Diversions: Chota motala traffic

2012-05-12 00:00

MOTORISTS are reminded of the traffic diversions on the N3 around the Chota Motala interchange this weekend.

Today from 5 am to 7 pm the N3 southbound carriageway will be closed at Cedara. Light motor vehicles will be diverted along the R103 to Pietermaritzburg and back on to the N3 to Durban.

Heavy vehicles will be stacked and escorted by Road Traffic Inspectorate officers through the closure area on a route that will be marked out.

Also closed will be the Liberty Midlands Mall on-ramp to the N3 southbound. Traffic intending to access Northdale and Greytown from the mall will be diverted via the city to Ohrtmann or Manning roads, while traffic intending to access the N3 southbound will be diverted into Hyslop Road to the R103 and then on to the N3.

The Chota Motala Road off-ramp on the N3 northbound carriageway will be closed and motorists to Northdale and Greytown can exit at Ohrtmann Road.

The fast lane on the N3 northbound carriageway will be closed to traffic for the placing of large steel beams. Traffic entering and leaving Pietermaritzburg using Chota Motala will not be able to access the N3, city centre or Greytown Road.

M10 traffic (Greytown Road) to town will be detoured either at Bhambhatha Road into Ohrtmann Road or Royston into Manning Road.

Markers will be clearly placed showing which detours to use for which destination.

Traffic from the city centre to the N3 Johannesburg, the mall or Hilton will be allowed to use the on-ramp to the northbound carriageway. Only one lane will be open.

For 24 hours from midnight tonight traffic on all roads crossing Chota Motala will be diverted while a new water pipeline is installed.

Willowton Road will be closed at Tucker Road T-junction and only businesses and residents in Woodlands and Willowton Road will have entry. — Witness Reporter.

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