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Joburg's R88-million plan to fix its pothole problem

2017-05-09 08:18

Johannesburg mayor, Herman Mashaba, has revealed his plans to alleviate the city’s pothole problem by awarding R88-million to address the city's repair backlog.

6 top stories of the week you shouldn't miss

2016-11-11 16:05

From Donald Trump's orange skin to #Toblergate, awful potholes in SA and more!

Which city has the worst potholes in SA? More than 18 000 respond

2016-11-07 08:22

Which major SA city do you think has the worst potholes? More than 18 000 readers name the worst offender...

Hate potholes? Try driving on the world's 'worst road'

2016-02-19 08:56

Potholes and other rough road surfaces are a huge problem for drivers globally. Ford has created a diabolical 1.9km road that replicates the world's worst surfaces. Check out this infographic.

Lighter side of potholes

2015-11-21 09:45

There is a tongue-in-cheek plan to portray the problem of potholes in Hilton using a little bit of creativity and a camera lens.

Effectiveness of Joburg pothole app questioned

2015-04-15 11:52

Questions are being asked about how effective a Johannesburg Roads Agency mobile application is in helping to get potholes fixed.

Fixing potholes? Chuck money at them

2014-12-30 09:28

Potholes are a nightmare for South African road users, yet we're not alone in the world. However, the UK government has decided to spend enough money to fix around 18-million potholes!

Pothole dodgems: SA is not alone

2014-03-27 09:39

From shredded tyres to horror crashes... dodging potholes is a reality on South African roads but there's some solace in knowing potholes global - even in the US!

 

City’s pothole plight

2017-02-15 10:07

Heavy downpours over the past few days have worsened the plight of residents who have to negotiate major potholes to get to their homes in two suburbs in the city.

Worst potholes in SA: eThekwini Municipality says it fixes '250 every week'

2016-11-09 19:24

Wheels24 asked our readers to vote for the city which they believe contains the worst potholes in South Africa. The eThekwini Municipality in Durban responds stating it fixes '250 potholes every week'.

Reader pics: 'Potholes deep enough for pot plants!'

2016-10-06 11:53

'In one suburb with homes on the river front in Princess Alice drive, Nahoon, the potholes are deep enough for pot plants to be grown...' East London readers share their pothole pics.

Hilton teen’s clever pothole photo takes first prize in competition

2015-12-10 11:00

An illustrative photograph taken by a Hilton teenager took first prize in an amusing tongue-and-cheek ­competition exposing the plague of potholes in Hilton.

Bring it to SA! Car that spots potholes!

2015-06-10 13:28

Imagine if your car could warn you of potholes ahead? Jaguar Land Rover is working on it - Pothole Alert! Watch this new tech in action!

Joburg pothole app to get rating system

2015-04-13 15:38

Joburg residents will be able to rate the quality of a field agent's or contractor's road fixing work using a new feature on an app.

Hate Jozi potholes? There's an app for that!

2014-05-15 11:44

The Johannesburg Road Agency has launched a mobile application that allows SA road users to report potholes and road issues. Will the JRA fix them though?

Mind the gap: Pothole app in the works

2013-12-27 11:30

While South Africans still dodge potholes on local roads, the UK government has funded the development of an innovative smartphone application allowing the public to report damaged roads and mark them for other road users.

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