Load reduction likely to carry on into the weekend, says Muni

POLOKWANE – According to the Polokwane Municipality, work to replace and repair transformers at the Epsilom substation is expected to continue into the weekend and as such is the load reduction programme.

On Tuesday, 21 August, the Municipality said repairs to the substation would take two days. Repairs are now on its fourth day.

Read more: Municipal ‘load shedding’ to affect Westenburg, Nirvana for the next two days

As a result, the municipality has to carry out load reduction in parts of the CBD, moving west of the city.

Below is the load reduction schedule:

08:00 – 10:00 SUPERBIA SUB

Affected areas

· Nirvana

· Superbia

· Rainbow park

· Westernburg

· Southeren gateway

· Part of rissik str

· Part of dahl str

· Onder str

· Buite str1

10:00 – 12:00 SBG SUB

Affected areas

· Thabo Mbeki str

· Part of market str

· Schoeman str

· Biccard str

· Hans van rensburg str

· Part of dorp str

· Landros mare str

· Jorisson str

· Part of devinish str

· Part of rissik str

· Part of Grobler str

· Part of excelsior str

12:00 – 14:00 PICK N PAY SUB

Affected areas

· Paul kruger str

· Bok str

· Part of Grobler str

· Church str

· Part of joubert str

· Part of market str

· Devinish str

· Part of rissik str

· Excelsior str

· Boom str

· Oriental plaza

14:00 – 16:00 SUPERBIA SUB

Affected areas

· Nirvana

· Superbia

· Rainbow park

· Westernburg

· Southeren gateway

· Part of rissik str

· Part of dahl str

· Onder str

· Buite str1

16:00 – 18:00 SBG SUB

Affected areas

· Thabo Mbeki str

· Part of market str

· Schoeman str

· Biccard str

· Hans van rensburg str

· Part of dorp str

· Landros mare str

· Jorisson str

· Part of devinish str

· Part of rissik str

· Part of Grobler str

· Part of excelsior str

The municipality has apologised for any inconvenience caused.

raeesak@nmgroup.co.za

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