The City, in partnership with Milnerton Estates and Garden Cities developers, is in the process of converting Sandown Road and Malibongwe Drive up to the Potsdam interchange into a dual carriageway. These upgrades, together with the completion of the link between Malibongwe Drive and Giel Basson Drive which is currently under construction further south, will greatly contribute to relieve congestion to and from the Blaauwberg area.

START DATE: October 2018

PLANNED END DATE: May 2020

PROJECT STATUS: In progress

INVESTMENT: R140 million

SCOPE OF WORK:

  • Dualling of Sandown Road from Sunningdale Drive to Malibongwe Drive (M12)
  • Construction of a bridge over the existing railway line
  • Dualling of Malibongwe Drive (M12) from Sandown Road to the N7/M12 interchange
  • Upgrade of the N7/Malibongwe Drive (M12) Potsdam interchange with a loop on-ramp in the north-eastern quadrant
  • Relocation of a sewer pipeline and water main