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Road closures in |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

Unread post by lizef » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:37 pm

|Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld National Park Road closures: http://www.sanparks.org/about/news/default.php?id=55490

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Re: Road closures in |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Par

Unread post by lion queen » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:54 pm

Thanks Lize........... :thumbs_up:
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Re: Road closures in |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Par

Unread post by Lesego » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:15 pm

Update at 16:00 on 3 April 2013, South African National Parks (SANParks) would like to remind guests on their way to the |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park from Namibia that, as a result of heavy rains, roads leading to the park from the neighbouring country, Namibia, have been flooded and subsequently closed. All the access road on the South African side of the park are still open and accessible.

Gabrielle Venter, SANParks Regional Communications Manager: Arid Region said all the roads along the river on the Namibian side are closed indefinitely and cannot be used at all.

The roads affected have been closed to ensure visitors safety during this time. “Guests arriving in the next few days have been informed and advised accordingly to exercise caution and use alternative roads, visitors will receive updates as and when our Namibian counterparts furnish us with information on the roads situation” said Venter.

Roads that have been affected by rains are:

Orangemund Road - closed
Rosh Pinah Road – closed
Ai-Ais road – closed
Noordoewer – closed

Issued by:
Onkgopotse Maditse
Media Liaison and Monitoring Officer, SANParks
Tel: 012 426 5193 Cell: 078 079 5530
Email: Onkgopotse.maditse@sanparks.org

Media enquiries:
Gabrielle “Gabby” Venter
Acting Regional Communications Manager: Arid Region, SANParks
Tel: 012 426 5065; Cell: 083 825 9435
Email: gabrielle.venter@sanparks.org

Tourist enquiries:
Hendrik Prins
Duty Manager /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park (RSA side) SANParks
Tel: 027 831 1506 Cell: 084 742 9797
Email: Hendrik.Prins@sanparks.org
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Re: Road closures in |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Par

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:25 pm

And the pont at SD? Washed away again?
Whatever (according to BB): "You are correct but I don't want to admit it".

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Re: Road closures in |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Par

Unread post by Lesego » Thu Apr 04, 2013 3:47 pm

|Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld National Park flood update as at 12:00 p.m on 4 April 2013.

Following the heavy rains around |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, certain roads leading to the park from the neighbouring country, Namibia were flooded and subsequently closed. All the access roads on the South African side of the park are still open and accessible.

The most recent changes are that Orangemund Road has reopened and there is detour from Noordoewer via the B1 to Ais Ais Hot Springs.

Roads that have been affected by rains are;

Orangemund Road - open
Rosh Pinah Road – closed
Ai-Ais road – detour from Noordoewer via B1
Noordoewer – closed
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Re: Road closures in |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Par

Unread post by Lesego » Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:42 pm

|Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld National Park flood update as at 12:00 p.m on 8 April 2013.

Following the heavy rains last week around |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, certain roads leading to the park from Namibia were flooded and subsequently closed. All the access road on the South African side of the park are still open and accessible.

Gabrielle Venter, SANParks Regional Communications Manager: Arid Region said most of the roads on the Namibian side have been reopened.

“Guests are advised to exercise caution and use alternative roads. Visitors will receive updates as and when our Namibian counterparts furnish us with information on the roads situation” said Venter.

Roads that have been affected by rains are;

Orangemund Road - open
Rosh Pinah Road – open
Ai-Ais road – open
Noordoewer – open
Road between Sendelingsdrift and Ausenkehr (along the Orange river) – closed
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