AFTER publishing a story about the opening of the Dumisani Makhaye Drive in December, the Highway Mail received many requests from readers on how to access the road.
The R1.3 billion road infrastructure connects the communities of Newlands, KwaMashu, Inanda, KwaDabeka, Clermont, New Germany and Pinetown.
The road is named after the late struggle hero, Dumisani Makhaye, who served in various positions in the KwaZulu-Natal government.
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A map has finally been supplied following many requests and the KZN Department of Transport apologised for the delay.
KZN premier, Willies Mchunu, said during the opening ceremony that Dumisani Makhaye Drive will also be a new, alternative route to King Shaka International Airport for traffic coming from the Pietermaritzburg and Pinetown areas, which will now ease traffic congestion on the N2/ N3 interchange.
President Jacob Zuma who officially opened this road commended everyone who worked on the project and said it will go down as one of the best in the South African history.
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