Municipality at Work

City On High Alert As Heavy Rainfall Is Expected

The City is ready and prepared to assist residents affected by the heavy rainfall expected over the coming week. Current forecasts are showing persistent rainfall over the next three days with thunderstorms anticipated in the evenings. Rainfall is expected in the central and northern regions of eThekwini this evening with localised flooding due to saturated…

Reducing Street Light Faults

On Tuesday the 29th of October, the street lights weren’t working correctly on Bridge City Boulevard. With the help of municipal contractors Fifth Times Electrical they have managed to reduce the number of faults and light up the precinct. Herewith attached are pictures of municipal contractor doing some repairs to the street lights on Bridge…

Residents Urged To Be Considerate When Lighting Fireworks

Durban Metro Police spokesman, Senior Superintendent Parboo Sewpersad said fireworks can only be lit from sunset on the days of Diwali until midnight. He warned however that those lighting fireworks must be considerate and not become a nuisance – which carried a R1500 spot fine. Here are some of the by-laws governing the lighting of…

Load Shedding Warning

ALERT: Please note that Eskom has warned of Stage 2 Load Shedding to be implemented from 9am – 11pm today! For the Load Shedding Schedule for eThekwini click the link below. View the Load Shedding Schedule HERE.

Bridge City Street Lights Maintained

Thanks to the eThekwini Municipality and their contract workers for their efforts in maintaining street lights along the Bridge City Boulevard.

GO! Durban Operating By September 2019

According to a news bulletin issued by the eThekweni Municipality on 25th June, from September 2019, GO! Durban will start ferrying residents from Bridge City, to Pinetown from 4am to 9pm within the C3 corridor. According to the media release, this was revealed by the Head of eThekwini Transport Authority Thami Manyathi and his team,…

Small Things Matter

A thank-you to the eThekweni Municipality for replacing manhole covers in the precinct, including this one on the lower platform, which was a severe safety risk for pedestrians cross this area.

GO!Durban Is Almost Here

The improved Go! Durban public transport service will soon be available to residents. Continue reading the article about the service that appeared in the Government Gazette – Ezasegagasini Metro.

Road Marking Maintenance Continues In Bridge City

The eThekwini Municipality Roads Department were hard at work during the end of March carrying out road marking to renew faded markings in the area. This enables motorists and pedestrians to be more aware of the rules of the road and ultimately aids in lessening accidents in the area.

Recent ETM Executive Committee Decisions

The eThekweni Municipality has released a statement related to its most recent Executive Committee decision. These are summarised below: CITY TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL LAND TO ERADICATE INFORMAL SETTLEMENTSAn additional R199 million will be spent this financial year to purchase three parcels of land across the City as part of eThekwini Municipality’s strategic strategy to eliminate…