Switchover of traffic at N2 Thembalethu Bridge in George

Switchover of traffic at N2 Thembalethu Bridge in George

Western Cape, 18 January 2024 – The switchover of all traffic from the eastern side to the newly constructed western side of the Thembalethu Bridge in George over the N2, is scheduled for either Thursday 18 or Friday 19 January 2024 between 11h00 and 13h00, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) has announced.

“The exact date and time of the switchover – which affects vehicles and pedestrians – will depend on conditions on site, including the weather,” said Petronella Theron, SANRAL Project Manager.
Once all traffic is diverted onto the new road, construction activities will commence on the eastern side, where vehicles have been travelling up to this point.

There will only be one lane open to traffic in each direction.

“We appeal to road users to reduce speed in the construction area and to be patient. We have opted to execute the switchover outside of peak traffic times, to minimise the inconvenience to road users,” said Theron.