The N8 National route runs between Groblershoop in the Northern Cape at a junction with the N10 from Upington and the Lesotho border at Maseru Bridge in the Free State - close to Lady Brand on the R26.
It runs east through Griquatown to Kimberley. From Kimberley it runs south-east into the Free State, on a recently upgraded stretch of road, to Bloemfontein. East of Bloemfontein, the road runs through Thaba Nchu and Ladybrand to end on the Lesotho border at Maseru Bridge.
This 320 km stretch of road is maintained by the National Roads Agency (NRA)..
The N8 is 580 kilometers (360 miles) long.
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