Department replaces water pipes along R102

DOT has found a collapsed water pipe at the sinkhole along the R102.

The Department of Transport (DOT) opened the road surface on Saturday, 3 June and found a collapsed water pipe at the sinkhole along the R102.

The hole lies about 150 metres past the Illovo Beach turn-off in the left-hand lane as you travel towards Karridene.

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“The damaged pipe has already been removed, but DOT also noted the joints of other pipes are starting to separate,” said ward 97 councillor, Andre Beetge.

“As a result, they plan on replacing more than one section. Starting today (Monday, 5 June), they will further excavate and the road will revert to single lane traffic with a stop and go on either end.”

Motorists are urged to exercise patience and caution while work is in progress.

 

 

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