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Tag Archive: storm water

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

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

Storm water about to flow over Sand River bridge

Photo, above: The wall of the Sand River bridge taken at 4.15 pm yesterday. The temporary gravel bridge over the Sand River could be closed for maintenance as early this morning it was… Continue reading

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