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Upgrade and redevelopment of roads within and leading to SEZ

Municipality seeks funding for road redevelopment and repair connecting to SEZ.

  • Project location: Maluti-a-Phofung Special Economic Zone (MAP SEZ)
  • Region: Free State Province, South Africa
  • Economic sector: Infrastructure Development

Project description:

  • Re-align the intersections on the N5 that leads to entrances into the MAP SEZ
  • Redevelop the main road of the SEZ. This is the responsibility of the Department of Police Roads and Transport, as it is a provincial road.
  • Repair the municipal road leading to the SEZ from the Tshiame Township (located adjacent to the SEZ). This road has reached its life span.
Sources of funding:
  • Department of Police, Roads and Transport, SANRAL, Department of Trade and Industry and/or relevant funding partner
Funding gap:
  • R65-million funding required 
  • The project will seek to employ previously disadvantaged persons, including the youth.
  • 180 temporary jobs will be created.
Project schedule:
  • Project planned for 2020/2021 financial year
Project status:
  • MAPSEZ has requested meeting with SANRAL to present Traffic Impact Assessment that will determine the extent of realignment needed on the N5 intersections
  • MAPSEZ has sent a request to Department of Police, Roads and Transport for a meeting to plan and formulate budget for road of the construction
  • Municipality currently does not have funds for the road construction.
Current partnerships:
  • Maluti-a-Phofung Municipality
  • Department of Police, Roads and Transport

To discuss, please contact the Project Manager:

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