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'M2 highway will be open to motorists on Monday at 5am,' says Mashaba

31 October 2019 1:09 PM
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Outgoing Joburg mayor gives further insight on the bridge being accessible to drivers.

Following a revelation in 2018 by the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA), that about 94% of bridges in the city were derelict, the M2 highway was closed for structural repairs earlier this year.

After being closed for repairs for eight months, the highway is set to reopen.

Motorists, however, will only be able to access the bridge from 4 November.

RELATED: M2 highway update: 'We are comfortable that we will finish by end of month'

Clement Manyathela on the Xolani Gwala Show chats to outgoing Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba to weigh in on the bridge reopening.

Let me apologise for the inconvenience of closing that highway. We first closed the westbound and earlier this year, we discovered further defects on the eastbound. I am glad that the highway is ready to open. Monday at 5am the M2 highway will be open to motorists.

Herman Mashaba, Outgoing mayor - City of Johannesburg

Listen below to the full conversation:


This article first appeared on 702 : 'M2 highway will be open to motorists on Monday at 5am,' says Mashaba


31 October 2019 1:09 PM
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Herman Mashaba
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M2 highway in Johannesburg

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