Traffic delays expected on N3 Toll Route in Ladysmith district (between Tugela Engen 1 Stop and Tugela Toll Plaza) on Wednesday, 26 March 2014.

N3 Toll Concession, responsible for management of the N3 Toll Route between Heidelberg and Cedara, has issued an alert to motorists to plan ahead for some traffic disruptions on Wednesday, 26 March in the vicinity of Ladysmith.

Eskom will be carrying out essential maintenance work to an overhead power line. The maintenance work will be undertaken on a weekday and may cause disruption to traffic flow as vehicles will be stacked at road closure points for 20 minute intervals.

It is expected that this section of the N3 Toll Route will be closed for a maximum of two hours from 09h00 and 11h00 on Wednesday.

All measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of road users and to limit any inconvenience. Ladysmith Road Traffic Inspectorate (RTI) will manage traffic accommodation during the closures and N3TC’s Route Services team will be on standby in the vicinity to provide assistance, if required.

Road users expecting to travel in this region the 26th of March are advised to confirm the status of the maintenance work with N3TC’s 24-hour Customer Careline on 0800 N3 Help (0800 63 4357) or get real-time traffic updates by following N3TC on Twitter: @N3Route.