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Sanral to invest R500m in Buffalo City road infrastructure project

Sanral recently announced its investment in a road infrastructure project in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality with a contract value of R500m. The project entails the improvement of the N2 from Green River to Buffalo River Bridge
Sanral to invest R500m in Buffalo City road infrastructure project
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The project’s main contractor is WBHO, with consultants supervision engineer Mariswe, and design engineer GIBB. It is currently in the mobilisation period and construction is expected to start mid-April 2021.

The project is for the improvement of the N2 national road’s Sections 14 and 15 from Green River to Buffalo River Bridge for a duration of 33 months and entails:
  • Road widening and re-construction to improve the level of service to road users;
  • Geometric improvements to improve the road alignment;
  • Geometric safety improvements at intersections;
  • Construction of a new bridge over the Tshoxa River and adjacent railway line;
  • A second new bridge over the Tshoxa River (next to Engen); and
  • A new bridge over the Buffalo River in King Williams Town.

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