N1 is clear

The national road was closed down to traffic on Tuesday, following farmworkers’ strikes for better pay.

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa.

CAPE TOWN - Provincial traffic officials said on Saturday, the N1 at De Doorns had been opened up again.

The national road was closed down to traffic on Tuesday, following farmworkers’ strikes for better pay. 

Protesters blocked the highway, throwing stones and burning vineyards in the area but Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said traffic on the N1 was again running smoothly.

“From Cape Town right up to Beaufort West, the N1 is clear.”