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Community Engagement in Ward 21 and 47



Community Engagement in eThekwini’s Ward 21 and Ward 47

As part of GO!Durban’s programme to provide citizens along the first route of the new integrated rapid public transport network from KwaMashu to Pinetown with up-to-date information,  special community meetings will take place Clermont Community Hall, 1106 Zazi Road in Clermont on Saturday, August 8 from 10am – 12noon and at L KwaMashu Community Hall, 75 Sibisi Road
, KwaMashu on Wednesday, August 12 from 12noon to 4pm.

Community members and businesses from Ward 21 and Ward 47 are invited to attend these engagements which will include presentations and explanations about the project, its progress, and the benefits of developing the new public transport network for all within the eThekwini Municipality.

GO!Durban will also have facilities available for individuals and businesses from these two community to register on the Employment Database. Registration requires that the following documents are provided: identity document, proof of qualifications (if a qualification has been obtained) and proof of relevant skills – for example, driver’s license, or reference. Local businesses/contractors should bring their documentation (proof of registration/ tax declaration etc).

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Historic fig included in construction plans

The construction of GO!Durban, theIntegrated Rapid Public Transport Network (IRPTN) through New Germany, the initiative by the eThekwini Municipality to provide a public transport system for the citizens of Durban, is advancing well.

Part of the construction of this IRPTN requires the widening of Qashana Khuzwayo Road (formerly Shepstone Road), and the construction of a bus lane and station with a side walk. The widened road will be located close to an existing fig tree on the corner of Regent Street and Qashana Khuzwayo Road. This Natal Fig tree, with its aesthetic value, is a landmark tree that has been present in its current location for well over 60 years. It is a prominent feature to the area and well appreciated by local residents and business people.

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Night construction Pinetown

Residents, businesses and commuters in Pinetown are advised that construction will take place at night from Sunday, 21 June 2015, to Thursday, 25 June 2015 from 6pm – 5am, along Josiah Gumede Road between Anderson and School Road in Pinetown. There will not be any additional deviation or closures on this section.