3:50
Business
Sep 12, 2019

Sanral puts out N2/N3 tenders worth billions

The first batch of contracts for the upgrading of the N2 and N3 will be put out to tender over the ensuing weeks, says Sanral.

Work on Polokwane ring road resumes
Sanral has appointed Edwin Construction to continue construction of the road.
Sep 6, 2019
3:00
Business
Sep 5, 2019

Sanral projects boost construction in local towns

Municipalities in Mpumalanga, North West and Limpopo are significant beneficiaries of Sanral's R40 billion construction programme to upgrade roads and improve drainage.

4:10
Business
Sep 4, 2019

Huguenot Tunnel upgrades well under way

After 31 years of continuous and safe operation, the electrical and mechanical systems of the Huguenot Tunnel have neared their end of life, says Sanral.

Work on completion of N2 roadworks to commence soon
Roadworks on the N2 between Ballito and Stanger to start as procurement of construction tenders commences.
Aug 26, 2019
4:50
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Aug 5, 2019

Taking SANRAL to Chris Hani District Municipality

Nomfuneko Bojana Matshoba, owner of Mickey Mouse Trading, shared her journey with Sanral during the 'Taking Sanral to the People' stakeholder engagement session.

5:20
Business
Jul 11, 2019

Learners stand to benefit from bridge-building competition

The competition forms part of a programme which promotes engineering as a career among high school learners with potential to study engineering at university.

Women's consortium makes inroads after Sanral training
Yeyethu Bafazi Construction's five female members trained with Sanral and have gone on to deliver quality services and create jobs in a male-dominated industry.
Jul 8, 2019
2:20
Business
Jul 8, 2019

Community development programme creates safer walkways for residents in Eastern Cape villages

Pedestrian walkways were constructed on the R72 Section 3 to Section 4 between Birah River and Openshaw Village in the Eastern Cape.

5:10
Business
Jul 4, 2019

Maintenance project improves road safety

The installation of guard rails in the high fills as well as the construction of the Baddafort intersection has helped to improve the safety of the R67.

2:20
Business
Jun 25, 2019

Highest honour for SANRAL

The Sanral arch bridge on the N7 near Clanwilliam over the Olifants River in the Western Cape is this year's winner of the Fulton Award for excellence in concrete construction.

3:20
Business
Jun 20, 2019

Taking SANRAL to Upington

The South African National Roads Agency held a stakeholder engagement session in Upington last week.

4:00
Business
Jun 7, 2019

Cashless parking now part of your SANRAL Mobility account

Through licence plate recognition technology, parking garage booms will automatically open for people using the SANRAL Mobility app.

Court rules in favour of Sanral
High Court Judge Cynthia Pretorius rejected an appeal against a decision by Sanral to proceed with construction on the N2 Wild Coast Road.
May 2, 2019
3:00
Business
Apr 15, 2019

Safer roads for Pretoria pedestrians and cyclists this Easter

A new bridge near Ho?rskool Waterkloof in Pretoria will soon be ready for use by pedestrians and cyclists, says Sanral.

4:00
Business
Mar 27, 2019

SANRAL supports fifth annual iGEMS water engineering competition

The agency supported high school learners in Port Elizabeth as they participated in the water engineering competition, hosted by iGEMS.

Road safety on R300 and N2 about more than preventing crashes
Sanral says it will continue to invest in securing the freeways with appropriate fencing.
Mar 26, 2019
N7 upgrade: the green side of road construction
As construction is completed, plants are systematically reintroduced to their natural environment, says Sanral.
Feb 25, 2019
N7 upgrade: Tierfontein intersection
The third phase of the overall upgrade of the N7 is concentrated at the Tierfontein intersection, according to Sanral.
Feb 19, 2019
5:50
Business
Feb 11, 2019

SANRAL welcomes new candidate engineers

The South African National Roads Agency has welcomed 18 new engineering candidates to its training academy in the Eastern Cape.

Kimberley traffic circles: Road safety meets economic development
Kimberley now boasts a completed road safety upgrade at three major intersections that were upgraded to traffic circles, says Sanral.
Feb 7, 2019
N7 upgrade goes far beyond construction
With a budget of R505 million, this project has created more than 500 work opportunities for local residents.
Feb 4, 2019
2019 toll tariff adjustments
Sanral will implement the 2019 national roads Toll Tariff Adjustments in line with the Consumer Price Index, as determined by the Ministry of Transport.
Feb 1, 2019
Hopefield interchange: small town, big development
The Hopefield interchange is designed to link the R45 to the new N7, with a particular focus on safer access and increased capacity of the road, says Sanral.
Jan 28, 2019
4:40
Business
Dec 7, 2018

SANRAL engages communities on projects in Matatiele Municipality

Siphiwo Mxhosa, Sanral stakeholder relations manager, gave particular focus to the status of the Matatiele to Qacha's Nek road that needs upgrading.

