Listen | JRA gives easy alternative routes to closed M2 freeway

Listen | JRA gives easy alternative routes to closed M2 freeway

The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) has released a list of alternative routes for motorists after the closure of the M2 motorway between Crown Interchange and Maritzburg Street

The M2 motorway between Crown Interchange and Maritzburg Street will be closed from Thursday.

A portion of the road is being closed in order to rehabilitate the Selby Bridge.

The closure will remain in force until the end of October.

Crown interchange

  • The M2 eastbound will be closed between Crown Interchange and Heidelberg Road.
  • No traffic will be allowed to travel eastbound past the Village Road off ramp at Crown Interchange.
  • Traffic will be allowed to enter the M2 westbound at West Street travelling towards Main Reef Road and the M1 southbound.
  • No access to the M1 northbound from the M2.

Heidelberg interchange

  • Traffic will be allowed to enter the M2 eastbound at Heidelberg Road on-ramp or Maritzburg Street on-ramp.
  • The M2 westbound will further be closed between Maritzburg Street off-ramp and Crown Interchange.
  • No traffic will be allowed to travel westbound passed Maritzburg off ramp.

The following on-ramps will be closed

  • Main Reef Road on-ramp onto the M2 eastbound
  • M1 approaching from the south, ramp onto the M2 eastbound
  • M1 approaching from the north, ramp onto the M2 eastbound
  • Simmonds Street on-ramp onto the M2 eastbound
  • Eloff Street on-ramp onto the M2 eastbound
  • Heidelberg Road on-ramp onto the M2 westbound from the south and the north
  • Heidelberg Road on-ramp onto the M2 eastbound from the north
  • Wemmer Pan Road on-ramp onto the M2 westbound
  • Eloff Street on-ramp onto the M2 westbound
  • Booysens Road on-ramp onto the M2 westbound
  • M2 on-ramp onto the M1 travelling north