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The major blasting in Cogmanskloof road (R62) between Ashton and Montagu is complete.

The road closures through Cogmanskloof on Tuesdays and Thursdays will therefore be cancelled until further notice.


The public will be notified of any smaller blasts and subsequent road closures via the media. Keep an eye on for the latest blasting news (direct link:


For an update on the project see the  pdf Basil Read Bulletin