Heritage weekend traffic: accident eliminated on the N3 motorway, traffic flowing with more travelers expected on Friday


Johannesburg – Traffic is fluid on the N3 motorway despite high volumes, with travelers expected on Friday morning

The scene of the previous accident on the N3 motorway in which at least one person died has been cleaned up. The highway continues to see high traffic volumes, the N3 toll concession said on Thursday.

N3 toll concession spokesperson Thania Dhoogra said traffic volumes were still high on the highway with more than 1,400 cars passing the Mooi River toll booth every hour.

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She said the scene of the previous crash in which at least one person died when a truck and car crashed in the Warden area was cleaned up at 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Dhoogra said they expected high traffic volumes on Friday from around 6 a.m. to noon.

“We expect this to continue for another hour (tonight) and we expect traffic to resume from 6 a.m. until around noon tomorrow,” she said by phone. .

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Thousands of people are expected to travel for leisure and visit their families from Thursday for the Heritage Day long weekend. .

She said motorists should obey the rules of the road, not speed, stop regularly and continue to stay alert on the road.

For updates on the N3, motorists (or their passengers) can contact 0800 63 43 57 or follow @ N3Route on Twitter for updates.

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