Traffic

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Be our eyes on the road – help keep your fellow road users safe in Central South Africa:

  • SMS 'traffic' and your info to 36636 (R1.50/SMS)
  • Phone the hotline - 084 327 9497
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OFM Traffic, keeping you safe on the road.

OFM wants to encourage road users to report reckless driving through the correct channels that action may be taken. Phone 0861 400 800 or complete the form online at: www.arrivealive.co.za/report.aspx

You can now receive the latest OFM Traffic reports, even if you’re not tuned in to OFM in your vehicle!

• Simply switch on the TA, traffic announcement, or TP, traffic programming, function on your RDS compatible radio.
• This will enable you to still get the latest traffic updates in your area even when you are listening to something else like a CD.
• What you are listening to will be interrupted and your radio will automatically switch to OFM for the traffic report.
• When the traffic report is finished, your radio will switch back to what you were listening to before.
• Ask your car dealer if you’re unsure how the traffic function on your radio works.

Fri, 17 August
05:04 PM
Free State S175:   On the S175 just out of Kroonstad side approximately 1km from the turn off there is a big ditch in the road. Tar has been removed, no warning sign. Reduce your speed and travel with caution.

Mon, 13 August
07:33 AM
Free State R719:   On the R719 there are roadworks between Bultfontein and Wesselsbron with diversions via a gravel road in both directions. Reduce your speed and travel with caution.

Thu, 02 August
06:59 AM
Northern Cape R380:   On the R380 between Kathu and Hotazel is the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Mon, 30 July
07:54 AM
Free State R58:   On the R58 roadworks between Colesberg and Norvalspont with multiple Stop/Go controls in the area. (Until March 2019) Travel with caution and expect delays.

Tue, 24 July
03:21 PM
Free State Wesselsbron - R34:   Roadworks at the R34 Wesselsbron entrance. Please use the next entrance.This will continue 'till end August 2018.

Mon, 23 July
07:02 AM
North West R505:   On the R505 roadworks between Ottosdal and Wolmaransstad with 3 Stop/Go controls in place. Expect delays between 15-20 min. Travel with caution.

Tue, 17 July
08:54 AM
North West R507:   On R507 between Ottosdal and Delareyville is the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Wed, 11 July
07:31 AM
Northern Cape N10:   On the N10 has roadworks in place 30km East of Upington at the Ilanga Solar plant with Stop/Go controls. A delay of approximately 10min can be expected. Please travel with caution.

Fri, 22 June
08:59 AM
Free State R82:   On the R82 roadworks between Kroonstad and Koppies with Stop/Go controls. Travel with caution and expect delays.

Wed, 20 June
05:52 PM
Northern Cape Kimberley:   On the N12, just outside of Kimberley - Construction with Stop/Go controls is taking place where the traffic circle is being built. Please reduce your speed and be patient.

Wed, 20 June
11:40 AM
Free State R59:   On the R59 between Bothaville and Viljoenskroon the carriageway is in an extremely poor condition with large potholes and roadworks. Avoid this route if possible.

Wed, 06 June
09:26 AM
Northern Cape N12:   On the N12, ROADWORKS with stop/go controls between Kimberley and HopeTown. Delays can be expected. Please plan your route accordingly.

Thu, 15 March
05:02 PM
Northern Cape N14:   On the N14 construction taking place at the Kathu turn off as well as at the Olifantshoek turn off. Reduce your speed and travel with caution.

Mon, 05 March
02:38 PM
Free State R721 - Kroonstad:   On R721 and on the Kroonstad weighbridge construction will be taking place for approximately 1km, coming from the N1 heading towards Vredefort . There will be 24 hour stop/go controls. A delay of approximately 10 min can be expected. (End date May 2019) For more information please contact Operations Manager: Geoffrey Molala on 0824445458.

Thu, 01 March
03:35 PM
North West R504:   On the R504 roadworks between Leeudoringstad and Wolmaransstad with Stop/Go controls in place. Delays can be expected.

Thu, 22 February
03:24 PM
North West R507:   On the R507, roadworks with stop/go controls between Ottosdal and Hartbeesfontein. Expect delays between 15-20 min. Travel with caution.

Tue, 13 February
08:38 AM
Free State R73:   On the R73 there are roadworks between Virginia and Welkom. Travel with caution and adjust your speed accordingly.

Mon, 12 February
03:15 PM
Free State Welkom:   On the R34 there are roadworks between Welkom and Kroonstad. Please be patient and drive safely.

Fri, 09 February
03:11 PM
North West R708 & R506:   On the R708 between Hertzogville and Christiana & on the R506 between Christiana and Jan Kempdorp is the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Thu, 08 February
06:16 PM
Free State R64:   On the R64 between Dealesville and Boshof the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.

Thu, 08 February
04:22 PM
Free State R76 - Kroonstad:   On the R76 roadworks between Kroonstad and Steynsrus. Reduce your speed and travel with caution.

Thu, 08 February
03:29 PM
North West R504:   On the R504 roadworks between Amilia and Schweizer-Reneke. The roadworks are approximately 1km out of Schweizer-Reneke. Delays can be expected.

Tue, 05 December
01:35 PM
Free State Wesselsbron/ Hoopstad:   On the R34 between Wesselsbron and Hoopstad there is a Detour for all heavy vehicles. Vehicles to travel via the R505 from Wesselsbron to Hoopstad.

Fri, 10 November
06:08 PM
North West R53:   On the R53, there are Roadworks between Ventersdorp and Potchefstroom. Expect delays between 20 and 45 min. Please travel with caution.

Fri, 03 November
04:27 PM
Free State R26:   On the R26, roadworks between Bethlehem and Reitz with stop/go controls in place. A delay of approximately 20 min can be expected. Please travel with caution.

Fri, 03 November
04:27 PM
Free State R73:   On the R73, roadworks taking place between Virginia and Welkom. Please travel with caution.

Tue, 03 October
05:05 PM
Northern Cape R357:   On the R357 Stop/Go controls between Kimberley and Douglas. Travel with caution.

Fri, 04 August
04:18 PM
North West R53:   On the R53 ROADWORKS (until April 2018) between Potchefstroom and Ventersdorp with Stop/Go controls. Please reduce your speed and travel with cation. Delays can be expected.

Tue, 04 July
05:37 PM
Free State N6:   Construction work with Stop & Go's on the N6 between Smithfield and Rouxville for the next 36 Months end date May 2020. Please drive with caution.

Thu, 08 June
03:01 PM
North West R34:   ON THE R34 BETWEEN SCHWEIZER-RENEKE AND VRYBURG ROADWORKS WITH MULTIPLE STOP/GO'S IN PLACE HAVE BEEN REPORTED. PLEASE REDUCE YOUR SPEED. TAKE CAUTION. ROADWORKS WILL TAKE PLACE FOR THE NEXT 18 MONTHS.

Mon, 22 May
04:04 PM
North West R505:   Op die R505 Wolmaransstad na Lichtenburg (92km) is daar padwerke. Daar is 6 Stop/Ry beheer stelsel in plek. Addisionele reis tyd ongeveer 90 minute. Dankie KBK Ingenieurs

Tue, 11 April
07:54 AM
Northern Cape R31 Kuruman - Daniëlskuil :   Please take note: The R31 between Kuruman and Daniëlskuil is OPEN with a temporary gravel bypass road which has been completed passed the sinkhole. Travel with caution.

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