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PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS TO THE R44 BETWEEN SOMERSET WEST AND STELLENBOSCH

Description:

The Western Cape Government (WCG): Department of Transport and Public Works is proposing safety and Level of Service (LOS) improvements along Main Road 27 (R44) between Somerset West and Stellenbosch.  The project study area extends from Steynsrust Road (km 20.15) in Somerset West to Van Rheede Street (km 33.00) in Stellenbosch, a total distance of 12.85 km. A Basic Assessment process is being undertaken to obtain Environmental Authorisation.

Client:

Kantey & Templer Consulting Engineers (Pty) Ltd on behalf of WCG: Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW)

Status:

On 29 March 2018 DEA&DP made a decision and issued an Environmental Authorisation (EA) for the project in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (No. 107 of 1998).  The EA authorises DTPW to undertake the Listed Activities as applied for.  The EA outlines, amongst others, the decision, activities authorised, conditions of authorisation and "Reasons for the Decision". 

A formal notification letter is available for download below as well as a full copy of the EA.

Any person who wishes to appeal against the EA issued for the proposed project should do so by following the instructions provided in the below notification letter and EA.

For information purposes, the Revised Final Basic Assessment Report is still available for download below.

 

CCA/SLR Contact:

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Date Updated:

3 April 2018

 

pdf

Environmental Authorisation Notification Letter (1308k)

29 March 2018 Environmental Authorisation (1768k)

 

Revised Final Basic Assessment Report

Main Report (5204k) 

Appendices

Appendix A: DEA&DP Basic Assessment Form (551k)
Appendix B: Locality Map (205k)
Appendix C: Design Drawings Index (971k)
Appendix D: Photographs (3089k)
Appendix E: Specialist Studies
  E1.1: Botanical Assessment (3445k)
  E1.2: Botanical Assessment Addendum (377k)
  E2.1: Freshwater Assessment (2073k)
  E2.2: Freshwater Assessment Addendum 1 (1159k)
  E2.3: Freshwater Assessment Addendum 2 (788k)
  E3.1: Groundwater Assessment (785k)
  E3.2: Groundwater Assessment Addendum (486k)
  E4.1: Heritage Assessment (1832k)
  E4.2: Heritage Assessment Addendum (242k)
  E4.3: Heritage Assessment Review and Second Addendum (5096k)
  E5.1: Visual Impact Assessment (13024k)
  E5.2: Visual Impact Assessment Addendum (947k)
  E6.1: Economic Assessment (1191k)
  E6.2: Economic Assessment Addendum (243k) 
  E6.3: Economic Analysis Addendum 1 (592k) 
  E6.3: Economic Analysis Addendum 2 (254k)
  E7: Conceptual Design Report and Traffic Data (4320k)
  E8.1: Traffic Operational Analysis Report (15063k) 
  E8.2: Traffic Operational Analysis Addendum (207k) 
Appendix F: Public Participation Information
  F1: IAP Database (19k)
  F2: Landowner Notification (512k)
  F3: IAP Notification and BID (2789k)
  F4: Advertisements and Site Notices (752k) 
  F5: Notes of 27 Feb 13 Information-sharing Meeting (545k)
  F6: Authority Comments and Responses Report on BID (932k)
  F6: IAP Comments and Responses Report on BID (14514k)
  F7: Notification of availability of Draft BAR (1022k)
  F8: Notes of 5 May 2014 Information-sharing Meeting (685k)
  F9: Authority Comments and Responses Report on DBAR (3263k) 
  F10: IAP Comments and Responses Report on DBAR (12335k) 
  F11: Revised DBAR Notification (1867k)
  F12: Revised Draft BAR Comments Report - Authorities (137k)
           Copies of written authority comments (9017k)
  F13: Revised Draft BAR Comments Report - IAPs (777k)
           Copies of written IAP comments (20350k)
  F14: Final BAR Notification Letters (3038k)
  F15: FBAR Comments and Responses Report - Authorities  (155k)
          Copies of written authority comments (5345k) 
  F16: FBAR Comments and Responses Report - IAPs (645k)
          Copies of written IAP comments (18713k)
  F17: Revised Final BAR Notification Letters (98k)
Appendix G: Environmental Management Programme (691k)
Appendix H1: DEA&DP Correspondence (3707k)
Appendix H2: Convention for assigning impact ratings (50k)
Appendix H3: Interaction with Heritage Western Cape (2915k)
Appendix H4: Water Use Authorisation Documentation (3693k)

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