Joburg traffic chaos: which routes to avoid after Grayston bridge collapse

By admin
15 October 2015

The City of Joburg has received a report of a third death following the collapse of a bridge over the M1 highway near Sandton.

Following the collapse of a bridge on Grayston Drive in Johannesburg in which three people reportedly died, there are a few things to take note of for those taking to the city’s roads on Thursday.

- The road will be closed at Grayston Drive on the M1 highway while clean-up continues

- The road will be closed from Athol Oaklands Road in Melrose. There is already queuing traffic.

- The road is also closed at the N1 Buccleuch Interchange. Heavy traffic can be expected from Midrand, Fourways and Linbro Park, according to traffic reporter Rob Byrne

- All Gautrain bus services will be free of charge

- Putco buses will also be running free of charge from Soweto. This includes monthly ticket holders

- Metro buses into Sandton from Gandhi Square, Midrand, Sunninghill and Westgate will also be free

http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Bridge-collapse-Key-traffic-points-for-Thursday-20151015

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