“Extra authorities decay. When your municipality and provincial authorities outsource road-marking to chums and household, doubtlessly at three occasions the price. Will someone be held responsible? You bet no longer,” Duvenage acknowledged in a tweet final week.
The screenshot Duvenage posted used to be an extract from a two-minute video whereby a driver comments about the declare of long stretches of the N2 highway before Humansdorp, the place the lines appeared to were painted by hand.
Sanral spokesperson Vusi Mona acknowledged the project in question used to be a reseal contract.
@MbalulaFikile Who used to be responsible for roadworks on the stretch of the N2 in the Eastern Cape’s Kouga Municipality? Rather, who used to be responsible for granting this relaxed? This video allegedly depicts newest roadworks @DAEasternCape @EASTERNCAPEGOV @ANCECape @Official_EFF_EC pic.twitter.com/xgcEYuXtu3
— Aron Hyman (@aron_hyman) March 2, 2021
“The section of road is a reseal project. The white lines are non everlasting and could well be sealed over. After the reseal contemporary traffic lines adhering to the specifications will be painted when the project is performed,” acknowledged Mona.
Transport minister Fikile Mbalula honest no longer too long ago had to self-discipline questions from residents all over the nation who were mad about the declare of the nation’s roads and transport infrastructure.
Heavy rains for the duration of summer season wreaked havoc on roads in the northern provinces. Residents posted images and videos in the recount section of many of Mbalula’s tweets exhibiting the declare of roads of their section of the nation.
In some situations residents claimed the hurt is years outdated-fashioned.
by Aron Hyman