Tar road for Kastello residents

2016-06-15 06:00
Ward 8 Councillor Gustav Rautenbach in the new road in front of the Kastello Estates complex. Photo: ZELDRÉ STRAUSS SWANEPOEL

Ward 8 Councillor Gustav Rautenbach in the new road in front of the Kastello Estates complex. Photo: ZELDRÉ STRAUSS SWANEPOEL

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WARD 8 DA Councillor Gustav Rautenbach together with the residents of Kastello Estate Complex have been campaigning since 2006 to have the road in front of the complex in Mirecourt Road, Lorraine, tarred.

According to residents, the gravel Mirecourt Road has become a nightmare to use due to the deterioration by wear and tear - especially during rainy conditions.

The residents of the complex share this road with the PE Riding Club, which is situated opposite the complex.

Now, a new road, which extends from Montmedy to the entrance of the complex, is being built parallel to the gravel road.

The new road is expected to be complete by the end of July and the estimated cost is R950 000.

“The appointed contractor is Kayelihle Trading and the Municipality’s Road and Stormwater department is overseeing the work. This project has provided work opportunities for two people from the ward,” Rautenbach said.

“I also some time ago requested street lights be put up in this road as the area around the complex is extremely dark at night making residents feel unsafe, but have been told by the municipality that street lights could not be put up until the road is done.

“The area will require four to five street lights. So now that the road is being built, there cannot be anymore excuses,” said Rautenbach.

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