May 11, 2021

New bridge offers respite to one of Africa’s busiest borders

Botswana and Zambia opened the $260-million Kazungula bridge, which may help alleviate congestion at one of Africa’s busiest border crossings in neighbouring Zimbabwe. The 923 m road […]
May 4, 2021

Makhubo says CoJ to focus on finances, good governance; proposes infrastructure drive

City of Johannesburg (CoJ) executive mayor Geoff Makhubo has said the administration was focusing on responding to the worrying state of Johannesburg’s finances, the collapse of good […]
April 29, 2021

N2 Wild Coast Road project to support development along key trade corridor

The N2 Wild Coast road project will contribute to economic growth and open a trade corridor along the south-eastern coast of South Africa that will promote […]
April 26, 2021

N4 toll route to contribute to South Africa’s economic recovery, says Mbalula

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on April 26 said the N4 toll route project, which is managed by Trans African Concessions (Trac), and which extends from the Solomon […]
April 26, 2021

Road construction demand to increase over next three years, says advisory firm

The South African road construction sector, which has declined in size in recent years owing to the absence of public sector spending, rising material costs and […]
April 26, 2021

Karino Interchange project set to be completed in November 

The Karino Interchange in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, is well under way to be completed in November, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula. This interchange forms part of government’s road […]
April 23, 2021

AfriForum opposes use of facial recognition on roads owing to privacy violation and potential abuse

Lobby organisation AfriForum has sent a letter to the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral), expressing its opposition to the use of facial recognition software that […]
April 21, 2021

Northern Cape govt intervenes to improve service delivery in Sol Plaatje

The Northern Cape provincial government will invest R500-million in measures to help improve service delivery in the Sol Plaatje municipality. The municipality is said to be facing […]
April 20, 2021

Sanral innovation hub exploring machine learning to improve road safety

The South Africa National Roads Agency Limited’s (Sanral’s) Technical Innovation Hub (TIH) is exploring the use of machine learning to improve road safety, reduce congestion and […]