A series of interchanges are to begin construction around the city to ease the burden of traffic congestion. The projects are slated to transform the traffic circles around Came City, Rainbow/Block 9 and the BTV circle.
Gaborone drivers have been suffering massive traffic jams and delays since the explosion of cars on Botswana roads. Most of which are second-hand imports from the United Kingdom and Japan.
By mid-2021 driver using these major roads will whiz through during rush-hour traffic hours. Saving time and providing a much-needed productivity boost by reducing commuting times. It remains to be seen if what the department of transport and road safety intends to do with other major traffic choke points around the city.
These planned interchanges follow similar successful projects in Francistown in 2016 and the Boatle interchange in May 2019. These infrastructure development projects have been widely received by the general public.
What do you think of the planned changes of the three major traffic circles?