TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Immediate
Stop-go traffic control on the N2 section 13 between Makhanda and Fish River Pass
Eastern Cape, 13 April 2022: The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) wishes to notify travellers that Stop/Go traffic control operations will be in place on the N2 Section 13 between Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) and Fish River until mid-June 2022. This includes the period over the Easter weekend between 15 April to 18 April 2022, and also over the Public Holidays on Wednesday 27 April and Monday 2 May 2022. Stop/Go traffic control is currently underway to accommodate half width construction works and are for a full 24-hour period each day, including weekends.
The road will be under Stop/Go control on two sections between the Coombs turnoff at Km 79.5 to Km 85 and from Km 88.5 to Km 92 at Frasers Camp where works are being carried out on one half of the road. Motorists are advised to obey the speed restrictions, consider the safety of road workers and to beware of loose stones on the roadway.
Motorists travelling westwards between East London or Qonce (formerly King William’s Town) and Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth) may consider using the following alternative route:
- From East London, follow the R72 to Port Alfred and Kenton on Sea through to Nanaga and turn left onto the N2 and continue on to Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth).
Motorists travelling eastwards between Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth) and Qonce (formerly King William’s Town) or East London may consider using the following alternative route:
- From Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth), follow the N2 to Nanaga and turn right onto the R72 at the junction at Nanaga and travel on via Alexandria and Port Alfred to East London.
- From East London, turn left onto the N2 and travel westwards through to Qonce (formerly King William’s Town).
“Motorists are requested to plan their trips, accordingly, consider alternative routes and use caution when making use of the roads,” said Mbulelo Peterson, SANRAL Southern Regional Manager.
SANRAL apologises for any inconvenience caused.