GEORGE NEWS - The Merriman Street road works will cause periods of partial closure of the street from Sunday 25 August, according to George Municipality.
Contractors will be laying the asphalt layer on on the following dates subject to weather and unforeseen circumstances:
25 August: The portion of Merriman Street between Market Street and Hibernia Street and including intersections of Hibernia and Market Street.
26 August: The portion of Merriman Street between Market Street and Victoria Street.
27 and 28 August: The portion of Merriman Street between Victoria Street and Nelson Mandela Boulevard.
Merriman Street will be partially closed during this time for up to three hours at a time, however access for businesses and residents will be controlled by the contractor on site.
"Extra care is to be taken by road users throughout the duration of the entire construction period. Adherence to temporary road signs and markings will be required," says George Municipality's communications chief, Chantel Edwards-Klose.
"The safety and convenience of the travelling public is of utmost importance. Every effort will be made to ensure that there is minimal disruption during construction and that due courtesy is extended to the public."
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