City commences with Non-Motorised Transport upgrades in Blue Downs

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The City’s Road Infrastructure Management Department has commenced with the upgrading of Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) facilities in Blue Downs, Eerste River, this week. The work will take place over the next week along Buttskop Road in Blue Downs. Traffic flow will be impacted and road users are advised to use alternative routes as far as possible.

Plantation Road detention pond flooding risk reduced

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The City of Cape Town’s Road Infrastructure Management Department in collaboration with the Water and Sanitation Department, has done extensive work to the detention pond adjacent to Plantation Road, on the border of Wallacedene and Belmont Park, to mitigate severe future flooding in the area. The work was undertaken after an unforeseen blockage in the outlet system caused the pond to overflow, leaving several houses flooded in Belmont Park last year.

Teams on the road mopping up

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The City’s Road Infrastructure Management Department has dispatched over 100 teams from depots across Cape Town to attend to flooding related complaints and incidents. All standby teams were attending to overnight incidents as we have recorded very high rainfall within a 24-hour period.

Sky circle on its way to Hanover Park

Sky circle on its way to Hanover Park

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The City of Cape Town will soon commence with the construction of a freestanding elevated traffic circle, the first of its kind in South Africa, at the intersection of Govan Mbeki Road (M9) and Jan Smuts Drive (M17) in Hanover Park. The investment will benefit the surrounding communities of Hanover Park, Philippi, Lansdowne/Wetton and Yorkshire Estate and will transform the surrounding landscape profoundly.

Action must follow engagement on Rail White Paper

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STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S MAYORAL COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR URBAN MOBILITY, COUNCILLOR ROB QUINTAS

Earlier today I attended the Transport Minister’s engagement with stakeholders, rail experts, and the business sector on the implementation of the White Paper on National Rail Policy.