SANRAL Road Safety Audits

Africoast Consulting Engineers was appointed by SANRAL to conduct road safety audits in the Earstern Cape. The road safety audits were done in the R72 road in Boesmans River Areas going all the way to Port Alfred. Doing both a standard road safety audit and a further audit dealing and focusing specifically on pedestrian safety. While conducting these audits Africoast Consulting Engineers managed to make certain recommendations to provide convenience for pedestrian movement in footpaths, guardrails, road markings and across all landscape. The investigation included but was not limited to:

  • Recent relevant crash data
  • Speed regimes
  • Intersection control
  • Pedestrian and cyclists
  • Proximity of public facilities, e.g school, hospital, clinic, etc
  • Lighting
  • Of intersections in built-up areas
  • Road signs and Carriageway markings
  • Widths of culvert and bridge structures
  • Access to properties adjacent to the roadway
  • General traffic flow and road user behavior during peak and off-peak traffic periods