The Beitbridge border post will be upgraded to improve traffic movement between SA and Zimbabwe‚ the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) says. On Thursday, Sanral spokesperson Vusi Mona said the plan was to establish a one-stop border post at the transit point, which is SA’s primary gateway by road into the rest of the continent. According to Sanral‚ an average of 15,000 people and 500 trucks cross the border every day. "The N1 freeway connects Beitbridge with Limpopo and into the Gauteng economic core. Just to the south of the border post, construction of the Musina ring road — an 8km single-way road — is nearing completion‚" Mona said. He said the upgraded border post would contribute to a better flow of people and goods within the Southern African region. "A decision was taken to upgrade the border post and expand the infrastructure through a $240m contract awarded to the Zimborders consortium. The project includes upgrades to the roads to and from the crossing‚ perimete...

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