oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Western Freeway upgrade : SAICE Sanlam Project Awards - Technical Excellence

Volume 17, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The upgrading of the Western Freeway in Durban has provided the eThekwini Municipality with an asset which has been highly responsive to community needs. The project involved established and development level contractors, and included a high degree of municipal engineer involvement in fiscal budget and phasing requirements, as well as innovative structural and roadway features and asphalt design. It is the first dedicated public transport lane in KwaZulu-Natal, with significant aesthetic and safety improvements, and minimal environmental impact.

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