Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire (Bakwena) would like to inform road users of the special maintenance on the road pavement that will be taking place on the N1 between October and November 2020 in both directions between Proefplaas and Kameeldrift interchanges outside of peak
periods i.e 09:00 – 15:00. The works include milling, asphalt replacement, crack sealing and fog spraying.
Road maintenance is vital to preserve the road pavement, as well as ensure the safety and convenient travel of motorists along our route. Properly maintained roads contribute towards economic development and growth and job creation, and saves the country millions of Rands in the
long term. On the other hand, poorly maintained roads constrain mobility and significantly increase the vehicle operating costs and crash rates.
Bakwena N1N4 toll concessionaire’s commercial manager, Solomon Kganyago, says that regular maintenance is more cost effective and saves millions of Rands in the medium to long term. Bakwena leaves nothing to chance. The annual inspection programme is meticulous to ensure defects are identified and remedial action taken so that expensive reconstruction can be avoided. While it might seem over simplified, maintaining a road uses similar principles as maintaining your home. If you don’t regularly maintain it, your dream home can turn into a nightmare.
At Bakwena, we practice routine/preventative maintenance to keep the roads that we are responsible for in a condition that ensures the safety of all road users. If cracks and defects were left unrepaired, it would not be long before these would become a dangerous obstacle in the form of potholes for unsuspecting motorists which could result in serious crashes. Bakwena would like to thank motorists for their patience while work is being carried out on the N1N4 routes and advises them to adhere to all designated road signs and exercise caution throughout the maintenance and construction processes, concludes Kganyago.