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Changes to SAHRIS!

The South African Heritage Resources Information System (SAHRIS) has undergone a generational upgrade and restructure. These changes to the site include, but are not limited to:

  • A new & modernised look and layout
  • Improved site usage flows with respect to applications and content creation
  • Improved site performance and stability

Launch for the new version of SAHRIS occurred on Monday the 30th of October 2023.

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SAHRA Application Closure

Please note the following concerning applications submitted to the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) during the December 2023 to January 2024 period.

The full notice is available here: Notice

Special Notice

Following comments received on the proposed Revised Schedule of Fees for applications made to the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA), made in terms of Section 25(2)(l) of the National Heritage Resources Act No. 25 of 1999 (NHRA) and published in the Government Gazette of 22 July 2022, SAHRA hereby publishes the final Revised Schedule of Fees for Applications made to SAHRA. Applications for provision of services submitted to the South African Heritage Resources Authority (SAHRA), in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act, No. 25 of 1999 (NHRA) must be accompanied by a payment of the appropriate fee, taking effect from 1 January 2023

Revised Schedule of Fees for Applications made to the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA)

Proposed Improvement of National Road R33 from Modimolle to Witklip





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SANRAL proposes to upgrade of the R33 from Modimolle km0.6) to Witklip (km13.6) in Limpopo Province. The total length of the road upgrade is 13km. The road upgrade will entail the following: • Widening of the existing road to provide paved shoulders • Provide new pavement structure on widenings • Upgrading and strengthening of existing pavement layers • Surfacing of road constructed to new levels • Upgrading side drains • Continuous or selective vertical and/or horizontal realignment inclusive of new pavement layers including drainage. • Geometric/safety/capacity improvements at intersections. Limpopo Province.


The following cross-sections for the R33 are proposed: • km 0.6 – km 2.4: 4-lane undivided single carriageway, including sidewalks in both directions up to the roundabout at Kokanje Retirement Village. • km 2.4 – km 6.8: 2-lane single carriageway with climbing lane from the roundabout through the “pass” section. • km 6.8 – 13.6: 2-lane single carriageway with climbing/passing lanes The following intersections will be upgraded: • Koro Creek Golf Estate at km1.445 • Kokanje Retirement Village at km2.425 • Weesgerus Holiday Resort at km3.135 • Road to Donkerpoort at km4.745 • Road to Elandsfontein at km10.035 • Road to Alma at km12.075 Many of the culverts will be upgraded to larger diameter pipes or box culverts. Especially the existing 400Ø to 450Ø pipes or box culverts will be replaced to a bigger diameter pipe or box. The existing Klein Nyl River Bridge (Bridge B1272) is the only major drainage structure along the R33 and is located at km1.12. The existing structure consists of two spans of 5.35m each (10.7m in total) and has a skew of approximately 30°. As part of the road upgrade, the existing bridge will be replaced with a new, larger structure with a 32.52m total span and a 22.250 width between the parapets.


Sunday, July 2, 2023 - 17:02




Proposed improvement of National Road, R33, Section 13, from Modimolle to Witklip, Limpopo Province


Start of R33 road upgrade at km0.6
Drainage line entering Klein Nyl River
Riparian vegetation at Klein Nyl River
Riparian reeds upstream of Klein Nyl River
Erosion along R33
Intersection at Weesgerus Resort to be upgraded
Existing intersection at Kokanje Retirement Village to be upgraded
Vegetation to be cleared
Pipe culvert to be upgraded
Elandsfontein Intersection to be upgraded

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