The City of Polokwane’s Integrated Public Transport System (IPTS), Leeto la Polokwane, will commence with the following construction works in the CBD of Polokwane on 29 March 2021:
1 – Construction of the Leeto la Polokwane bus Station on General Joubert Street
2 – Painting of the Leeto la Polokwane bus dedicated lanes in the CBD
1 - GENERAL JOUBERT STREET BUS STATION PRECINCT
The construction will affect General Joubert Street between Grobler Street and Thabo Mbeki Street. This will result in restricted access for vehicles into the area (tenants only).
This area is allocated for the Leeto la Polokwane station and dedicated Leeto la Polokwane bus lanes.
There will be no public parking in this area. Alternative parking is available on the corner of Bodenstein and Church Street.
Motorists are urged to use the following alternative routes during this period:
- Church Street
- Landros Mare Street, and
- Schoeman Street
2 - PAINTING OF DEDICATED BUS LANES IN THE CBD
The painting of the Leeto la Polokwane bus lanes will be done in phases, starting from 29 March 2021.
These dedicated lanes will be painted in red to indicate that only Leeto la Polokwane buses and other authorised vehicles are permitted.
The following routes will be affected:
- Church Street: Between Excelsior and Thabo Mbeki Street
- Jorissen Street: Between Churchand Landros Mare Street
- Landros Mare Street: Between Jorissen and Thabo Mbeki Street
- Thabo Mbeki Street: between Landros Mare and Church Street.
Motorists are urged to be vigilant and exercise caution during this period.