No stop-and-go sections on R72 between Port Alfred, Great Fish River
There will be no stop-and-go sections on the R72, section 3, between Port Alfred and Great Fish River in the Eastern Cape, from 13 December until 9 January next year, says SANRAL.
Dec 6, 2018
4:40
Business
Nov 29, 2018

SANRAL engages communities on projects in Amathole District

The roads agency has over 160 projects lined up in various parts of the Eastern Cape province for the next three financial years.

0:40
Business
Nov 28, 2018

Road safety awareness campaign

Sanral promoted its road safety awareness campaign by interacting with motorists at the Ndabakazi junction in the Eastern Cape.

Survey rejects one-sided views on e-tolls
The Quality of Life Survey 2017/18 results released by the Gauteng City Region Observatory show more than half of respondents would be willing to pay for e-tolls.
Nov 16, 2018
6:00
Business
Nov 5, 2018

Mzamba access roads have been completed

The road construction project took two years to complete and is part of the community development and SME training programme in the Eastern Cape.

Flagship project delayed
Construction of the Mtentu bridge of the N2 Wild Coast road project had to be stopped due to violence.
Nov 2, 2018
4:10
Business
Oct 30, 2018

SANRAL develops knowledge economy with all-weekend hackathon for youth

Sanral and the Electronic Toll Collection partnered with WhereIsMyTransport to host the ETC Hackathon, in Cape Town.

Msimanga urged to check his facts
SANRAL CEO Skhumbuzo Macozoma said Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga's 'e-toll facts' are misrepresentations of the truth.
Oct 26, 2018
1:30
Business
Oct 25, 2018

Student engineer has high hopes

Zolile Mzobe has found employment on the Msikaba North Haul Road Project.

2:00
Business
Oct 23, 2018

Less traffic congestion for Hartbeespoort Dam

Construction work on the R512 is making good progress, says Sanral.

SANRAL-Wirtgen MOU levels the playing field for smaller contractors
The MOU will give small enterprises better access to the road construction machinery they need to execute major SANRAL-owned projects.
Oct 22, 2018
3:10
Business
Oct 15, 2018

Creating jobs through road construction

The estimated value for Msikaba North haul road construction project is R29 million (excluding VAT), 30% of which has been allocated to SMEs.

3:50
Business
Oct 3, 2018

'I can stand on my own now'

The agency has helped women like Nontembeko Khenku, who was struggling to make ends meet as a domestic worker before taking the opportunity provided to her by Sanral.

5:40
Business
Sep 28, 2018

SANRAL announces project plans for Joe Gqabi District Municipality

The projects will create skills training and development of local labourers and will accelerate the CIDB upgrading for local SMMEs.

5:50
Business
Sep 27, 2018

Completion of access roads connects communities

The completed roads also connect two municipal wards and traditional areas managed by two chiefs.

6:40
Business
Sep 26, 2018

Village access roads have been completed near Port St Johns

The two village access roads will ensure increased road safety and all-weather access at the R61 junction.

2:10
Business
Sep 21, 2018

Tender awarded for SA's longest cable-stayed bridge

The successful bidder was Concor Mota-Engil Joint Venture, and the total contract amount is about R1.65 billion, excluding VAT.

2:50
Business
Sep 4, 2018

Moloto, road of death, restores hope

SMEs and NGOs from the Thembisile Hani Local Municipality completed training necessary to apply for tenders in the construction industry, says Sanral.

3:00
Business
Aug 31, 2018

When SAICE visited SANRAL

Executives of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering met with professional engineers at the Eastern Region offices of Sanral, in Pietermaritzburg.

Learning the engineering ropes on the N2
Assistant resident engineers are learning the ropes from seasoned colleagues on the site of the N2 upgrade between Mthunzini and eMpangeni.
Jul 27, 2018
Vandalism on N2 is a safety risk, costly, causes delays
Inadequate or missing signage can have disastrous consequences, particularly in bad weather conditions or at night time, says Sanral.
Jul 25, 2018
2:30
Business
Jul 20, 2018

Recycling of old asphalt reduces costs

A single carriage-way between Kroonstad and Holfontein in the Free State is being upgraded to a four-lane dual carriage-way, says Sanral.

2:40
Business
Jul 16, 2018

Mt Edgecombe Interchange bags a construction excellence award

The interchange received the SAICE Durban Branch Award for Technical Excellence in Construction.

Overload control facility saves roads, and lives
The Eteza Traffic Control Centre on the N2 in northern KwaZulu-Natal is helping curb extensive overloading of trucks, says Sanral.
Jul 13, 2018
2:10
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Jul 12, 2018

Agreement paves the way for emerging road contractors

The co-operation between SANRAL and Bell Equipment will help to promote fair competition in the construction and engineering sectors.

