City saves R20 million on the Plattekloof Road dual carriageway upgrade project

City saves R20 million on the Plattekloof Road dual carriageway upgrade project

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The City’s Transport and Urban Development Authority, in collaboration with the Richmond Park Development Company, recently completed a project in Bothasig where Plattekloof Road was upgraded into a dual carriageway to alleviate traffic congestion. Initially estimated at R100 million, the costs for the two-year project were reduced to R80 million through good project planning.

City redirects funding for new housing around Dunoon

City redirects funding for new housing around Dunoon

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The City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority (TDA) is planning two major infrastructure projects that will transform Dunoon into a well-developed neighbourhood where residents will have access to a first-class public transport facility and formal housing opportunities.

MyCiTi service back on track

MyCiTi service back on track

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The MyCiTi service resumed operations this morning after buses were grounded for nearly a month due to the nationwide strike action affecting the South African bus industry. The City expects that the buses on most of the routes will soon operate on schedule as the service settles in.

First-time property owners settle in their new homes in Fisantekraal

First-time property owners settle in their new homes in Fisantekraal

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The City of Cape Town’s joint housing initiative, the Greenville Garden City development, is delivering housing opportunities to beneficiaries in the Fisantekraal area near Durbanville. More than 80% of the beneficiaries of the first phase of the government-subsided development have already moved into their new homes. Councillor Brett Herron, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development, visited some of the beneficiaries in their new homes.

City spends R22 million on new roads in Gugulethu

City spends R22 million on new roads in Gugulethu

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A roads project to the value of nearly R22 million will commence in Gugulethu by mid-May. The purpose of the project is the upgrade and rehabilitation of eight concrete roads, dating from the 1960s when the apartheid government used rigid concrete for the construction of roads in the Cape Flats.