitation on the N1 Section 21 at km 22.1 Southbound

Sinkhole rehabilitation on the N1 Section 21 at km 22.1 Southbound

Gauteng, 03 February 2022: The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that the N1 South bound between N1 / R21 (Flying Saucer Interchange) and Botha Avenue southbound will be closed from Sunday 6 February 2022 at 23:00hrs to Monday, 7 February 2022 at 04:00hrs. During this period only one lane will be open.

The closure is required for gravity survey testing taking place in the fast lanes of the southbound carriageway as part of the geotechnical investigations required for the remediation works on the sink hole.

The duration of the closure will be kept as short as possible.

Motorist travelling southwards towards Johannesburg may consider using the following alternative routes:

  • From Polokwane, offramp at Proefplaas Interchange (145) towards Pretoria CBD using the N4 / M2 and join M3 towards Fountains and join the N14.
  • From OR Tambo International airport, continue on R21 towards Fountain circle and join the N14.

“Motorists are requested to plan their trips accordingly, consider alternative routes and use caution when making use of the roads,” said Mr. Progress Hlahla, SANRAL Northern Region’s Regional Manager.

SANRAL apologises for any inconvenience caused.