Joburg motorists will have to find alternative routes and endure increased traffic delays due to upgrades on the M1 highway.
702's John Robbie on Monday spoke to Johannesburg Roads Agency acting managing director Mpho Kau regarding the issue.
Listen to the interview below:
As we have warned in advance, the work that we're currently doing is maintenance that has to be done in order to keep our existing infrastructure in good condition.— Mpho Kau, acting MD of Johannesburg Roads Agency
We are aware of the inconveniences and frustrations that people might be having but it needs to be done to prolong the lifespan of our bridges.— Mpho Kau, acting MD of Johannesburg Roads Agency
There has been some sabotage and vandalism to our traffic signals... We have put in place measures in case we need additional resources.— Mpho Kau, acting MD of Johannesburg Roads Agency