PREVIEW: Assessing the failing state of local road infrastructure

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The intersection of Maple and Privet Streets has crumbled away.

The state of municipal road infrastructure has continued to worsen.

Residents have come forward in their numbers to lament the poor state of roads around Newcastle.

This serves to highlight the degradation over a period of years.

ALSO READ: The sinking state of service delivery on Newcastle roads

In some cases, roads in Newcastle are decades old.

On Tuesday morning, a Paradise resident expressed her annoyance at the state of Finnemore Street and Penguin Place, which are both riddled with potholes.

She said the matter was reported to the municipality many times.

For the full story on road infrastructure, read this week’s Newcastle Advertiser.

The latest edition is on shelves from Thursday morning onward.

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Bruce Douglas
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