Hiking spots closed to pave way for bus rank

PALAPYE: Francistown and Serowe hiking spots in Palapye have been closed to allow the new Palapye bus rank to operate properly.

Speaking during the media conference on the opening of the new Palapye bus/taxi rank, the chief civil and mechanical officer under Palapye Administration Authority’s roads department, Boitumelo Keikitse said that the hiking spots had been closed to give way to construction of entry and exit points for the bus/taxi rank.

Keikitse said that according to the public transport regulations, there should be a distance of at least 200m between the major junctions and hiking spots, which he said was not the case with the Francistown and Serowe hiking spots.

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