Client: EFG Engineers for WCG: Department of Transport and Public Works

Proposed Upgrading of TR28/1 between Vermont (Lynx Road) and Hermanus (Mimosa Street)

March 16, 2021

The Western Cape Government (WCG): Department of Transport and Public Works is proposing to upgrade a portion of Trunk Road 28 Section 1 (also known as the R43) between Lynx Street in Vermont to Mimosa Street in Hermanus.  The project includes dualling of the bridge over the Onrus River, the provision of bus stops and dedicated turning lanes, the widening of the road reserve to the north by 15 m and the reseal of the pavement.  SLR has been appointed to undertake the required Basic Assessment and Water Use Authorisation processes for the proposed project.


Name: Candice Sadan


A draft Basic Assessment Report (BAR) has been compiled for the project and released for a 30-day public and authority review period from 17 March to 20 April 2021.  For comments to be included in the final BAR to be submitted to the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning it must reach SLR by no later than 20 April 2021.  The full report is available for download below and a hard copy is available at the Mount Pleasant Library in Hermanus.