Construction Work Package W3

Area affected: Jan Smuts Drive in Lansdowne

 Status: Complete

Description of Works

The project will entail the upgrading of a 2 km long section of Jan Smuts Drive from a single carriageway to a dual carriageway arterial with exclusive transit lanes along the median.

The works included:

  • The construction of the northbound carriageway of Jan Smuts Drive;
  • The reconstruction of a large portion of the existing southbound carriageway;
  • The construction of two-way dedicated bus transit lanes located in the centre of the road crosssection;
  • The upgrading of the two major intersections of Jan Smuts Drive with Turf Hall Road and Blomvlei Road;
  • The construction of the substructure for one closed median bus station and one open median bus stop;
  • Associated NMT (non-motorised transport) infrastructure;
  • All ancillary services including all signage, streetlighting, electrical works, landscaping, drainage, IS&T services, ducting and roadmarkings;
  • The protection or relocation of all unknown services if identified during construction; and Pavement rehabilitation where required.