100 members of the community in Majakaneng obstructs the R104 road on Wednesday morning with various objects including burning tyres‚ police affirms it.
“Traffic on this road has been greatly affected and motorists are advised to use the N4‚” the police said in a short advisory.
Toll road operator Bakwena Platinum said the N4 is open and safe to travel.
It was not clear what the caused the protest.
Meanwhile‚ the SA Police Service has also advised that the road to Ladysmith from Ekuvukeni is blocked at the cemetery‚ and community members from Vaalkop‚ Ekuvukeni‚ are blocking the road.
In the Colenso area‚ where demonstrations have been ongoing within the week as residents demand the removal of the ward councillor‚ police said the R74 and R103 roads are both open‚ but the road to the township as been blocked as a result of the protest action in the area.
Officers have been deployed to the areas to restore peace and order.