Harare City Council has installed traffic lights at the junction of Harare-Bulawayo highway and Tynwald Road, an area commonly referred to as Maplanka.
The move that has been received with mixed feelings.
Commenting on a Twitter post by the council over the traffic lights, Edridge Gambiza said: “Close off that junction, let cars use Warren Park and Kuwadzana traffic circles to access Bulawayo road from N Richards. Traffic lights will make it worse than it is now.”
Another user, @DannyChax said the traffic lights will stop working after two days of installation.
“Check the traffic lights at Harare Drive and Kirkman Road. You can’t have stops in a freeway.”
Others hailed the installation of the lights.
“Finally. This will go a long way in reducing accidents because it was a dangerous spot,” tweeted @gwarisam.