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A Costly Fight Against Sinkhole

Between June 2016 and June 2020, the City had rehabilitated about 32 sinkholes costing close to R12 million. Sinkholes develop due to concentrated ingress of water into the ground mostly caused by an inappropriate or illegal connection of storm water pipes and drainage pipes, including sewer pipes. It is a big hole on the ground caused […]

Main Reef Road in Brakpan Closed for Repairs

Main Reef road in Brakpan is closed for repairs and motorists are advised to use alternative routes. The road was closed late last year due to the collapsing top surface, which according to the city’s Roads & Stormwater department it is a result of illegal mining activities that were taking place next to Plastic City […]

City Warns Against Vandalism and Theft of Road Signs

Vandalism and theft of traffic signals is not only costing the City money, but it also residents too. The City’s department of Roads & Stormwater has spent over R7 Million on repairs to traffic signal infrastructure that has either been vandalised or stolen at intersections across the City. Head of Department Sizwe Cele said theft […]