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​There are over 9 000 kilometres of road in Johannesburg, of which all but 940 kilometres are tarred. The Ben Schoeman - or M1- highway between Johannesburg and Pretoria, the country's administrative capital, is the busiest in the southern hemisphere, and is used by some 300 000 commuters each weekday.

Most of the country's multi-lane national highways meet at a massive interchange to the south-east of Johannesburg, providing the country's most advanced highway access.​