JRA in the news

The JRA has oversees a sizeable portion of the roads and storm water infrastructure in the City of Joburg. We are always publishing all the various projects we are involved in and how this may affect you as road users and members of our Johannesburg community.

You also may be interested in articles that other media publications have posted about us, which is at the bottom of this page.

If you have any news, information or media queries you would like to get through to us do not hesitate to contact the spokesperson for the Johannesburg Roads Agency whose details are listed below.




JRA press office


Latest media releases


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JRA urges public to be cautious of recent RFQ scam


Service Delivery Defects Catch-up Plan Update


Service Delivery Defects Catchup Plan 


JRA Re-Opens the Upgraded Spring Road Bridge 


Traffic Advisory: Albertina Sisulu Road Temporary Sectional Closure


M1 Double Decker section flooding update


JRA Service Delivery Blitz Makes Headway with Potholes Backlog 

17 /09/2020

JRA Service Delivery Blitz Tackles Region E's Potholes


JRA to Fast-tract Pothole Repairs in Region C's Blitz


JRA's Service delivery campaign, Reinstatements Blitz - Region B


Update on Christiaan De Wet Rd lane closure


Temporary lane closure on Christiaan De Wet Road


Standby team contact details


Notice of the Annual General Meeting


Temporary road closure due to resurfacing on M1 North Smit Street offramp


JRA perturbed by scam vacancy advert


During this festive break the Johannesburg Roads Agency will close for business from December 27 - 31 December 2019 and 2 – 3 January 2020. 


Louis Botha Avenue upgrade project


Find and Fix Mobile Application


Citizens urged to drive carefully amidst the floods


M2 Motorway Re-Opening - Ribbon cutting


Opening of M2 Motorway


Opening of Kaalfontein pedestrian bridge Region A


Temporary lane closure of Village road between Ntemi Piliso Street and Ussher Street


Opening of Diepsloot Pedestrian Bridge


Temporary lane closure of Village Road between Ussher and Ntemi Piliso Streets


Upgrading and tarring of 9th road in Noordwyk Midrand


Illegal mining activities lead to road closure 


JRA testing the jetpatcher pothole repair machine


Closure of the M2 Motorway for bridge rehabilitation 



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JRA closes a section of West Road, Greymont due to bridge rehabilitation


