Engineering News | Roads http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/roads-1 Wed, 26 Sep 2018 02:12:36 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Firm completes Soweto-based project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bridge-construction-assists-with-community-housing-development-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472513 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695189_resized_bridgeconstructionproject112017hatch1022.jpg CONNECTING COMMUNITIES The bridge, for the Elias Motsoaledi housing project, comprises a five-span 65 m long and 13.5 m wide continuous composite deck 511 287 Maintenance, construction projects along N1/N4 slated for 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-slated-for-2018-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472516 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695171_resized_plazapivet102017bakwenaduanedaws1022.jpg INCREASING CAPACITY Bakwena has installed two pivots, each valued at about R2.4-million, at both the Doornpoort and Pumulani toll plazas 511 287 N2 rehabilitation project to be completed end of this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n2-rehabilitation-project-to-be-completed-end-of-this-year-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472552 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695248_resized_n2streetlightswesterncape112017westerncapegovernment1022.jpg LIGHTING THE WAY The upgrade will provide better ride quality, safety and visibility 511 287 Assistance in overcoming bridge challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-services-assist-in-overcoming-bridge-maintenance-challenges-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472508 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695157_resized_ropeaccesstechnicianstemporaryaccessplatforms112017skyriders1022.jpg ABSEILING FOR ACCESS Technicians had to deploy rope access to abseil from a structure to erect the access platforms 511 287 Transverse launching method to minimise impact on traffic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transverse-launching-method-to-minimise-impact-on-traffic-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472393 1512994084 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695192_resized_bridgedeckpreparation112017aecom1022.jpg FIRST OF ITS KIND LOCALLY The bridge is the first tied-arch bridge that will be launched into position sideways 511 287 National road network at core of local growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-road-network-at-core-of-local-growth-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473504 1513321460 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697372_resized_nationalroad122017sanral1022.jpg LOCAL HUB The national road network has been steadily growing over the years and has improved connectivity between cities and regional hubs 511 287 Emphasis on infrastructure development catalyst for growth and sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emphasis-on-infrastructure-development-catalyst-for-growth-and-sustainability-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473784 1513321477 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697971_resized_siphofanibridge122017aurecon1022.jpg SIPHOFANENI BRIDGE The Siphofaneni bridge and road project is going to be the standard for future infrastructure projects in Swaziland 511 287 Construction firm forges ahead on N2 road, bridges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-firm-forges-ahead-on-n2-road-bridges-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP PROJECTS: ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470746 1513322178 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691503_resized_jonathanpearceconractsmanager112017concorinfrastructure1022.jpg JONATHAN PEARCE A range of environmental studies were carried out and remedial strategies were developed 511 287 Successful debut for new technology solution on bridge project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-debut-for-new-technology-solution-on-bridge-project-2017-11-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Roads Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468447 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686418_resized_roadsroyalhaskoningdhvireport1020171022.jpg ROADMAP Royal HaskoningDHV’s new project management solution, the iReport, used interactive data to communicate information to stakeholders for the Vincent Tshabalala Pedestrian Bridge project 511 287 Suitable solution for African road conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suitable-solution-for-african-road-conditions-2017-11-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Roads Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468189 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685745_resized_roadsfibertexam2roadmaintenancepic21020171022.jpg ROAD TO RECOVERY Fibertex AM-2 has been introduced to road authorities in several developing African countries as a cost-effective solution to road rehabilitation 511 287 South Africa steadily keeps pace with global LED shift http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-shift-to-led-street-lighting-south-africa-to-keep-pace-2017-11-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Roads Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468445 1511775989 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690456_resized_roadsbekaschrederdji00601120171022.jpg STREETS AHEAD Light-emitting diode technology for street lighting provides improved lighting levels and generates energy savings 511 287 N7 upgrade enhances safety and set to facilitate traffic flow http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n7-upgrade-enhances-safety-facilitates-traffic-flow-2016-10-28 Nadine James Roads Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431936 1477378708 1477605600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597438_resized_n7upgrade1016smecsouthafrica1022.jpg NEW & IMPROVED The R400-million N7 upgrade was carried out on a 27.7 km portion of road between the Western Cape towns of Citrusdal and Clanwilliam 511 287 Industry body calls for elimination of lead in road marking paint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-calls-for-elimination-of-lead-in-road-marking-paint-2016-10-28 Nadine James Roads Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431924 1477378708 1477605600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597416_resized_16sapma1022.jpeg DANGERS UNDERFOOT Friction caused by vehicles tyres erodes the lead paint, which could result in pedestrians or drivers inhaling minuscule amounts of lead particulates 511 287 Government initiatives result in more road lighting projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-initiatives-result-in-more-road-lighting-projects-2016-10-28 Nadine James Roads Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431897 1477378708 1477605600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597325_resized_dehoekplazan31016bekaschreder1022.jpg DE HOEK PLAZA BEKA Schréder’s LEDlume-midi streetlight luminaires and its OMNIstar floodlights were used for the N3 Toll Plaza projects 511 287 R100-billion infrastructure investment enhances safety and mobility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r100-billion-infrastructure-investment-enhances-safety-mobility-2016-10-28 Nadine James Roads Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431945 1477378708 1477605600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597457_resized_nalediproteanorthbridgeconstruction1014setjhabamofokeng1022.jpg NALEDI-PROTEA NORTH BRIDGE Construction on the bridge that now links the two Soweto suburbs started in 2014 511 287 Funding, procurement for road infrastructure projects problematic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/funding-procurement-in-road-infrastructure-projects-problematic-2016-10-28 Nadine James Roads Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431942 1477378708 1477605600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597453_resized_16smecsouthafrica1022.jpeg