Gauteng freeway

EMPLOYER
SANRAL

CONSULTANT
Gauteng Freeway Consortium

YEAR COMPLETED
2010

VALUE AT COMPLETION
R1.9 Billion

LOCATION
South Africa, Gauteng

PROJECT TYPE
Bridges and Structures

DESCRIPTION
The objective of the project was to increase operating capacity and quality and ease congestion on the N1 between the 14th Avenue interchange and the Buccleuch interchange. Capacity improvement was achieved through widening in the median and construction of a median barrier. Outer edge widening was also implemented to provide auxiliary lanes at interchanges. Work Package B had the highest number of bridges in the GFIP. The interchange upgrades required 12 new bridge structures and the alteration of the existing William Nicol Bridge over the N1.