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Damaged footways at Mitchells Plain PTI repaired<p>The area consists of about 2 300m² where the stolen and damaged brick paving will be reinstated with asphalt surfacing. The project should be complete by 24 June 2022, pending unforeseen delays and inclement weather. </p><p>The work will take place on weekdays from 07:30 to 17:00, and on weekends if needed.</p><p><strong>The works entail:</strong></p><ul><li><div style="text-align:left;">Removal of remaining sections of brick paving </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Removal of concrete brick paving and set aside for re-use </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Remove and spoil existing bedding sand </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Rip existing G5 subbase material </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Add additional G5 subbase as required and compact</div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Prime and apply 30mm thick asphalt surfacing </div></li><li><div style="text-align:left;">Road marking and painting of social distancing lines </div></li></ul><p>Concrete brick paving was damaged or stolen at numerous locations around the Mitchells Plain PTI. This is now a tripping hazard for pedestrians in the area due to the uneven surfaces. </p><p>‘Theft of road infrastructure is becoming a huge headache for the city. Not only is it costly to replace, it puts commuters’ safety at risk and delays service delivery that is needed elsewhere. Every time we replace something that we already had, we are delaying another community project. This criminality must stop. I am asking residents to please report the theft of City infrastructure to the local police station and refrain from buying stolen goods,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility, Councillor Rob Quintas.</p><p>No road closures are anticipated with these works.</p><p>‘However, we want to appeal to motorists and residents to consider alternative routes to avoid delays or congestion. Also, please comply with the road signs and flag personnel’s instructions when moving around the construction site,’ said Councillor Quintas. </p><p><br><strong>End</strong><br></p>2022-05-29T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#792a36fa-9d0a-4f24-9f63-98557db59729;L0|#0792a36fa-9d0a-4f24-9f63-98557db59729|Mitchells Plain;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#386e6d11-1c73-4d63-9956-3cc3eab4415f;L0|#0386e6d11-1c73-4d63-9956-3cc3eab4415f|public transport10

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