Roadworks cause delays at Klipfontein

2018-04-17 06:01

Roadworks costing about R34.7m have commenced on Klipfontein Road (M18), between Milner Road and Sawkins Road in Rondebosch.

The City of Cape Town advises motorists to expect interruptions on Saturdays and Sundays over the next two weekends.

Construction started last weekend, from 07:00 to 18:00, and will only take place over weekends until Saturday 6 May.

The roadworks are being carried out through the City’s Transport and Urban Development Authority.

The roadworks are expected to mostly affect residents and road users in Heideveld, Surrey Estate, Athlone, Sybrand Park, Mowbray and surrounding areas.

The City has reportedly made access arrangements for residents living in the enclosed working area between Milner and Sawkins roads, including Robor Crescent in Mowbray.

Over the weekend of 21 and 22 April, residents will be allowed to park their vehicles in the secured Sport, Recreation and Amenities parking area located in Sawkins Road from Friday at 18:00 until Sunday at 18:00.

There will be a golf cart shuttle service for the residents moving in and out of the working area.

Mayco member (Central) Siyabulela Mamkeli explains that traffic in the westbound lanes, towards Liesbeek Parkway, will be detoured around the Rondebosch Common via Milner, Park, Campground and Sawkins roads back to Klipfontein Road.

Meanwhile, traffic in the eastbound lanes, towards Athlone, will be accommodated on Klipfontein Road.

“The traffic detour will be in place throughout these weekends. Road constructions always come with a level of inconvenience and we are doing our best to minimise this inconvenience. I would like to urge residents and commuters to be patient during the construction period and exercise extra caution when driving around the area,” says Mamkeli.

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