The eThekwini Municipality is set to undertake emergency repairs to the bridge over Mhlathuzana Canal affecting the M4.

The repair work, which is set to take place from 22 September to 24 September, will affect traffic on the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Freeway (M4) between the Bluff ramp, Clairwood and Jacobs.

The municipality has issued a notice of intention to close the freeway temporarily in order to conduct the repairs.

“The road will be closed in both directions.  Motorists will be advised of a detour with the appropriate traffic signs at the closure and up to the nearest point of entry beyond the closure,” the municipality said.