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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.
Wed, 20 March
Big traffic pile up on N1 South between Kenneth Kaunda and Nelson Mandela. Bumper to bumper traffic before the Engen garage. This is due to the earlier accident. Ambulances passing in emergency lane.
Wed, 20 March
On the N1 South Bloemfontein, just before the Engen 1Stop, was a very serious accident. The vehicle is lying on its side, in the right hand lane (causing an obstruction). Traffic is backing up heavily, especially trucks. Authorities and EM's are on the scene.
Mon, 18 March
On the R34 between Hoopstad and Bloemhof the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.
Mon, 11 March
On the R76 between Kroonstad and Viljoenskroon the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.
Fri, 08 March
In Kroonstad the underpass in Cross street will be closed from Monday 11 March 2019 until 31 March 2019. Use alternative routes.
Thu, 21 February
On the R707 between Petrus Steyn and Lindey the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.
Tue, 22 January
The R501 is currently closed between Carletonville and Potchefstroom due to a sinkhole near the Doornfontein entrance. Motorist are advise to use alternative routs.
Mon, 21 January
On the R505 roadworks between Ottosdal and Wolmaransstad with 1 Stop/Go controls in place. Expect delays between 15-20 min. Travel with caution.
Thu, 17 January
On the R30 roadworks with stop/go controls between Theunissen and Brandfort. Delays can be expected. Please plan your route accordingly.
Wed, 12 December
On the R58 there are roadworks with Stop / Go controls between Colesberg and the Gariep Dam (until March 2019). Please slow down and drive cautiously.
Tue, 04 December
On the N14, roadworks as you enter Kathu from both Postmasburg and Kuruman directions. Expect delays during peak times. Travel with caution.
Mon, 05 November
R721 - Kroonstad:
On R721 and on the Kroonstad weighbridge construction will be taking place for approximately 1km, coming from the N1 heading towards Vredefort. Adjust your speed accordingly and travel with caution.
Mon, 08 October
R357 Prieska/Van Wyksvlei:
There are roadworks on the R357, 50 Km's outside of Prieska in the direction of Van Wyksvlei. Tarring of one lane is taking place. There are no warning signs and the road surface is in bad condition. Please reduce your speed to avoid damage to your vehicle. Travel with caution, especially after sunset. Thank you Pieter.
Thu, 04 October
N14 - Roadworks:
ON THE N14 BETWEEN KEIMOES AND UPINGTON ROADWORKS JUST AS YOU ENTER UPINGTON HAS BEEN REPORTED. PLEASE REDUCE YOUR SPEED. TAKE CAUTION. .
Wed, 29 August
On the R380 there are roadworks between Kathu and Hotazel. Take note the carriageway is in a poor condition with large potholes as well. Reduce your speed and travel with caution in the area.
Mon, 30 July
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, 17 July
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
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
On the R82 roadworks between Kroonstad and Koppies with Stop/Go controls. Travel with caution and expect delays.
Wed, 20 June
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
On the N12, ROADWORKS with stop/go controls between Kimberley and HopeTown. Delays can be expected. Please plan your route accordingly.
Thu, 15 March
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.
Thu, 01 March
On the R504 roadworks between Leeudoringstad and Wolmaransstad with Stop/Go controls in place. Delays can be expected.
Thu, 22 February
On the R507, roadworks with stop/go controls between Ottosdal and Hartbeesfontein. Expect delays between 15-20 min. Travel with caution.
Tue, 13 February
On the R73 there are roadworks between Virginia and Welkom. Travel with caution and adjust your speed accordingly.
Mon, 12 February
On the R34 there are roadworks between Welkom and Kroonstad. Please be patient and drive safely.
Fri, 09 February
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
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
R76 - Kroonstad:
On the R76 roadworks between Kroonstad and Steynsrus. Reduce your speed and travel with caution.
Thu, 08 February
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
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
On the R53, there are Roadworks between Ventersdorp and Potchefstroom. Expect delays between 20 and 45 min. Please travel with caution.
Fri, 03 November
On the R73, roadworks taking place between Virginia and Welkom. Please travel with caution.
Tue, 03 October
On the R357 Stop/Go controls between Kimberley and Douglas. Travel with caution.
Fri, 04 August
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
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.
Mon, 22 May
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
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.