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Repairs have been completed on Bellairs Drive, which was damaged in severe floods, and traffic is again flowing.
BELLAIRS Drive in Northriding, which was damaged by heavy rains late last year, has been upgraded and is again open to the public.

According to the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) spokesperson, Thulani Makhubela, the upgrading of Bellairs Drive is part of the agency’s response to roads that were severely damaged by floods.

“The JRA has ensured that Bellairs Drive is open for the public, to improve traffic flow on this road,” says Makhubela.

Upgrading of the road began in 2010; the work included resurfacing of the whole road after it was severely damaged by floods, installing storm water drainage and fixing the pavement.

Makhubela says the JRA is making the final touches to the pavements and landscaping. “The completed road will benefit the broader community and improve the quality of lives.”

Earlier this year, JRA also set up Khendla ma-Pothole, a strategy to eradicate potholes in 200 roads across the city over the next three years.

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