Road repairs in Papkuilsfontein experienced another hiccup when the tractor-loader-backhoe (TLB) used to excavate a deep trench, broke down.
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After extensive flooding on the road, the local municipality sent a team to dig a large deep trench.
It is hoped that the future plans will alleviate flooding on this road, which occurs during times of heavy rainfall.
For a week, work stopped due to a breakdown.
Staff were back on site on Wednesday when the trench was was lengthened before they left at 12.45pm, leaving one household without access to their front yard.