Client: iX Engineers (Pty) Ltd on behalf of: Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Municipality

Sdangeni Access Road

January 20, 2021

The Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Municipality is proposing the construction of the Sdangeni Access Road in accordance with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport standard engineering design for Local Roads or By Roads (Engineering Standard 7A).

The authority responsible for considering the application is the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs.

The alignment is approximately 1 000 m in length and includes:

  • A G6 gravel wearing course with a total with of 5.9 m (carriage with = 5 m; 2 x 450 mm G6 gravel shoulders);
  • A 2 x 1.5 m wide gravel shoulders
  • A meadow drain on the upslope side of the alignment;
  • Installation of pre-cast portal culverts at five (5) watercourse crossings.
  • Fencing.

The project will trigger activities 12, 19 and 48 of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations Listing Notice 1, 2014 (GN. R 983 of 2014) and activities 4, 14 and 23 of EIA Regulations Listing Notice 3 (GN. R 985 of 2014) and is subject to an Application for Environmental Authorisation and Basic Assessment process.




Name: Amishka Mothilal
Telephone: (011) 467 0945


This Basic Assessment Report has been distributed in order to provide I&APs with an opportunity to comment on any aspect of the proposed project and the findings of the BA process to date. All identified I&APs were notified of the opportunity to comment on the BAR and provided with a copy of the Executive Summary of this BAR. The notice advised of the review period and confirmed this BAR’s availability for download on the SLR website.

Any comments should be forwarded to SLR at the address, telephone/fax numbers or e-mail address shown below. For comments to be included in the updated BAR, comments should reach SLR by no later than 22 February 2021.