4:30
Business
Jul 2, 2018

Get impatient and contracts-hungry business forums to join you

Solly Sebola, founder and MD of Rainbow Group, which has a number of SANRAL contracts, says companies must work with and empower the forums.

Sanral committed to the empowerment of SMEs
The roads agency looks for ways to empower local communities to enjoy the long-term economic benefits from its projects, it says.
Jun 26, 2018
1:00
Business
Jun 25, 2018

Upgrading of N6 route on track

The three-year project, valued at R450 million, commenced in May 2017 and includes the rehabilitation of the Caledon bridge, says Sanral.

2:30
Business
Jun 25, 2018

Overload control facility saves roads, and lives

The Eteza Traffic Control Centre on the N2 in northern KwaZulu-Natal is helping curb the overloading of trucks, which causes damage to roads, says Sanral.

3:00
Business
Jun 22, 2018

Upgraded Mt Edgecombe Interchange

A defining feature of this project is that it has one of the longest bridge viaducts ever constructed in SA, says Sanral.

3:00
Business
Jun 21, 2018

Mpumalanga benefits from partnership

Sanral was among three state-owned entities that met with stakeholders to reinforce their commitment to be of service to South Africans.

Vandalism, theft of property on N7 robs entire community
Residents of Swartland are urged to report acts of vandalism and theft of property, which can be done anonymously via Crime Line and Crime Stop, says Sanral.
Jun 19, 2018
R75 section 1 rehabilitation reaches halfway mark
The R316 million improvements project taking place between Port Elizabeth and Despatch is halfway towards completion, Sanral has announced.
Jun 15, 2018
3:20
Business
Jun 14, 2018

Positive response to proposed N3 corridor upgrades: Sanral

There has generally been a positive response in public hearings to the proposed improvements between Durban and Pietermaritzburg, it says.

5:40
Business
Jun 8, 2018

SANRAL plays key role in preserving natural heritage

The agency has supported the discovery and preservation of the fossilised remains of life from a 360-million-year-old marine Eastern Cape ecosystem.

2:40
Business
Jun 7, 2018

SANRAL paves the way to a brighter future for engineering students

The agency's Northern Region welcomed 23 students from Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West into its scholarship and bursaries programme.

R34 upgrade brings safer, easier travel; uplifts community
The rehabilitation of the national road will bring a smoother, safer, more comfortable and less congested journey for road users, says Sanral.
Jun 1, 2018
2:10
Business
May 30, 2018

Businesses close to road a danger

Setting up businesses close to the R573 Moloto Road may seem convenient, but this is a safety hazard, says the roads agency.

2:40
Business
May 28, 2018

Healthy workers for better roads

Sanral has implemented an integrated wellness programme on all Limpopo routine road maintenance projects.

2:30
Business
May 23, 2018

Sanral defends the cutting down of trees

There was a good reason for the roads agency getting rid of pine trees growing near the R21 on the way to OR Tambo international airport, it says.

3:40
Business
May 14, 2018

Sanral's freeway management system alerts about trouble ahead

Its freeway management system relays real-time information to motorists about incidents that are unsafe and most likely to cause a build-up of traffic and delays.

2:00
Business
May 9, 2018

More fences being erected on busy freeways

Sanral is erecting fencing between Chota Motala Bridge and Chatterton Rd on the N3 Pietermaritzburg Bypass.

Ugly Mooi River actions condemned
The South African National Roads Agency condemned the violent and destructive protests at the Mooi River toll plaza.
May 3, 2018
4:00
Business
Apr 25, 2018

N2 Wild Coast Road legacy project empowers local women and communities

The trainees will be tasked with branding protective equipment and sewing overalls for the contractors and Mtentu Bridge project labourers.

2:50
Business
Apr 24, 2018

New contractor being sought for N2 upgrade

The realignment of the N2 at the Umhlali and Umvoti River Bridges has been delayed because the contractor failed to source materials as specified in the contract, says Sanral.

New regional manager wants to extend Sanral's cooperation with roads industry
The new regional manager for the Sanral's Northern Region, Progress Hlahla, says he is looking forward to engaging on the impact of future projects.
Apr 16, 2018
1:50
Business
Apr 12, 2018

Blue overalls and a white bakkie

Thieves were captured on Gauteng Traffic Management Centre cameras, and the Ekurhuleni Metro Police and Sanral's On-Road Services caught them in the act.

2:20
Business
Apr 11, 2018

SANRAL Eastern Region has a new leader

Dumisani Nkabinde is the regional manager of the Eastern Region of Sanral, which includes KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State.

Top professionals join Sanral's leadership team
The three appointments will strengthen the organisation's senior management team, says its CEO.
Apr 10, 2018
3:20
Business
Apr 9, 2018

Sanral supports aspiring engineers in iGEMS Water competition

The roads agency supported 45 high school learners in Port Elizabeth as they took part in the engineering competition earlier this week.

