Sihle Zikalala, Prime Minister of KwaZulu-Natal, has launched a R500 million road reconstruction project following the recent devastating floods in the province.
The Prime Minister’s Office said it started on Monday The two-part project will focus on upgrading a section of the P725, with more than R409 million allocated for the works.
Another R86.5 million will be allocated for the rehabilitation of the Ngonyameni road section and the uMlazi section provided, the umbumbulu, folweni, eNgonyameni and umlazi.
It is also connected to the R603, which provides connections to other economic areas.
“The construction and rehabilitation of a Section of This path is a living testimony to the fact that we, as the state government, are serious about fulfilling our obligation to recovery and reconstruction.
“This investment will ensure that eThekwini employees are able to connect and connect to key facilities. This will also create jobs and much-needed economic growth for the region.
“Importantly, it will open up economic activities that will benefit the burgeoning small business owners affected by the recent floods,” said Zikalala.
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