Roads graded after taxi protest

2014-04-17 00:00

AFTER taxi owners blocked roads in Wembezi’s C-Section on Tuesday, protesting bad roads there, the roads were graded yesterday.

Sizwe Mchunu, one of the taxi owners, said, “Some of the roads are bad and we end up not being able to access other parts of Wembezi. Our car tyres need to be fixed [frequently] because of the roads we drive on.”

Mchunu said the roads are not tarred and the gravel makes it expensive to maintain the vehicles.

He added that they were happy to get a quick response from the municipality.

Ward councillor Bhekithemba Dlamini said yesterday they started with the levelling of the roads that protesters had complained about.

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