SANRAL saving every drop
The Sanral bulding was adapted to ensure the team saves water during the current water shortage.
Apr 4, 2018
2018 toll tariff adjustments
Adjustments to the tariffs include the increase in VAT from 14% to 15% recently announced in the 2018/19 Budget.
Apr 3, 2018
5:30
Business
Mar 27, 2018

Work begins on N3 Corridor - KZN's gateway to Africa

KZN's gateway to Africa - an 84km freeway between Durban and Pietermaritzburg - will be upgraded in phases over the next eight to 10 years, says Sanral.

Traffic advisory: road closure N2 section 26 at kilometre 3.7
Intermittent/partial road closure is scheduled to take place on the N2, section 26 on 24, 25, 26, and 27 March intermittently between 10pm and 4am, says Sanral.
Mar 26, 2018
Sanral condemns violence at toll plaza
It has called on both Intertoll and Satawu, as employer and organised labour respectively, to find a speedy resolution to the strike at its uMvoti toll plaza.
Mar 23, 2018
More than 300 SMEs graduate from Sanral's training programme
More than 300 SMEs got certificates for finishing the programme, which formed part of the R75 Port Elizabeth to Despatch interchange road rehabilitation project.
Mar 22, 2018
Sanral to build pedestrian bridge over N2 near George
The new pedestrian bridge will link the communities of Thembalethu and Ballotsview and will facilitate the safe passage of pedestrians who regularly cross the N2.
Mar 20, 2018
Infrastructure growth drives economy
Most of the initiatives to transform the economy, create jobs and accelerate government service delivery depend on a well-managed road network, says Sanral.
Mar 19, 2018
SANRAL doubles Gwaing River Bridge on N2
The Gwaing River Bridge, on the N2 near George Airport between the R404 interchange and the York Street Interchange, will be widened.
Mar 16, 2018
Mbombela traffic circle crashes: SANRAL acts
Sanral is concerned about reports of accidents at the two roundabouts on the R37 and is assessing measures to improve the situation.
Mar 15, 2018
Sanral concerned about traffic disruption due to strike
A labour dispute between one of the road agency's contractors and the contractor's employees has caused traffic disruption close to some of Sanral's toll plazas.
Mar 14, 2018
2:40
Business
Mar 13, 2018

Fun and games with Sanral at Scifest Africa

Learners from various schools around the Eastern Cape are visiting Sanral's exhibition at the national science festival currently underway in Grahamstown.

3:30
Business
Mar 12, 2018

More new ramps to open at Mt Edgecombe Interchange

Sanral has urged motorists to proceed with caution and adhere to speed limits when using the new ramps in KwaZulu-Natal as some lanes are still under construction.

Sanral accounts to Scopa
The roads agency appeared before the Standing Committee on Public Accounts yesterday to clarify incidents of "irregular, fruitless and wasteful" expenditure.
Mar 9, 2018
3:10
Business
Mar 7, 2018

Sighs of relief as new ramp opens at Mt Edgecombe Interchange

Improvements have been undertaken by the Sanral at the N2/M41 Mt Edgecombe Interchange in the north of Durban.

3:50
Business
Mar 6, 2018

New civil engineer graduates join Sanral's training academy

The university graduates will complete their practical skills training and then be able to register as professionals with the Engineering Council of SA.

Stronger role for local communities on road construction projects
The transformation of the construction industry and job creation for local communities on road construction projects were discussed at a meeting in Mpumalanga today.
Mar 5, 2018
2:20
Business
Mar 2, 2018

New stakeholder engagement coordinator will deliver a number of community engagement initiatives

Welekazi Ndika joins Sanral's Southern Region with a wealth of knowledge and experience, the organisation says.

New section of the R72/3 between Port Alfred and Great Fish River completed
The section from Kleinemonde to the Great Fish River was opened to traffic last week and the section from the Riet River to Kleinemonde will open this week, says Sanral.
Dec 13, 2017
3:40
Business
Dec 12, 2017

Periodic maintenance on National Route R410 between Lady Frere and Quiba completed

The rehabilitation of degraded road surfaces was a core focus of the periodic maintenance project on the National Route in the Eastern Cape, says Sanral.

3:50
Business
Dec 11, 2017

National electronic toll collection exceeds expectations

The fully interoperable system was introduced by the roads agency two years ago.

Sanral ready for the festive season
Road safety is a major challenge during this period, says Skhumbuzo Macozoma, CEO of Sanral.
Nov 27, 2017
SANRAL creates youth employment opportunities in Malmesbury
Sanral teamed up with Aecom, Stefanutti Stocks and Power Construction to create and fund a youth learnership programme alongside the N7 construction.
Nov 23, 2017
2:10
Business
Nov 10, 2017

Phase 1 of N2 Alexandra to Bhisho Road upgrade injects R30m in SME development

More than 200 labourers from King Williams?Town?have worked on Phase 1 of N2 Alexandra to Bhisho Road construction project, says Sanral.

