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City lifts EcoMobility restrictions to ease Sandton traffic

The City of Joburg has moved to ease the traffic gridlock in central Sandton caused largely due to the closure of Grayston Drive near the M1. Shortly after the impact of the collapse on commuter traffic became evident, motorists had started lobbying the City to open lanes restricted as part of it's month-long EcoMobility Festival

Photo courtesy: @herbtanical

A short time ago the City tweeted that they would be opening certain lanes to ease the traffic. While the bridge collapse should affect traffic on the M1 for some time, it is unclear how long the restrictions will be lifted within Sandton.

Ray White (standing in for Bruce Whitfiled) chatted to member of the Ecomobility planning team Sipho Nhlapo for details...


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