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Orchards Clinic Update: Remedial Works Complete

October 4th, 2018|

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) has completed the remedial works at Orchards Clinic in Orange Grove after construction was suspended earlier this year, following allegations of structural under-design by the appointed engineer. A new engineer was appointed to the project to create a design solution for construction as a corrective measure. The strengthening of the structure began in February 2018 [...]

  • jda-Request for Comments and Input on the Newtown Urban Development Framework Draft Status Quo Report

Request for Comments and Input on the Newtown Urban Development Framework Draft Status Quo Report

September 26th, 2018|

The Department of Development Planning: City Transformation (DP), through the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), have appointed a specialist team comprising of Urban Designers, Strategic Spatial Planners, and, Community Participation Consultants (CPC) for the Review of the Newtown Urban Development Framework (UDF). The need for such a review stems from the outdatedness of existing Spatial Policies and the changing character and [...]

  • jda-JDA well on their way to completing the Heritage Walkway

JDA Well on their Way to Completing the Heritage Walkway

September 26th, 2018|

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) has been tasked with the construction of the Rea Vaya Heritage Walkway which forms part of the Louis Botha Development Corridor. The Heritage Walkway which runs along Houghton Drive, is nearing completion. The significance of this project rests in the historical value of the historical stone wall bus shelter and chlorination chamber which is assumed [...]

  • jda-Construction on Inner City intermodal transport facility delayed

Construction on Inner City Intermodal Transport Facility Delayed

September 16th, 2018|

The City of Johannesburg is a major sub-Saharan transport hub with hundreds of thousands of visitors, workers and residents travelling between the city and destinations across South and Southern Africa. To guarantee that they can travel safely and with dignity, the City has been constructing a long distance and cross border bus and mini bus taxi transport interchange alongside Park [...]

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JDA Handing over Ebony Park Clinic to Department of Health in August 2018!

August 22nd, 2018|

The eco-friendly clinic located at corner of Archerfish Avenue and Mudhopper Street in Ebony Park, Midrand will be handed over to the Department of Health in August 2018 by the Johannesburg Development Agency. This clinic will offer the residents of Ebony Park and surrounding neighborhoods access to basic medical health services. The notable clinic consists of emergency wing, TB and [...]

Watt Interchange Bridge Demolition

August 2nd, 2018|

As part of the City of Joburg’s Rea Vaya BRT project along the Louis Botha Development Corridor, the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) is constructing the Watt Interchange in Wynberg. Part of the works includes demolition of the existing bridge and the interchange at Watt Street. This will take place from Monday, 6 August 2018. The demolition process is expected to [...]