Sanral clarifies its financials
It appeared before the Portfolio Committee on Transport yesterday to submit its Integrated Annual Report.
Nov 9, 2017
3:10
Business
Nov 8, 2017

Msikaba Bridge opens to retender

Tendering for the R1.7 billion bridge project will close in March 2018 and construction should begin in the second half of 2018, says Sanral.

1:50
Business
Nov 6, 2017

Sanral subcontractor empowers the disabled

Sweeping and cleaning company Babore Gauteng has given five disabled Alexandra residents full-time jobs in the company's broom manufacturing hub.

Another unqualified audit report for SANRAL
The AG's report confirms the quality of corporate governance and financial management at Sanral, says Roshan Morar, chairman of the agency's board.
Nov 1, 2017
Sanral's international conference paves the way for the future of road tunnels in SA
The international conference on Road Tunnel Operations in Low and Medium-Income Countries was held at the V&A Waterfront from 18-20 October.
Oct 31, 2017
3:30
Business
Oct 26, 2017

R61 road upgrade valued at R550m completed

The project entailed the construction of a 7.3km dual carriageway between Mthatha and the turn-off to Ngqeleni, says Sanral.

Adelaide and Fort Beaufort R63 Section upgrades completed
The R49 million road maintenance project on the R63 between Adelaide and Fort Beaufort in the Amathole District Municipality, Eastern Cape has been completed, says Sanral.
Oct 17, 2017
Sanral kicks off consultation on transformation
More than 300 people from the construction industry,?government?and industry associations workshopped the agency's draft transformation policy with Sanral.
Oct 13, 2017
N2 upgrade between Grahamstown and Fish River Pass underway
Upgrades to the N2 between Grahamstown and the Fish River Pass are progressing well as the second phase of the infrastructure upgrade project continues, says Sanral.
Oct 11, 2017
1:40
Business
Oct 9, 2017

Caution urged on Moloto Road in Mpumalanga, Limpopo

Sanral has noted with concern that some motorists disobey traffic calming measures leading up to construction sites.

WBHO concerns 'premature': Sanral
The roads agency has noted the concerns raised by?construction?company WBHO after the announcement of Sanral's draft transformation policy last week.
Oct 5, 2017
New policy designed to accelerate transformation in construction sector
Sanral's new transformation policy sets clearly defined targets for the participation of black contractors, professionals and suppliers, the company says.
Oct 2, 2017
Long-term horizon set for SANRAL
Horizon 2030 is the new long-term strategy that has been approved by the SANRAL board for consultation.?
Sep 29, 2017
1:10
Business
Sep 28, 2017

New N17 pedestrian bridges

Three pedestrian bridges constructed on the N17 between Springs and Johannesburg will reduce the risk of injury and deaths to pedestrians and cyclists, says Sanral.

3:00
Business
Sep 22, 2017

Roadshows create awareness of Sanral programmes for the youth

The roads agency offers bursaries and scholarships for university students, high school learners and students of Technical Vocational Education and Training colleges.

3:00
Business
Sep 21, 2017

Sanral monitors Cape Vulture colony

Environmental monitoring related to the construction of the Msikaba and Mtentu bridge haul roads found no evidence of disturbance to the colony, Sanral says.

SANRAL's bridge collapse investigation concluded
The collapse of the Geldenhuys Pedestrian Bridge was caused by an impact force on the pier in the median of the highway, Sanral reports.
Sep 6, 2017
4:00
Business
Sep 4, 2017

Arbour Month puts the spotlight on Sanral's role in conservation

Its coming Arbour Month activities will focus on the need to protect indigenous trees and forests.

SANRAL honours women in civil engineering, road construction sector
The roads agency hosted the "I Am Woman" seminar to recognise women in the civil and engineering sectors at Diep In Die Berg, in Pretoria.
Aug 31, 2017
Fibre-optics in road reserves
Openserve, Vodacom and MTN were among telecos that attended a workshop Sanral hosted for the industry.
Aug 30, 2017
3:00
Business
Aug 29, 2017

SANRAL hosted career development convention for young learners

Sanral Southern Region's first annual Indlela Yam, My Way, My Journey Convention was held in Port Elizabeth this weekend.

3:20
Business
Aug 25, 2017

SANRAL awards N2 Wild Coast Bridge tender

Construction of the bridge is set to start in early November 2017 and is scheduled to last about 40 months.

2:50
Business
Aug 24, 2017

Monica Stemela is what Sanral is about

Her company, ?HLS Building and Civil Construction is subcontracted by Penny-Farthing Engineering for routine road maintenance on four Sanral projects.

