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Tag Archive: sand river bridge status

Temporary Sand River Bridge still holding

Though looking worn the Sand River bridge is still holding after this week’s soaking rains. The bridge is on the only access road to St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape of South… Continue reading

Tarring of Sand River Bridge underway

The tarring and widening of the Sand River Bridge has started! (By Bev Mortimer) Improvements to this bridge mean the hordes of visitors and holiday makers to the coastal town of St Francis… Continue reading

Sand River Bridge to be tarred before end of November (updated 28 October 2011)

By Bev Mortimer: Tarring of the Sand River bridge will be done before the end of November this year. That is the word from Marius Keyser, chief engineer at the provincial Department of… Continue reading

No quick fix for the Sand River bridge

There is no quick fix for the Sand River Bridge as the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process is going to take a long time. This was revealed this morning by Marius Keyser, senor… Continue reading

And the storm waters came down.. and the bridge still held

    By Bev Mortimer, St Francis Chronicle The heavy rains experienced overnight in the Eastern Cape on 13 August have not affected the second temporary Sand River bridge much.  Apart from the higher and swifter… Continue reading

SuperSpar St Francis Bay says : “Thank You!”

St Francis Bay’s Super Spar continued with the great community spirit this afternoon by saying a big “Thank You!” to all the volunteers and the helpers who walked people across a foot bridge while… Continue reading

Goal posts shift about Sand River bridge completion times

Everyone  in authority is suddenly being extremely cautious in what they say about the Sand River being opened today. The goal posts are now continually shifting and no one can give a straight… Continue reading

Sand River Bridge likely to be opened by 2 pm today

Informed sources say that if all goes according to plan – and weather permitting – the new temporary bridge over the Sand River should be completed by the Roads Department contractors by 2… Continue reading

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