More families home in time for the festive season

More families home in time for the festive season

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The City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority has to date handed over keys to 181 beneficiaries who will celebrate the festive season with their families in their new State-subsidised homes in Delft for the first time. Over the coming months, more beneficiaries can expect to move into their new homes as the construction of the Delft housing project progresses. 

City relocates last remains of old lady Commodore II in Milnerton

City relocates last remains of old lady Commodore II in Milnerton

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Following a well-planned seven-hour operation, the City of Cape Town’s Environmental Management Department, together with the contractor, removed the last remains of the Commodore II shipwreck from the Diep River in Milnerton on Friday 16 November 2018. The wreck weighed approximately 21 tons and is estimated to be about 14 metres in length and 6,8 metres in width. The wreck was relocated to City-owned land near the Lagoon Beach Hotel.

Jan Smuts Drive upgrade picking up speed

Jan Smuts Drive upgrade picking up speed

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The City of Cape Town is spending approximately R193 million on a major road infrastructure project that forms part of the roll-out of Phase 2A of the MyCiTi bus service to the Cape Flats. Preparations are under way to turn Jan Smuts Drive (M17) into a dual carriageway between the intersections with Turfhall Road (M24) and Govan Mbeki Road (M9), inclusive of two red bus lanes in the median.

Kommetjie Road Project making headway

Kommetjie Road Project making headway

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The City of Cape Town has made good progress with the Kommetjie Road Project, one of our flagship interventions to relieve congestion in the Kommetjie area in the Far South. Apart from the ongoing improvements to the road infrastructure, local residents have also benefitted from temporary work opportunities to the value of over R5,1 million since the start of the project to date.