Closure of Att Horak street due to construction work

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Upgrading of St. Georges street and First Avenue intersection

Mangaung Metro, through appointed contractors, has started with the upgrading of St. Georges street and First Avenue Intersection.

Notice is hereby given that due to construction work, the entrance to Att Horak Street will be closed from 14 September 2015 from 09:00 am, until the project is completed in February 2016.

 

THE ENTRANCE TO ATT HORAK STREET WILL BE CLOSED AS FOLLOWS:

 

  • There will be no through-traffic towards Att Horak street from St George;
  • There will be no right and no left turn into Att Horak Street from First Avenue
  • There will be no right turn access for through-traffic into Att Horak Street from Betoger Avenue

 

Provision will be made for pedestrian movement by means of a walkway.

Motorists are hereby advised to make use of alternative roads to reach their intended destination.

 

Overview and Location of Works

This project consists of the re-alignment of the signalized intersection of St. Georges and First Avenue in Bloemfontein.

The new layout of the intersection also requires the widening of the existing bridge structure. The existing structure spans over the existing storm water channel.

A maintenance ramp leading into the storm water channel will also be affected. Numerous high volume services are present on site and will be affected during the construction process.

These roadworks form part of the Executive Mayor’s plans since coming into office in 2011 to rehabilitate roads in the area of Mangaung.

 

 

-Statement