Concern for safety on busy, potholed road in Forderville

This main road in Forderville is pitted with potholes.

Mohamad Karrim, a Forderville resident, sits across from an Estcourt News reporter and brings up a subject that is like a disease Estcourt can’t shake off.

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Growing in numbers like an epidemic, potholes scar majority of Estcourt’s roads. In this instance, Mr Karrim is speaking about the potholed roads in Forderville.

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He describes the road that runs from the top of Canna Avenue to the Siraatul Haq mosque as one of the busiest.

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“People use this road five times a day to get to the mosque. The road is in a ridiculous condition. It is a danger,” he said.

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Mr Karrim suggests that the local municipality invest its money into service delivery problems like repairing roads.

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“They are wasting money placing a fence around the town library; we used the library for more than 50 years without a fence. Where is that money coming from?” questioned Mr Karrim.

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