RAL is a provincial road infrastructure delivery parastatal registered under the Company’s Act of the Republic of South Africa. It has been established under its constitutive Act, the Northern Province Roads Agency Act and Provincial Roads Act 7 of 1998. RAL started operating in 1999/2000 financial year. Its main functions are planning, designing, construction, maintenance and control of the provincial road network. It owns and manages all the provincial roads, except municipal roads and National Roads.
Why the Agency was created
The Agency has been created to facilitate for a more effective and efficient management of roads. RAL is managed by a chief executive officer who reports to the Board of Directors. Members of Board are in turn reporting to the Shareholder, who is the MEC for Limpopo Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure.