The Cement Road
  • Willowmore

Last Updated: 8 months ago

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  • Longitude: 23.522204
  • Latitude: -33.264208
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About The Cement Road

Construction for the Cement Road between Willowmore and Steytlerville commenced in 1952 and was completed in 1954.

At the time of building the road cement was more economical than bitumen, which had to be imported.

The road is a single strip with vehicles having to move onto the gravel verge for oncoming traffic.

The of the cement road is 36km. this road is the shortest route from Willowmore to Port Elizabeth.