Bakwena has been advised by the authorities that a further forensic investigation will be carried out as a result of a fatal accident that took place on Sunday 18th July 2010. The following road closure will be taking place this coming Sunday the 25 July 2010:-
- The N1 Northbound between Stormvoël and Zambezi will be closed from 07:00 – 08:00 and traffic will be diverted via the Stormvoël off ramp on to the local roads and back on to the freeway via the Zambezi on ramp.
- The N1 Southbound between Zambezi and Stormvoël will be closed from 08:00 to 10:00 and traffic will be diverted via the Southbound Zambezi off ramp on to the street network and back on to the N1 South via the Stormvoël on ramp.
Route patrol supervisors and additional route patrol vehicles will be available to assist with traffic accommodation.
Flyers will also be distributed by the toll collectors at the Stormvoël ramp plaza, Zambezi ramp plaza, Doornpoort (East bound) plaza and Pumulani (South bound) plaza.
Bakwena will be giving its full support to the authorities to assist them with the execution of their duties and would like to urge road users to be patient, observe the speed limit and to be alert to the instructions of the officers.
Bakwena regrets the inconvenience caused as a result of the closure of the N1.