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The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) will embark on a road-resurfacing programme, concentrating on deep patching on M1 North Smit Street offramp in Braamfontein.

The closure will commence from Wednesday, 22 January 2020, and end on Tuesday, 28 January 2020. The closure will take place outside of peak hours in order to reduce traffic congestion.

 The work is scheduled as follows:

DateRoad Closure Times
Wednesday 22-January-20209:30AM-15:00PM
Thursday 23-January-20209:30AM-15:00PM
Friday 24-January-20209:30AM-15:00PM
Saturday 25-January-20209:30AM-16:00PM
Sunday 26-January-20209:30AM-16:00PM
Monday 27-January-20209:30AM-15:00PM
Tuesday 28-January-20209:30AM-15:00PM


Alternative offramps for motorists are as follows:

  • Carr Street offramp - Just Before Smit offramp
  • Empire Road offramp - Just After Smit offramp
  • Jan Smuts Avenue offramp - Just After Empire Rd offramp

Johannesburg Roads Agency would like to apologise for any inconvenience that may be caused during this period. The safety of road users remains the JRA's priority.