The City of Cape Town anticipates that by the year 2032, Cape Town may need an additional 500 000 new dwelling units; retail space of 1 000 000 m²; office space of 3 500 000 m²; and industrial development comprising 4 500 000 m² to deal with the projected population growth. The location and nature of these future developments will have a significant impact on the millions of people who will be living and working in the city.
The upgrading of a section of Weltevreden Road in Sweet Homes on the Cape Flats was completed earlier this week. The City of Cape Town has spent nearly R20 million on this project.
Today the City of Cape Town and its partners, the Western Cape Government Department of Transport and Public Works and the South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) turned the first sod in the new R60 million R300/Bottelary interchange in Kuils Rriver.
To date the City of Cape Town has invested nearly R250 million in the rehabilitation of Main Road and the replacement of vital services such as water mains, sewer pipes and electricity cables in the Southern Peninsula.
MyCiTi commuters and road users should please take note of the MyCiTi route deviations and road closures to accommodate the annual Cape Town Cycle Tour that is taking place on Sunday, 6 March 2016.
The City of Cape Town is spending approximately R34,5 million on upgrading a section of Sir Lowry’s Pass Village Road in Somerset West. The project is nearly half way, with the eastbound carriageway currently under construction.
Over the past few weeks, a number of roads in the Woodstock area have been resurfaced by Transport for Cape Town (TCT), the City of Cape Town’s transport authority.
A draft Freight Management Strategy to ensure that freight transport within Cape Town is safe and efficient, serves the needs of the economy without compromising the access and mobility of other road users, and that freight operators comply with regulations, is available for public comment.
The Passion Conference event ticket holders are encouraged to make use of public transport to and from the conference on 13 February 2016. An event shuttle service will be operating between MyCiTi Stadium and Civic Centre bus stations. Motorists and commuters should take note of certain road closures and localised deviations from 16:00 to 23:59.
To accommodate the State of the Nation Address and the Opening of Parliament at 19:00 on Thursday 11 February 2016, the National Government has requested that the City of Cape Town effect road closures in the city, mostly in the central business district (CBD). The route has been reworked this year in order to minimise the impact on commuters.