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26 July 2011

Road closures due to Heavy Snowfall in South Africa

The following roads/passes are closed as a result of snowfall :



N2 Route: ROAD CLOSED between Mount Ayliff and Kokstad RE-OPENED

N11 Route: ROAD CLOSED between Volksrust and Newcastle RE-OPENED
N10 Route, Road Closed between Hanover (N1) and Middelburg (N9) RE-OPENED

R61 Route: Road Closed between Graaff-Reinet and Cradock RE-OPENED
N9 Route, Road Closed between Middelburg and Graaff-Reinet RE-OPENED
N5 Route, Road Closed between Bethlehem and Harrismith  RE-OPENED
N11 Route, Road Closed between Newcastle and Volksrust  RE-OPENED
N6 Penhoek Pass between Jamestown - Queenstown RE-OPENED
R58 Barkly Pass between Elliot - Barkly East RE-OPENED
R67 Nico Malan Pass between Whittlesea - Seymour RE-OPENED
N9 Road Closed between Middelburg and Noupoort RE-OPENED
R61 Route: Road Closed between Graaff-Reinet and Cradock RE-OPENED
N10 Route: Road Closed between Middleburg and Hanover RE-OPENED
R61 Route: Road Closed between Cradock and Queenstown via Tarkastad RE-OPENED
N3 Van Reenens Pass, Road Closed due to snow and ice RE-OPENED
N1 Road Closed between Springfontein and Gariepdam RE-OPENED
R58 Kraairiver Pass between  Lady Grey en Barkly-Oos.RE-OPENED
N6 Road Closed between Reddersburg and Smithfield  RE-OPENED


Please note that subsidiary roads might also be closed in areas where heavy snowfall occurred. Motorists are advised to not wander onto roads that they are not familiar with. These road might be dangerous and still covered in snow.

Motorists are also advised to be on the lookout for ice on wet roads. Please drive careful!