City of Joburg and JRA declare war on potholes, set end of March deadline

The Johannesburg Road Agency (JRA) and the City of Johannesburg have declared war on potholes in the City.

The City launched the 60-days action campaign on 28 January and plan to have all potholes giving motorists nightmares on the roads fixed by the end of March.

Speaking to Joanne Joseph, City of Johannesburg executive mayor Geoff Makhubo says the heavy rains over the festive season damaged many roads in the city.

JRA was telling me that from December and to date, there were 4,000 potholes throughout the city so they need the city to roll up their sleeves and do something about it.

Geoff Makhubo, Executive mayor - City of Johannesburg

Some of our roads do not only need the filling of potholes, but they also need resurfacing because of the decay.

Geoff Makhubo, Executive mayor - City of Johannesburg

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