N3 route reopened near Tugela Plaza: officials

Serious back up in traffic at the Tugela Toll Plaza on 22 April

Traffic was heavily backed up on the N3 North before the Tugela Toll Plaza on 22 April 2019, following two serious accidents on Van Reenen's Pass.


JOHANNESBURG - All northbound lanes have been re-opened at Tugela Plaza according to the N3 Toll Concession after three collisions caused bumper-to-bumper traffic on Monday evening.

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The organisation tweeted backlogs are still clearing and urged drivers to drive safely in the dark, wet conditions.

Motorists experienced delays of over two hours due to the backlog near Van Reenen's pass on the N3 toll route.

Travellers are advised to make use of alternative routes via the N11 Newcastle or R74 Winterton Bergville.