uMngeni derides pothole fishing ‘stunt’, but gets to work on road

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A couple of dinosaurs were spotted checking out some of the many potholes on the Curry's Post Road on Saturday.
A couple of dinosaurs were spotted checking out some of the many potholes on the Curry's Post Road on Saturday.
Jen miller

The uMngeni Municipality has dismissed last weekend’s pothole fishing competition on the Curry’s Post Road as “a poorly orchestrated and desperate headline grabbing activity”.

However The Witness has learned that staff are currently working on the stretch of road between Howick’s Main Street and the cemetery.

The municipality said in a statement the work was part of phase one of planned pothole repairs which was interrupted by the recent heavy rains.

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