Proposed Upgrade of National Road R573 Section 1 from Baviaanspoort Road (km 2.4) to North of PWV2 Interchange (km 8.94),
Gauteng Province

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd. (SANRAL) proposes to upgrade National Route R573 Section 1, from Baviaanspoort Road (KM 2.4) to just north of the PWV2 interchange (KM 8.94). The project route falls within the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng Province. The project will be implemented in two phases. The phases are as follows:

  • Phase 2A:
  1. The construction of the R573-1 just North of Sefako Makgatho Drive (km 4.10) to km 8.94 as an urban 4-lane undivided dual carriageway (6-lane for Preliminary Design layout); and
  2. The construction of the PWV2 link from the R573-1 (km 0.00) to the N1/N4 Interchange (km3.20) as an urban 4-lane divided dual carriageway.
  • Phase 3A:
  1. Construction of the R573-1 from Baviaanspoort Road (km 2.32) to Sefako Makgatho Drive (km 4.10) as an urban 6-lane undivided dual carriageway;
  2. Construction of the R573-1 / Sefako Makgatho Interchange as a Diverging Diamond Interchange layout; and
  3. Construction of the R513-1 (Sefako Makgatho Drive) upgrades from km 0.20 to km 1.6.

CES Environmental and Social Advisory Services has been appointed by KBK Engineers (Pty) Ltd, on behalf of South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd. (SANRAL), to undertake two Basic Assessments (one per phase) and a Water Use License Application (WULA) for the proposed project. The Draft Basic Assessment Reports (DBARs), Environmental Management Programmes (EMPrs) and associated specialist reports are currently being compiled. Upon completion, these will be made available to all Interested and Affected Parties (I&APs) for a 30-day public review and commenting period. In the interim, please find the Background Information Document (BID) available here for additional information.

Published: 19 May 2021
Review Period: N/a

Contact Person: Aidan Gouws
Tel: 010 045 1372
Fax to e-mail: 086 410 7593

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