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News flash!! Parked cars at bridge being towed away

Cars parked between the Sand River bridge and St Francis Marine on the Humansdorp side, are being towed away as they are in the way of construction vehicles  needing to get to the… Continue reading

News Flash!! Possible bridge across the Sand by tomorrow evening

It seems as though work could start tomorrow morning which will restore vehicle access across the Sand River by about 6 pm tomorrow or Thursday morning latest, a news update received at 12 pm… Continue reading

Still no decision on when to rebuild Sand River bridge

Speculation is that there will be no new temporary bridge for vehicles across the Sand River completed before Friday this week Department of Roads and Transport personnel are on site at the Sand River bridge. They… Continue reading

Fantastic volunteers man the footbridge all night

  Volunteer members of the NSRI , the St Francis Fire Department and those of the disaster management team took it in turns to man the footbridge that was re-established yesterday over the… Continue reading

Sand River update after disaster management meeting today

The temporary vehicle bridge across the Sand River  in St Francis Bay washed away just before 1 pm. A section of the pedestrian walkway, next to the bridge, was also damaged at the… Continue reading

Sand River bridge is now closed – we are temporarily marooned again

The temporary crossing across the Sand River towards St Francis Bay has been closed.   According to an announcement from Kouga Municipality, the crossing, which was built after the Sand River bridge washed away on… Continue reading

Potholes on Sand River bridge

The Sand River on the Links side.   By Bev Mortimer A visit to the Sand River bridge at 4.15 pm today  after continous rain throughout the day during which an estimated 29… Continue reading

Sand River bridge safe – except in floods

The current temporary bridge of the Sand River is quite safe and will be fine if it rains. That is the word from Marius Keyser, district roads engineer, Department of Roads. “It should… Continue reading

Feature: St Francis residents to fight the Kromme wind farm

  Do we want to be known as the ‘energy hub’ of South Africa? asked angry St Francis Bay home owners following the governmental go ahead for a wind farm to be developed on… Continue reading

Billabong Round 2 ends as bigger swells forecast for weekend

Round 2 of the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay was completed in clean three-to-four foot (1 metre) surf at  Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay this morning. Surfline, official forecasters for the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, are… Continue reading