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Milpark Pedestrian Bridge Reaches Practical Completion

January 21st, 2020|

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), on behalf of the City of Johannesburg, has been implementing the design and construction of the Milpark pedestrian bridge, which reached practical completion at the end of 2019. The main objective of the bridge is to encourage and promote safe pedestrian movement and connectivity, in particular connecting the Milpark precinct to the Rea Vaya Phase [...]

Bophelong Clinic Taking Shape

December 11th, 2019|

The new 1790m² modern Bophelong Clinic can be seen taking shape in Doornkop, Soweto, with construction reaching the 30% overall progress mark. The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), on behalf of the City of Johannesburg, has been implementing the construction of the larger, modernized facility which will be capable of accommodating larger volumes of patients and providing a wider range of [...]

JDA Hosts Delegation From Spain’s City Of Bilbao

November 21st, 2019|

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) recently hosted an official delegation from Spain’s City of Bilbao, headed by Juan Mari Aburto, Mayor of Bilbao. The delegation included first level representatives of Bilbao City Hall including Aitor Bilbao, Head of the Mayor’s Office, Xabier Ochandiano, City Councilor for economic Development, Trade and Employment, Yasmin Hawari Berriozabalgoitia, Project Coordinator Bilbao International and Leandro [...]

MMC Masango Visits JDA Developments

November 19th, 2019|

Member of the Mayoral Committee (MMC) for Development Planning, Cllr Reuben Masango as well as officials from the City of Johannesburg’s Department of Development Planning recently conducted a tour of six projects, implemented by the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA). The tour, which provided insight on ongoing projects aimed at developing and transforming the City, took place on Tuesday, 12 November [...]

Main Street To Provide An Enhanced Pedestrian Experience

November 13th, 2019|

The Gandhi Square East precinct has seen many development initiatives in recent years, including the investment of Jewel City, Afhco developments and Skyrink Studios. The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), on behalf of the City of Johannesburg, has appointed a consultancy team consisting of an urban planner, an urban designer and traffic engineer to define an urban development framework for the [...]

Drieziek Public Transport Facility Nears Completion

November 5th, 2019|

Stormwater infrastructure, subbase layerworks and foundation for the steel canopy are just some of the construction work which has been completed at Drieziek, located in Orange Farm, approximately 40km from Johannesburg CBD. The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) on behalf of the City of Johannesburg Transport department has commenced with the implementation of a public transport facility which will go a [...]