n IMIESA - Draining the roads budget : stormwater

Volume 31, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 4, Apr 2006, p. 29 - 31
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... IMIESA MAY 2006 - 29 STORMWATER This year Gauteng, Mpumalanga and other parts of the country have experienced the devastating effects of ongoing, excessive rainfall and flooding. Potholes and the destruction of entire sections of road are only two consequences of these conditions and are particularly visible in certain areas of Gauteng. Whole pieces of tarmac have been lifted from roads, exposing uneven gravel surfaces that make commuting on these roads a potentially hazardous and costly experience. With infrastructure asset management constantly under intense scrutiny, unnecessary costs can be avoided by choosing the appropriate material for building sustainable infrastructure. Adequate ..

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