There are currently three routes operated by concessionaires. These routes are the N3 between Heidelberg, Gauteng and Cedara, KZN; the N4 Maputo Development Corridor, east of Pretoria and the N4 Platinum Highway, west of Pretoria. These are concessioned to the private sector on a Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis. Each of these contracts comprise approximately 400 km of road, and at the end of the 30 year concession period these roads will be returned to SANRAL in the specified condition, without charge.
The concessionaires are:
Trans Africa Concessionairs (TRAC) who manage a section of the N4 travelling east between Pretoria and Maputo in Mozambique, known as the Maputo Development Corridor. www.tracn4.co.za
N3 Toll Concessions (N3TC) who manage the N3 between Heidelberg in Gauteng and Cedara near Pietermaritzburg. www.n3tc.co.za
Bakwena Toll Concessionaires manage the section of the N1 north of Pretoria up to the Warmbaths interchange, and the N4 travelling west towards the Botswana border, known as the Platinum Highway. www.bakwena.co.za