2:50
Business
Aug 23, 2017

Sanral investing in future civil engineers

A group of 20 high school learners and university students from Gauteng and Limpopo were among the recipients of Sanral's scholarship and bursary programme.

Sanral's R75 project to create opportunities for SMEs
The rehabilitation of the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch is set to create significant opportunities for?SMEs?in Nelson Mandela Bay, says Sanral.
Aug 21, 2017
Sanral promotes talent pool
Sanral provides scholarships to high school learners in Grades 10, 11 and 12 who show an aptitude for maths, physical science and English.
Aug 18, 2017
Bridge collapse: N3 both directions cleared
The N3 section between the Gillooly's and the M2 Gildenhuys interchanges where a bridge collapsed yesterday, has been cleared and traffic is now flowing, says Sanral.
Aug 10, 2017
Bridge collapse: road to remain closed for two days
The N3 bridge collapse on 9 August has resulted in a full closure of the N3 north- and southbound between the M2 Gildenhuys and N3 Gillooly's interchanges, says Sanral.
Aug 10, 2017
Sanral at the scene of N3 bridge collapse
The road between the Van Buuren Road and the M2 Geldenhuys interchange has been closed after a bridge over the N3 collapsed in the early hours of the morning.
Aug 10, 2017
6:00
Business
Aug 4, 2017

Virtual, augmented reality used to explore Eastern Cape's R3.5bn N2WCTR project

Sanral's public awareness initiative in the Eastern Cape will educate road users and communities on the N2 Wild Coast Road project.

5:20
Business
Aug 3, 2017

Sanral supports future engineers with scholarship award

The roads agency has been providing the scholarship programme for the past eight years.

Progress on upgrading R72/3
Construction work on the upgrading of the Port Alfred town section of the R72/3 is progressing well, says Sanral.
Aug 2, 2017
Freeway lights on for your safety
This is a cost-effective measure designed to reduce the number of motor vehicle accidents on highways at night, says Sanral.
Aug 1, 2017
Roads to boost intra-regional trade
Transport infrastructure will be a vital part of the free trade agreement that 26 Africans countries are rapidly finalising, and Sanral plays a vital role in the World Road Association.
Jul 31, 2017
1:30
Business
Jul 28, 2017

Traffic deviation to construct new over/underpass bridges for the N1 Polokwane Eastern ring road

New overpass bridge and new underpass bridge construction will mean ?temporary deviations in place from between 1-11 August for 10 to 12 months.

N1 through Botlokwa has been opened
The road which cuts through the middle of the village of Botlokwa in Limpopo was opened to traffic and handed to the community.
Jul 12, 2017
Roads authorities focus on pedestrians, cyclists: the vulnerable road users
Non-motorised transport has not received the focus it deserves, delegates at the recently held seminar of the SARF in partnership with Sanral heard.
Jul 7, 2017
Decision by investor confirms Sanral's good governance
The roads agency?has welcomed the decision by asset management company Futuregrowth to resume trading in Sanral debt instruments.
Jul 6, 2017
Threats of violence may delay vital road projects
Sanral is concerned about a number of disruptions at its regional offices and construction sites by groups demanding to be appointed outside the regular tender processes.
Jul 4, 2017
Possible delays on the N1 in Limpopo due to construction
Construction work between km 70 and Musina (km 90) will start on Monday 3 July 2017 and will conclude in December 2017, says Sanral.
Jun 29, 2017
4:20
Business
Jun 12, 2017

Sanral N2WCTR community development project giving hope to youth of Mpondoland

This ?is giving emergent youth business owners a springboard through skills development and guaranteed employment opportunities.

4:30
Business
Jun 9, 2017

Sanral plays a vital role in the development of emerging contractors

Sanral, Mamlambo Construction hosted training for SMEs to learn about the administrative and business functions of the engineering and road construction industry.

2:00
Business
May 26, 2017

Infrastructure, awareness key to curbing fatalities on national roads

Countries that invest more in their road infrastructure have reduced fatalities on their national roads, says Sanral.

1:40
Business
May 24, 2017

Traffic advisory

Deviation of traffic to construct new over/under pass bridges, for the N1 Polokwane Ring Road improvement project. ?

