Expert roots for proper road maintenance in South Africa

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13 Apr Expert roots for proper road maintenance in South Africa

Saied Solomons, President of the South African Road Federation (SARF)and CEO of the Southern African Bitumen Association (SABITA) says that roads are a vital public asset and can deliver a higher economic return on investment than any other single type of infrastructure. “The real cost of not maintaining roads is difficult to quantify because poor roads are dangerous and affect road safety, they lead to higher transportation costs and bottlenecks on busy routes, they prevent people from accessing goods and essential services, they increase vehicle operating costs due to frequent repairs and require more fuel use, and they increase CO2 emissions,” he explained.  Read More