Gauteng's transport infrastructure gets a boost

The Gauteng Transport department has set aside R23 billion to develop and maintain roads. This is part of their 10-year development plan. #eNCA​'s Lindo Xulu has more. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG The Gauteng Transport department has set aside R23-billion to develop and maintain roads.

This is part of their 10-year development plan.

The private sector is set to contribute more than R5-billion.

The transport department says 67 priority projects are currently underway and all projects are set to be concluded in 2030.

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"We will be wearing overalls, patching roads and we will not do it as a once-off, we will do it until the current term comes to an end," says Transport MEC, Jacob Mamabolo.

This initiative, according to Mamambolo, will be taking place every Friday.

Speaking on e-tolls, Mamabolo says that they have submitted a document to government indicating which roads serve the national economy.

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eNCA

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