The City of Cape Town’s Transport Directorate is commencing with road resurfacing projects in Khayelitsha and Browns Farm, Philippi this month. The investment in the resurfacing and maintenance of the roads amounts to over R11 million. This forms part of an initiative to resurface all roads adjacent to public transport interchanges across the city.

Residents are advised that the resurfacing of the roads in Site C and B in Khayelitsha will commence on Monday, 17 May 2021 and on 10 May 2021 in Browns Farm. The roadworks are scheduled to take place over a period of four weeks, weather permitting and pending any unforeseen delays.

‘Our Transport Directorate is currently focusing on maintenance work to eradicate the backlog caused by the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions from last year. Our teams are working hard at completing all the planned road resurfacing and rehabilitation project ahead of the winter rains. We ask that residents please cooperate and support the efforts by complying with the road signage and flag personnel at these sites. The roads that form part of these projects are close to the public transport interchanges or local businesses,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, Alderman Felicity Purchase.

The City’s Road Infrastructure and Management teams will be doing maintenance works of the roads around Site B and Site C in Khayelitsha and will resurface Nyathi Street and Mapongwana Streets. All-in-all the works will cover a distance of approximately 2,5 km. Also included is the maintenance of sidewalks in Sulani Drive.

The specific roads that will be effected are as follows:

Site B, Khayetelitsha

  • Bonga Drive – Pama Road to Sulani Drive
  • Sulani Drive – Bonga Drive to Sulani Drive
  • Nyathi Street – Jafta K. Masemola Drive to Sulani Drive

Site C, Khayelisha

  • Solomon Tsuku Avenue – Idada Avenue to Jafta K. Masemola Drive
  • Injongo Avenue – Solomon Tshuku Avenue to Njabulo Street
  • Mapongwana Avenue – Solomon Tshuku Avenue to Jafta K. Masemola Drive

In Browns Farm in Philippi the City will be resurfacing six roads covering a distance of approximately 1,5 km. The City has invested around R5 million in the maintenance of roads in this residential area which is in close proximity to local businesses.

The specific roads that will be effected are as follows:

Browns Farm, Phillippi

  • Sheffield Road – New Eisleben Road to Vietnam Drive
  • Sheffield Road – Amsterdam Street to Singalomthi Street
  • Monwood Drive – Boston Street to Govan Mbeki Road
  • Brisol Road – New Eisleben Road to Amsterdam Street
  • Govan Mbeki Road and Symphony Way intersection
  • Govan Mbeki Road and New Eisleben Road intersection

The work will be implemented from 09:00 until 17:00 on weekdays, pending unforeseen delays and weather permitting. All road users will be affected, and traffic flow will be impacted in both directions. As such, flag personnel will regulate traffic, one direction at a time.