Johannesburg – The R21 and R24 highways near OR Tambo International Airport have been blocked by a suspected metered taxi protest.
Motorists have been advised to use alternative routes.
Trucks and metered taxis appear to have blocked the roads early on Friday morning.
Traffic came to a standstill on the R21 between the Pomona and Voortrekker off ramp and the R24 between the Barbara and Jones off ramp.
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More to follow.
Trucks blocking R21 Southbound just before Voortrekker off-ramp and R24 Eastbound after Barbara off-ramp blocked. No access to the airport.— Vuyokazi Malo (@vuyomajiks) October 27, 2017
(Update) Protest Action on R24 both directions after Barbara Rd. All lanes closed. pic.twitter.com/1m6SWeGzhR— ITRAFFIC (GP) (@itrafficgp) October 27, 2017