Carlos Muchave
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3 Oct 2017
4:10 pm

Watch: The M1 Oxford Federation Bridge has finally re- opened

Carlos Muchave

The structural rehabilitation project was launched in November 2015 and combined with the other M1 double decker rehabilitation project is estimated at R 210 million and was carried out by the Johannesburg Roads Agency. Many had adjusted their travel times to accommodate the traffic deviations and road closures.

MEC for transport Ishael Vadi, Gauteng Premier David Makhura, Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba and MMC for transport Nonhlanhla Makhuba cutting the rebbon during the Transport month launch and re-opening of the M1, Oxford and federation bridges on the 03 Octomber 2017. Picture: Cebile Ntuli

The much anticipated R140 Million rehabilitation project of the M1, Oxford and Federation bridges have reached completion.

 

The structural rehabilitation project was launched in November 2015 and combined with the other M1 double decker rehabilitation project is estimated at R 210 million and was carried out by the Johannesburg Roads Agency.
Many had adjusted their travel times to accommodate the traffic deviations and road closures.

The works on the project included the replacement of the 3 km storm water drainage system between Rockridge bridge and Federation road bridge, as well as on Oxford and Federation roads below the freeway and re- construction of the 2 km dual carriageway between Rockridge and Federation roads.

Watch the Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba and the Gauteng Premier David Makhura present the re- opening of the M1 Oxford Federation Bridge:

https://youtu.be/cWUnGTxFM6g