The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, Alderman Felicity Purchase and the Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Management, Alderman Grant Twigg, went on a walk about at the Dunoon Public Transport Interchange (PTI), commonly known as the taxi rank. The facility is under construction and the first phase was completed recently. The PTI is located on the corner of Potsdam and Dumani Roads.
The City of Cape Town’s Transport Directorate has unveiled its annual Winter Preparedness Programme for 2021. This year, the focus is on clearing out the stormwater systems, especially in flood prone areas.
The City of Cape Town’s Transport Directorate recently commenced with the installation of a signalised pedestrian crossing with detection on New Eisleben Road adjacent to Imbasa Primary School, in Crossroads. Work is expected to take approximately three weeks to complete, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather.
In June 2020, the City’s Transport Directorate commenced with the rehabilitation of various concrete roads and footways in Heideveld. The project is scheduled to be completed within a year and it is progressing well, with 67% of the work already completed.
The City of Cape Town’s Transport Directorate will commence with the rehabilitation of Jakes Gerwel Drive between Blue Gum Street and Viking Road in the second week of March 2021. The work is scheduled to take approximately 15 months to complete, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather.
The City of Cape Town’s Transport Directorate has made good progress with its stormwater upgrade project in Lwandle over the past three months. Construction commenced in November 2020 and has since improved the existing stormwater channels, which ensures stomwater drainage within the retention dam area. The City aims to complete the project in July 2021, ahead of the major rainfall season.
The City of Cape Town is making good progress with the rehabilitation of Erica Drive, in Belhar. The project is set to be completed mid-year, if all goes as planned. The portion of the main road being upgraded is between Alabama Avenue and Stellenbosch Arterial.
The City of Cape Town’s Transport Directorate is currently busy with temporary repairs and stabilisation on the vertical concrete service structure beside the road at 13 Victoria Road in Clifton.
The City of Cape Town advises residents in the Kraaifontein area that the construction of a dual carriageway in Darwin Road commences this month. This work forms part of a broader road improvement project to upgrade Darwin Road. Construction will take place in a phased approach to minimise disruption to traffic and residents in the area.
The City of Cape Town urges commuters to please take note that some of the MyCiTi routes will no longer operate into the late evening. The changes will be implemented on Monday, 1 March 2021.