Neha Patil

A11 Road (Zimbabwe)

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A11 Road (Zimbabwe)

A11 Highway is a national road in Zimbabwe running from Harare to Bindura through to Mount Darwin. It is also the P1 Road, Zimbabwe primary road number 1.

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Background

The A11 Highway, popularly known as Mazowe Road by Harare North populac,e starts as Sam Nujoma Street (2nd St. Extension) from the Harare city centre to the intersection with Lomagundi Road which is the A1 Highway to Chinhoyi. After the intersection Mazowe Road continues north through the Northern Subarban Settlements up to Harare Drive where the A11 Highway proper begins. 17.75176°S 31.028421°E / -17.75176; 31.028421 (A11 Highway-intersection-Harare Drive)

The highway virtually ends in Mount Darwin, however the route From Mount Darwin extends to Mukumbura 97.8 km (1 hour 19 minute drive) north of Mount Darwin as a combination of P1 and, P2 highways.

From Mount Darwin to Mukumbura the last 50 km after Dotito is dirty road and quite trying.

Mukumbura is a minor border post between Zimbabwe and Mozambique The Mozambican side is called Mecumbira or Massala. The border posts on each side are separated by the Rio Mikumbura River.

The highway passes by the magnificent Mazowe Dam. The dam is on the right of the highway and is a marvellous sight. 17.528883°S 30.98982°E / -17.528883; 30.98982 (A11 Highway_Mazowe Dam) This is in the Mazowe area famous for citrus production.

Junctions

  • A12 Highway. 17.499406°S 30.9763°E / -17.499406; 30.9763 (A11@A12 junction_)
  • Glendale. 17.367418°S 31.073914°E / -17.367418; 31.073914 (A11 Highway_Glendale Turn-off)
  • Bindura Turn-off. Here the Mount Darwin Highway turns left leaving the original course entering Bindura town center. From Bindura this road runs Shamva Road to Shamva about 27 km east where it intersects with the A13 Highway.
  • 17.304028°S 31.327429°E / -17.304028; 31.327429 (A11 Highway_Bindura Turn-off)

    Tollgates

    A11 is tolled at Toll Plaza number: 33 at Mfurudzi the between 112–112.24 km from Bindura.

    References

    A11 Road (Zimbabwe) Wikipedia


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