Quality Road Markings


Emergency M2 Bridge Closure Update

Traffic Advisory Update:  Emergency closure of Peter Road near Walnut Street, Ruimsig, due to collapsed culvert 10/07/2018
Emergency closure of Orlando East’s Mzimhlope pedestrian bridge 26/06/2018
JRA welcomes new board appointments 18/06/2018
Traffic Advisory Semi-Permanent Closure of East Road, Devland, Soweto  06/06/2018
Plans Underway to Construct R20 million Klipspruit Pedestrian Bridge 23/05/2018
Traffic Advisory Rehabilitation Works on M1 Double Decker Bridge Resumes 11/05/2018
R30 million M2 Motorway Kaserne Bridge Section Rehabilitation 03/04/2018
Traffic Advisory: Heavy Rains Damage Joburg Bridges 23/03/2018
Traffic Advisory Park Street/Main Reef/Treu Road Intersection Cable Relocation  15/03/2018
JRA Closes-In On Gravel Roads Upgrade Targets 05/03/2018
Construction delays - Diepsloot Pedestrian Bridge 05/03/2018
Press Street / Main Reef / M2 Onramp Slip Lane Intersection Rehabilitation 05/02/2018
JRA Pledges Additional Service Delivery to Increase Pothole Repairs 27/02/2018
Redesign of Jan Smuts Avenue to dual carriage underway 15/02/2018
Traffic Advisory: Press Street/ Main Reef/ M2 Onramp Rehabilitation 06/02/2018
Traffic advisory: Temporary road closures at the M2/ Main Reef and linked extensions 19/01/2018
JRA Bridge Road Traffic Advisory                                                                                                                            12/01/2018
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 New Year's Eve Celebrations Road Closures  28/12/2017
JRA Has Your Safety Covered this Festive Season 12/12/2017
Progress on Randburg’s Republic Road Sinkhole 12/12/2017
M2 Main Reef Asphalt Surfacing on 8 - 10 December 2017 07/12/2017
Bryanston’s Belgrave Bridge Prepared for Heavy Rainfall 05/12/2017
Vandalism, Theft and Illegal Mining – A Threat to Roads Infrastructure and Public Safety 23/11/2017
Swift Action by JRA Inspector Nabs 10 Cable Theft Suspects 14/11/2017
JRA Reveals the State Joburg’s Road Network    |   Presentation 09/11/2017
JRA Saddened by Passing of Two Children in Orange Farm 03/11/2017
Interventions to Tackle Traffic Signal Down Time Bears Fruit
Inclement Weather Delays M1 Final Phase 12/10/2017
JRA assessing storm damage to city’s roads infrastructure 11/10/2017
Mayor Mashaba Launches October Transport Month and R140 Million Completed M1 Project |  Transport month calendar 03/10/2017
Traffic Advisory: One Way Dual Carriageway Visual Inspection 29/09/2017
Three people arrested for possession of stolen City goods 15/09/2017
Visible results in Mayibuye and Kaalfontein, Region A after City’s R103.4 million Investment 17/08/2017
Mayor Mashaba launches City wide manhole cover replacement project 10/08/2017
JRA announces Managing Director’s resignation 31/07/2017
Cork Avenue Bridge Accessible Following R7.3 million Emergency Reconstruction 31/07/2017
117, 483 Potholes fixed for safer roads 26/07/2017
Significant Improvements in Joburg Traffic Lights 26/07/2017
JRA Regional Mandela Day Engagements Boost Service Delivery 26/07/2017
JRA Saddened at Accidental Passing of Employee 14/07/2017
Mayor Mashaba Launches Diepsloot Pedestrian Bridge To Improve Public Safety 06/07/2017
R42M Le Roux Avenue Widening Improves Midrand Traffic Flow 29/06/2017
Structural Repairs on Robinson Canal Nears Completion 14/06/2017
Traffic Advisory: Upgrades on Harrison Street Bridge and Queen Elizabeth Bridge 12/06/2017
JRA Invest R20m in Bridge Expansion Joints 25/05/2017
JRA Sod Turning - M2/ Main Reef and Linked Extensions 11/05/2017
M1 Oxford and Federation bridge rehabilitation enters final phase 24/04/2017
Norwood’s Avenue Road Bridge Set for R7.5 Million Upgrade 05/04/2017
Empire road closure 31/03/2017
JRA Wages R88 million War on Potholes 28/03/2017
JRA Welcomes the Appointment of 2017/2018 Board 23/03/2017
JRA Upgrades Jim Fouche and Wilhelmina Intersection 20/03/2017
Mayoral Intervention in Tackling Traffic Signal Downtime 15/03/2017
JRA Prioritised Six Bridge Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Repair Projects 23/02/2017
Notice of Annual General Meeting 15/02/2017
Traffic advisory: additional lane restrictions M1 Double Decker Bridge  14/02/2017
R4 million allocated towards city wide grass cutting
Regional grass cutting list
Traffic Advisory: Lane restrictions M1 Double Decker Bridge  03/02/2017
Traffic Advisory Double Decker Rehabilitation 30/01/2017
JRA warning on heavy floods 30/01/2017
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Visually impaired benefit from safe road crossings 11/04/2014
JRA and City Power working together to resolve widespread traffic signal failures 11/04/2014
JRA saddened by the tragic death of two Bramfisherville children 10/22/2014
Joburg to benefit from investment and improvement in city-wide road network 10/09/2014
Highest Accolades for City’s JRA Find & Fix App 10/01/2014
The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) is set to launch the City of Johannesburg’s Roads Rehabilitation and Reconstruction programme on Thursday, 9 October 2014 10/01/2014
The economic impact of theft and vandalism on Joburg’s road infrastructure 9/19/2014
JRA Road Infrastructure Projects launched 6/10/2014
JRA launches Find&Fix app to assist road users 5/14/2014
JRA making inroads with flood damage 4/24/2014
To be more in touch with residents, JRA launches Find & Fix App for testing 4/24/2014
Open letter to JRA Service Providers 4/24/2014
Joburg’s Extensive plans to repair flood damage and upgrade road infrastructure 3/19/2014
JRA consolidating the fight against vandalism and theft 2/20/2014
2014 Annual General Meeting Notice 2/5/2014
Flash floods warning for Joburg 1/31/2014
JRA applauds the arrest of two suspects for theft and vandalism 1/21/2014
Joburg ready to host 2014 C40 Mayors Summit which will feature World Leaders on Climate Change 1/16/2014
Q&A DOCUMENT: On the C40 Cities Mayors Summit 1/16/2014
About the 2014 C40 Mayors Summit 1/16/2014


Kaalfontein residents to enjoy safer passage following bridge opening

JRA to Erect R16.4m Pedestrian Bridge in Diepsloot

For Better Traffic Flow

JRA clears clogging traffic in Sandton

Unveiling of the R30 million M2 Main Reef Road Project

Construction of M1 Oxford, Federation Bridges Enters Last Leg

R30m to Upgrade Joburg Roads

M1 almost there

Tackling illegal dumping and vegetation control

Service Delivery Issues Addressed in Roodepoort CBD

City Starts 'No Join' Policy for Traffic Lights

City Tackles Service Delivery


Building Bridges: An Integral Part of SA's Infrastructure


JRA contracts awarded 2015-2016

New app improves roads and storm water infrastructure

Improvements in the ciity

Four-way stop brings relief to residents

JRA Replaces Old Traffic Light Controller Boxes

JRA contracts awarded 2014-2015

JRA School Road safety programme

JRA’S LETSEMA gets job done in Protea Glen

Enhancing mobility networks in the world class African city

Flash Floods Safety Tips

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Joburg Roads Agency
#WeServeJoburg #JRAInAction No more blocked stormwater drain on Adams & Nkamyahlaba street in Orlando East.… https://t.co/4PUWlfFOUG
Joburg Roads Agency
@DrAmandaBowen Hi Dr Bowen, kindly note that a service request #3904166 was successfully created. Thanks, ^UM