Tekwane South bridge | HOD monitors progress

The Department of Public Works HOD Morake Charles Morolo visited the Tekwane South bridge construction site yesterday.

Morolo was inspecting the progress of the construction of the bypass that was washed away by floods last Friday.

HOD Morale Charlse Morolo.

READ | Reconstruction of Tekwane South bridge to commence this week

“The Department has noted an increase in road damages because of heavy rainfall. These damages will need additional funding for maintenance interventions. The department is doing its best to address the damages despite limited resources. One strategy that the department is undertaking is to use road maintenance teams to fix some roads caused by flooding,” read the statement.

There is, however, concern in some communities chase road maintenance teams are away. They are demanding the total rehabilitation of the roads. As a result, it affects road users also leads to further deterioration of roads infrastructure.

Construction site.

ALSO READ | Heavy downpours flood roads in Ermelo and collapses entertainment joint in Kanyamazane

“We, therefore, request community members to work together and the department. Refrain from chasing road maintenance team when repairing roads in their respective communities.”

Related articles

Speedster arrested on the N4 Schoemankloof Road

The Mpumalanga Community Safety, Security and Liaison Traffic Intervention Unit (TIU)  arrested a 40 year old male for excessive speeding on Tuesday. The driver was travelling in a Black VW Golf 5 on the N4...

Abducted woman’s body found at cemetery

The body of a 46 year-old woman who was abducted at Mphatseni, Masoyi has been found. According to police, three armed suspects forcefully took her in front of her children in the early hours of...

Woman collapses as homes are demolished

MATAFFIN- “As they chucked us out of the house I saw my mother lying down on the ground.” The above describes what transpired this morning in an area demarcated for a cemetery where some people...

WATCH: Junior and Peaceful laid to rest

DAANTJIE - The two murdered toddlers, Junior Mabandla and Peaceful Chambale were laid to rest on Tuesday in a joint funeral ceremony. Community members, faith based organisations and primary school learners gathered at the Old...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.