SANRAL providing crucial training for engineering graduates
Sanral's Candidate Training Masterplan helps candidates meet the Engineering Council of South Africa outcomes.
May 2, 2017
Statement by minister of transport, Joe Maswanganyi, on developments in Moloto Development Corridor
Minister Joe Maswanganyi said the Moloto Road project forms part of the programme coordinated by the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission.
Apr 26, 2017
National freeways ready for Easter holiday traffic
Most major highways in the country are in excellent condition and road users will encounter only limited construction activities, says Sanral.
Apr 3, 2017
Clean-up under way after N12 motor vehicle accident
A section of the N12 between Emalahleni and Johannesburg was closed yesterday due to a 22-vehicle pile-up, says Sanral.
Mar 23, 2017
Sanral welcomes court judgment for e-toll debt payment
The?judgment sets a precedent in that motorists and companies who do not pay their e-toll debt can be taken to court, the agency says.
Mar 22, 2017
E-toll debt: pay up, as court paves the way
Sanral has a duty in terms of the Public Finance Management Act and Treasury Regulations, to collect all monies due to it.
Mar 20, 2017
Alternative options across Drakensberg to be considered
Sanral is looking at alternative ways to increase the capacity of the N3 route across the Drakensberg after government's decision to scrap the proposed De Beers Pass project.
Mar 15, 2017
SANRAL welcomes premier's support for N2 Wild Coast Road project
Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle showed his support for the N2 Wild Coast Road project during his 2017 State of the Province Address.
Mar 8, 2017
2:30
Business
Mar 6, 2017

Sanral appoints Transformation Manager

The appointment of Ismail Essa will take effect from 1 April 2017.

SANRAL welcomes ConCourt judgment on N1/N2 Winelands
The roads agency says it will continue to engage the City of Cape Town to find a solution to the growing congestion crisis in the Winelands area.
Feb 13, 2017
3:40
Business
Jan 18, 2017

Sanral engineering project saves Uitenhage Industrial Zone from power black-outs

The completion of its R80 million slope stabilisation engineering project in Nelson Mandela Bay has saved the Uitenhage Industrial Zone from power cuts, says the roads agency.

Sanral to enhance revenue stream
The national roads agency has embarked on a process to develop a long-term vision for the management of the national road network, says its new CEO.
Jan 6, 2017
Coastal road in great shape to handle festive season traffic
SA's N2 freeway which connects Cape Town with the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast is fit to handle higher traffic volumes during the coming festive season.
Dec 8, 2016
Clear run on the N4 east for holiday travellers
No road construction will take place on the N4 freeway from Pretoria to Mozambique during the coming festive season, says Sanral.
Dec 7, 2016
No delays expected on the N1 'Great North' this season
Travelling on the N1 freeway from Pretoria to the Zimbabwean border should be trouble free during the festive season, says Sanral.
Dec 6, 2016
No 'stop-and-go' distractions on any national road during holiday period
Holiday travellers will not have to wait at construction sites on any of the national roads managed by Sanral this festive season, the agency says.
Dec 5, 2016
SANRAL acting against irregular expenditure
At the heart of the matter is Sanral's routine road maintenance contracts, which are in place on 100% of its network.
Nov 30, 2016
EUROCK - SANRAL leaving no stone unturned
The agency will attend ICRM 2016, the 18th International Conference on Rock Mechanics, to discuss ways to develop better roads.
Nov 22, 2016
Scopa requests further detail during SANRAL's first appearance
The South African National Roads Agency appeared before Scopa to clarify the R1.165 billion in `irregular, fruitless and wasteful' expenditure finding.
Nov 17, 2016
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Nov 11, 2016

Sanral to inspect highway

A team of engineers will be inspecting its network in Gauteng urgently to check for damage following the flash flood.

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Nov 8, 2016

Deviation of traffic to demolish existing overpass bridge over N1 Polokwane

Demolition of the existing "Hotel" bridge linking the R101 with local farms and the Protea Hotel will start on 9 November.

Gordhan gives nod to tolling
The Medium Term Budget Policy Statement?singled out two primary Sanral projects: the Moloto Road upgrade and the N2 Wild Coast Toll Road.
Oct 27, 2016
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Oct 17, 2016

Sanral certified Top Employer for 2017

The South African National Roads Agency was certified a Top Employer for 2017 by the Top Employers Institute at a dinner on Thursday night.

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Oct 14, 2016

More convenience for motorists at toll plazas

Electronic movable barriers make it possible to increase the number of lanes at toll plazas to accommodate more vehicles during peak hours, says Sanral.

Sanral's contribution to SA's economy reflected in annual report
Its annual report and audited financial statements for 2015/16 were tabled in Parliament yesterday.
Oct 13, 2016
SANRAL appoints acting CEO
Koos Smit will assume the position until newly appointed CEO, Skhumbuzo Macozoma, takes over on 1 December.
Oct 5, 2016
New CEO to lead SANRAL into new era
Skhumbuzo Macozoma will lead the national roads agency, as?Nazir Alli retires after 18 years at the helm.
Sep 30, 2016
E-toll test case: SANRAL clarifies
Sanral is in discussion with Outa's legal representatives about whether an e-toll test case will be feasible.
Sep 27, 2016
Sanral's response on the Supreme Court of Appeal's ruling
The roads agency says it respects the ruling which effectively upheld an earlier high court decision scrapping the Cape Winelands Toll Project, but will study the judgment.?
Sep 26, 2016
Wellness programme for workers on national roads
Sanral has rolled out a nationwide Wellness Programme on all its routine road maintenance projects.
Sep 23, 2016
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Sep 22, 2016

Sanral cleans up the N2 from Riversdale to Crags

As part of initiatives supporting National Clean-Up and Recycle Week, the agency has highlighted work it does as part of its routine road maintenance operations.?

