Chapman's Peak drive reopened after repairs

This follows a three-week closure to repair the road surface and to install stronger catch fences.

FILE: Chapmans Peak Drive, Cape Town. Picture: Leah Rolando/iWitness.

CAPE TOWN - Good news for motorists travelling over Chapman's Peak: The scenic route has been re-opened.

This follows a three-week closure to repair the road surface and to install stronger catch fences.

Western Cape Transport Department Spokesperson Byron Le Hoe said: “The road was closed to allow for repairs after approximately rocks came down and caused significant damage to the fences and the road surface.”