Umhlanga is still the place to be despite it being under construction. One of the main construction happenings within this area is the N2/M41 interchange, which has been underway for a little over 5 years.
Having started this mega construction project in 2013, this new bridge is set to cost approximately R816 million. Soon to be the longest bridge in South Africa, this interchange is a huge game-changer for this area, as it has been reported that 40 000 cars drive through this intersection daily. The Umhlanga area is attracting more and more individuals whether for work, pleasure, or merely to live. From 2001 to 2011, the Umhlanga population has increased by approximately 58%, with recent numbers confirming over 30 000 residents; fast tracking itself as the economic hub of KwaZulu-Natal.
This type of construction has a significantly positive impact on the Umhlanga Ridgeside area as a whole; enhancing the convenient lifestyle Enigma Private Estate has to offer. Making it even more accessible to individuals out-of-town, and giving residents of Enigma Private Estate easy access to the N2 highway, which further entrenches this estate as the ultimate, convenient place to live.