Sanral clarifies test case progress
There will be no blanket indemnity for Outa members, the roads agency says.
Sep 21, 2016
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Sep 20, 2016

Sanral, City of Johannesburg DO cooperate

Sanral has attended to more than 10 000 accidents, and provided medical assistance at more than 3 700 crashes, the organisation says.

Sanral bond success an 'achievement'
The company was more than three times oversubscribed at its monthly bond auction, says its chief financial officer.
Sep 19, 2016
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Sep 16, 2016

N2 KZN north coast upgrading will increase traffic capacity

Construction is proceeding for a new 34km dual carriageway on the N2 between Mtunzini Toll Plaza and Empangeni, says Sanral.

JMPD has never checked for e-tags: Sanral
Mayor Herman Mashaba seems to be unaware that Sanral does not have an agreement with the JMPD to enforce e-tolls and never has done, the roads agency says.
Sep 15, 2016
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Sep 14, 2016

No e-toll discount - SANRAL

The agency has clarified the confusion around what appears to be discounted e-toll debt appearing on customers' invoices.

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Sep 13, 2016

Outa membership costs more than paying for e-tolls

Sanral has challenged Outa to clarify its standing regarding insurance laws and collecting funds from the public.

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Sep 12, 2016

Outa on a fundraising exercise: Sanral

Its statement purporting that a legal agreement has been reached with Sanral on a test e-tolls case, is false, says the roads agency.

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Sep 9, 2016

Sanral pleads for a stop to vandalism

The agency is appealing to residents of townships and other roleplayers in and around George to help halt the vandalism of road infrastructure along the N2.

Sanral empowers women in road businesses
About 15 of businesses employed on Sanral's conventional and routine road maintenance projects are female-owned, the organisation says.
Aug 10, 2016
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Jul 27, 2016

Sanral's intelligent transportation system wins SAICE award

The system, in KwaZulu-Natal, is designed to optimise traffic flow, improve road safety and enhance traffic management on the road network.

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Jul 25, 2016

SANRAL concludes busy week on N2 Wild Coast Toll Road Project

The South African National Road Agency has held stakeholder relations and ministerial consultation meetings for the N2 Wild Coast Toll Road Project.

SANRAL responds to misinformation by Kwa-Mhlanga community members on Moloto Road
The information sessions were meant to empower small and emerging contractors in the area interested in tendering for work on Moloto Road, says Sanral.
Jul 14, 2016
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Jul 5, 2016

Sanral accredited to deliver road incident management qualification

The roads agency has been tasked with overseeing the skills training and development of emergency services officers in Road Incident Management Systems.

Wide-ranging survey addresses wrong perceptions about e-tolls
It shows e-tolls are not an overriding and pervasive issue among the majority of Gautengers, says Sanral.
Jul 1, 2016
Sanral investment in the country's youth to increase, yet again
In addition to its youth programmes, the company has increased its contract participation goals for the youth.
Jun 27, 2016
Fraud alert: "NRA-N.004-010-2016/1F" NOT issued by SANRAL
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (Sanral) has not re-advertised tender NRA-N.004 -010-2016/1F.
Jun 21, 2016
SANRAL investment in country's youth to increase, yet again
The agency presented revised contract participation goals to its board of directors to increase the participation of youth-owned business on Sanral contracts.
Jun 20, 2016
SANRAL return to market successful
The road agency's return to market yielded an oversubscribed auction by more than two times what it asked for, says Sanral.?
Jun 9, 2016
Major work to commence on Moloto Road, says transport minister
A complete overhaul of the R573 Moloto Road will be undertaken by Sanral in August 2016.
Jun 7, 2016
OUTA wrong again
Sanral is claiming up to R760 million from seven construction companies, but Outa has suggested the claim should be for billions of rands.
May 11, 2016
SANRAL confirms lodging civil damages claims against construction firms
The agency has lodged claims with the Gauteng Local Division High Court?against the construction firms found guilty of collusive conduct.
May 10, 2016
Striking TETI workers not SANRAL employees
All labour-related matters are between TETI and its employees, and Sanral is in no way involved in the ensuing disputes, the agency says.?
May 3, 2016
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Apr 13, 2016

'Outa misleads the public'

Outa has failed to substantiate its claims of irregularities in the construction and management of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, says Sanral.

E-toll fees affordable
No owner of a light motor vehicle will pay more than R236 per month, the roads agency says.
Apr 1, 2016