News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Flood damage repairs to roads in Seweweekspoort

19 February 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started flood damage repairs to road structures in Seweweekspoort. Read More

Smart enforcement technology deployed over Festive Season makes positive impact

18 February 2019

Statement by Donald Grant and Kenny Africa, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Provincial Traffic Chief Read More

Successful Festive Season road safety campaign

17 February 2019

Tomorrow (18 February 2018), Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Provincial Traffic Chief, Kenny Africa, will be briefing the media on the successful Festive Season joint enforcement and road safety ef Read More

Update on N1 roadworks between Durban Road and Old Oak Interchange

15 February 2019

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to add a third lane on the N1 in both directions between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is expected to be completed early in May 2019. Read More

100 days on the job and counting

14 February 2019

A joint media release between Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Provincial Government 100 days on the job and counting - First quarterly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit  Read More

First quarterly report-back on Rail Enforcement Unit

13 February 2019

Metrorail, the City of Cape Town, and the Western Cape Government invite the media to attend the first quarterly brief Read More

Update on Great Brak River roadworks

12 February 2019

Good progress is being made with a Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade the MR344 (R102) between Hartenbos and Great Brak River, as well as the DR1578 between Tergniet and Wolwedans. Read More

Joint actions pay off

11 February 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the We Read More

Nine arrests in the bag

4 February 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City Of Cape Town and the We Read More

Proposed 3% average increase in motor vehicle licence fees

31 January 2019

The Provincial Government gazette has published the draft regulation pertaining to motor vehicle licence (MVL) fee increases in the province Read More

New high school in Kraaifontein

31 January 2019

The Kraaifontein High School was one of several Western Cape schools built by Department of Transport and Public Works to have opened its doors earlier this month. Read More

Stop and search focus

28 January 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City Of Cape Town and the We Read More

Update on N1 Plattekloof roadworks

25 January 2019

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to upgrade a section of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is expected to be completed early in May 2019. Read More

Update on Great Brak River roadworks

23 January 2019

Good progress is being made with a Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade the MR344 (R102) between Hartenbos and Great Brak River, as well as the DR1578 between Tergniet and Wolwedans. Read More

Update on Holgaten, Oudtshoorn and Uniondale roadworks

22 January 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a project to improve and reseal 16,5 km of Trunk Road 75 section 1 (TR75/1) between Holgaten and Oudtshoorn, and to reseal 6,7 km of Trunk Road 1 section 2 (TR1/2) Read More

Scrap yards under scrutiny

21 January 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release between Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Western Read More