CAUTION CURVES AHEAD Challenges pertaining to the country's economy, government funding and public procurement has made it increasingly more difficult to develop road infrastructure 511 287 M1 highway gets R210m facelift http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/m1-highway-gets-r210m-facelift-2015-11-25 Nadine James TOP TRANSPORT PROJECTS Fri, 11 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 394373 1449740701 1449784800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000494952_resized_traffic103101022duane.jpeg M1 HIGHWAY The M1 and M2 upgrades form part of the City of Johannesburg's 2040 Growth and Development Strategy 511 287 Award-winning KZN interchange eases congestion on N2 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/award-winning-kzn-interchange-eases-congestion-on-n2-2015-12-11 Nadine James Top Transport Fri, 11 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0200 394363 1449740739 1449784800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000494912_resized_umgeniinterchangesanral1022.jpeg FOUR YEARS WELL SPENT The interchange upgrade, which started in 2011, has reduced congestion and journey times, while increasing road safety 511 287 Only Tshwane municipality pursues ultrathin reinforced concrete roads http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/only-tshwane-municipality-pursues-ultrathin-reinforced-concrete-roads-2015-10-30 Dylan Stewart Roads Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389064 1445867663 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000478992_resized_concreteroadbuildingconcreteinstitute1022.jpg JOB CREATOR Building concrete roads requires little machinery and can therefore create more low-skilled jobs 511 287 Consulting engineering firm suggests tolling of regional roads http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consider-tolling-regional-roads---consulting-engineer-2015-10-30 Dylan Stewart Roads Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389246 1445867664 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 SA’s primary highway network as good as any, says consultancy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-primary-highway-network-as-good-as-any-says-consultancy-2015-10-15 Dylan Stewart Roads Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389252 1445867664 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000479604_resized_debuysscottnew1022.jpg DE BUYS SCOTT While roads are critical to any economy, they are even more important in South Africa 511 287 LED streetlights installed in Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/led-streetlights-installed-in-western-cape-2015-10-30 Dylan Stewart Roads Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389084 1445867664 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000479008_resized_swartlandmunicipalitystreetlight1022.jpg NEW LIGHT To date, over 4 000 LED luminaires have been installed in streetlights in the Swartland municipality 511 287 Preliminary design assessment of N3 highway upgrade under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/preliminary-design-assessment-and-detail-design-of-n3-highway-upgrade-2015-10-30 Dylan Stewart Roads Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389068 1445867663 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000478995_resized_n3map20151022.jpg KEY CORRIDOR The N3 runs from Durban to Johannesburg 511 287 Design for Pietermaritzburg N3 interchange under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/design-for-pietermaritzburg-n3-interchange-under-way-2015-10-30 Dylan Stewart Roads Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389231 1446115500 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000479566_resized_roadlead0515duane1022.jpg BIG RESPONSIBILITY The interchange will allow for traffic to flow on the N3 as it crosses Epworth and Market roads in the south of Pietermaritzburg 511 287 Abnormal load vehicle tested on N2 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supply-chain-company-operates-first-abnormal-dangerous-goods-loads-2015-10-30 Dylan Stewart Roads Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389074 1446818214 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000487950_resized_unitransabnormalpetroleumtanker.jpeg SPECIALLY DESIGNED Unitrans Abnormal petroleum tanker 511 287 Civil engineers needed in public sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/civil-engineers-needed-in-public-sector-2014-10-31 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 348935 1414479085 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 PPPs needed for future of road infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppps-needed-for-future-of-road-infrastructure-2014-10-31 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 348827 1414479085 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Road infrastructure severely impacting on wildlife http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/road-infrastructure-severely-impacting-on-wildlife-2014-10-31 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349162 1414479085 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Infrastructure drives growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-development-lays-the-foundation-for-growth-into-africa-2014-10-31 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 348910 1414479085 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Luminaires designed for African temperatures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppps-needed-for-roads-infrastructure-future-2014-10-31 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 348730 1414745783 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Road infrastructure development crucial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/road-infrastructure-development-crucial-2014-10-31 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 348768 1414747255 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Road infrastructure integral to stable economic growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/road-infrastructure-integral-to-economic-growth-2014-10-31 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 348786 1414747898 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Concrete necessary for the green age http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-is-the-ideal-choice-for-environmentally-sensitive-and-economically-sustainable-highways-reports-nonprofit-concrete-technology-services-to-the-construction-industry-provider-the-concrete-institute-md-bryan-perrie-he-says-concrete-should-be-the-pre Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309651 1383031690 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Roads classification in accordance with national policy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/roads-classification-in-accordance-with-national-policy-2013-11-01 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309495 1383031690 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 E-tolling in full effect by end of 2013 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/e-tolling-in-full-effect-by-end-of-2013-2013-11-01 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309618 1383031690 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Company looks to secure next phase of toll road http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-looks-to-secure-next-phase-of-toll-road-2013-11-01 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309629 1383031690 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Mine access road on track http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-of-mine-access-road-on-track-2013-11-01 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309425 1383031690 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Flagship project almost complete http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flagship-project-almost-complete-2013-11-01 Jonathan Rodin Roads Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309582 1383031690 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0