The Weston bridge outside of Hankey will most likely have to be closed within the next hour or two advises the Kouga Municipality.
The sluices of the Kouga dam have been opened, so the river level is rising.
Once the bridge has been closed, vehicles won’t be able to travel between Humansdorp and Hankey. The alternative route would then be via Thornhill.
Drivers travelling on N2 between PE & Jeffreys Bay are urged to be careful and take it slow as water on the roads is very hazardous.
Two cars have lost control, a Mazda Etude is stuck in a ditch and a white BMW has also slid into a barrier.