Major N3 upgrade to cause delays from Cato Ridge to Dardanelles

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Motorists can expect traffic to back up on the N3 when roadworks start at Cato Ridge.
Motorists can expect traffic to back up on the N3 when roadworks start at Cato Ridge.
Ian Carbutt

Construction on the upgrade of the N3, Section 2, from Cato Ridge to Dardanelles will begin this week, the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) said.

“Under this 48-month contract, the existing four-lane dual carriageway will be increased to an eight-lane dual carriageway for 6,4 km and will significantly increase capacity of the road.

A road-over rail bridge will be extended to accommodate the widening of the road, together with numerous box culverts and pipe culverts.

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