JRA needs money to fix roads
Motorists have complained about the poor state of Gauteng roads.
JOHANNESBURG - The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) on Monday said it was looking for additional funding to cover the shortfall in its budget for road markings.
_Talk Radio 702 _received a number of complaints from motorists about poor road markings and the lack of visibility on certain routes.
The agency said it has around R4 million in its budget for lane markings, but it could cost up to R44 million to cover all roads.
"The various institutions fund municipalities on various project," said JRA spokesperson Thulani Makhubela.
The Automobile Association's Gary Ronald said this is a big problem.
"I think what is even more critical is our provincial roads."
He said in some areas, signs need to be upgraded and crash barriers need to be repaired.