Update: 24 February 2011: Empire Road

REA Vaya construction is taking place along Empire Road between Jan Smuts Avenue and the intersection of Joubert and Sam Hancock streets. Widening the road outside Helpmekaar SchoolRea Vaya construction is taking place along Empire Road between Jan Smuts Avenue and the intersection of Joubert and Sam Hancock streets.

INFORMATION given on 24 February 2011.

Working on building a station
Working on building a station
Project location – BRT Section 4 : projects starts at Empire Road/ Jan Smuts Avenue and transverse along Empire Road and terminates at the intersection of Joubert Street/ Sam Hancock covering a total length of 1.3 km.

Scope of works – This section is 1.3 km long. The detailed scope of work also includes construction of the dedicated BRT bus lanes, relocation of services running along the bus lanes and the resurfacing of mixed traffic lanes, street lighting, construction of a station platform and paving of sidewalks. The one BRT stations along the route will be executed under a separate contract.

Construction progress – contractor is currently busy with:

Traffic accommodation – two lanes will opened to traffic throughout construction process no road closures are anticipated. Construction of major intersections will be undertaken over weekends.