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Old November 25th, 2007, 02:19 AM   #101
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Traffic jam on the N1 highway in Johannesburg, one of the busiest highways

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That same highway on a sunday

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Old November 25th, 2007, 02:30 AM   #102
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The green signs are for roads that aren't motorways, while the blue are for motorways, right?

I like these signs - very colorful!
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Old November 25th, 2007, 03:15 AM   #103
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The green signs are for roads that aren't motorways, while the blue are for motorways, right?

I like these signs - very colorful!
That's true, the green are usually on Regional roads (designated as the R roads , e.g. R21, R24) while the blue signs are used on national (designated as the N roads, e.g. N1,N12) and metropolitan roads (designated as the M roads e.g. M1, M2).
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Old December 3rd, 2007, 11:16 PM   #104
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A few random Cape Town roads and highways:

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The M3 motorway leading out of Cape Town
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Chapmans' peak highway...a very scenic drive!
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Old January 16th, 2008, 01:43 PM   #105
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Gilloolys interchange in Johannesburg

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Old January 16th, 2008, 08:01 PM   #106
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nice highways what's Johannesburg's and cape town population?
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Old January 17th, 2008, 01:29 AM   #107
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Wow, very impressive.
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Old January 17th, 2008, 12:22 PM   #108
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nice highways what's Johannesburg's and cape town population?
I think Greater Cape Town is supposed to be 3.5 million and Greater Joburg around 8 million. The numbers are a little confusing these days with the ANC government implementing all kinds of municipality demarcations and renaming places all over the place.
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Old January 19th, 2008, 11:56 AM   #109
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A few random pics I took while driving. Excuse the bad quality, but I took it with my cellphone and only realised it was on a low quality setting after I took the pics ><

Highway in the Southern Suburbs


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Old January 20th, 2008, 01:51 PM   #110
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Old January 20th, 2008, 03:16 PM   #111
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nice view there of Table mountain. this picture looks like it was taken in Tableview right?
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Old January 20th, 2008, 03:30 PM   #112
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That's actually the Milnerton area. Tableview is quite a bit more to the right (if you follow the road right I mean).
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Old January 30th, 2008, 03:43 PM   #113
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Hospital Bend in Cape Town, which has just started undergoing a huge expansion due to finish in March 2010:

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Old January 31st, 2008, 03:53 PM   #114
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Road near Eastgate Mall, Johannesburg:

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Old February 22nd, 2008, 10:53 PM   #115
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A few pictures I took on the way back from a short holiday in Hermanus, a little way outside of Cape Town. Excuse the camera phone quality. I was in too much of a rush to grab my camera out of my bag.











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Old February 23rd, 2008, 07:58 AM   #116
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The last three pics are of the N1/R300 interchange, but I don't recognise the first three.
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Old March 3rd, 2008, 01:12 PM   #117
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Gauteng Freeway Improvement Scheme

Johannesburg Roads Agency and the National Roads Authority (NRA) of South Africa are improving all the freeways in the vicinity of Johannesburg and Pretoria. Here is a map of the project...
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Old March 3rd, 2008, 01:25 PM   #118
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N1 Freeway between Cape Town and Worcester

Just a couple of pictures of the N1 freeway near Cape Town, this is the main highway between Cape Town and Johannesburg and the very southern section of the so-called "Cape to Cairo" route. Sorry about the pics being taken mostly around sunset.



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Old March 6th, 2008, 12:59 PM   #119
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N2 Between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth

All these are part of the non-motorway sections. The only portions that are of motorway standard are from Cape Town CBD to Somerset West (44km), the section between Mossel Bay and George (approx 50km) and from Thornhill to PE. The rest is wide shouldered single-carriage highway.

Sir Lowry's Pass

Houhoek Pass

Between Mossel Bay and Albertinia

Goukamma Valley near Knysna

Between Humansdorp and Plettenberg Bay in the Tsitsikamma
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Old March 10th, 2008, 04:34 PM   #120
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