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Gauteng Freeways

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Gauteng Freeways

  1. 1. PROPOSED ROAD IMPROVEMENTS TO Proposed Road GAUTENG FREEWAY NETWORK • In general, freeways will be upgraded to 4 lanes per direction • Some sections, up to 6 lanes per direction • Interchanges are improved: ►7 Systems Interchanges (additional lanes, directional ramps) ►21Access Interchanges (Additional bridges, single points, ramp Additions, lane additions) • Auxiliary lanes at on- and off-ramps • Cross road improvements • Median lighting is provided
  2. 2. N1: WILLIAM NICOL INTERCHANGE
  3. 3. N1: RIVONIA ROAD INTERCHANGE :
  4. 4. N1: Allandale Interchange
  5. 5. N1: John Vorster Interchange JOHN VORSTER INTERCHANGE
  6. 6. N1: Lynnwood Interchange
  7. 7. N3/N12 Elands Interchange N3: Elands Interchange
  8. 8. N3: Gilloolys Interchange
  9. 9. Project financing PROJECT FINANCING & IMPLEMENTATION • User pay principle will be used to finance project • Open gantry tolling • Provides a mechanism for accelerated financing of infrastructure
  10. 10. TOLL PRINCIPLES Toll Strategy • Road user charging implemented worldwide to manage congestion and promote other modes of transport (public transport) ►Travel demand management measure ►Provides a mechanism for accelerated financing of infrastructure ►Alternative funding mechanisms essential to provide infrastructure and to stimulate economic growth ►Sanral mandated to implement tolling as mechanism to raise funds
  11. 11. POSITION OF Position of Toll Points TOLL POINTS - Tolls declared
  12. 12. Open Road Tolling OPEN ROAD TOLLING Electronic Toll Collection = no physical plazas = no delay
  13. 13. PROJECT PROGRAMME • Award of construction contracts: May 2008 • Construction for 2010 phase commences (2,5 year construction period): May 2008 • Construction substantially completed: May 2010 • Construction completion date: October 2010 • Commencement of toll operations: October 2010
  14. 14. IMPLEMENTATION CHALLENGES N1: WILLIAM NICOL • Availability of skills • Availability of materials • Risks associated with traffic • Risks regarding labour actions • Impact of the above on construction costs • Impact of high construction costs on future implementation
  15. 15. THANK YOU! THANK YOU www.nra.co.za

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