News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Madikizela to open eNatis satelite office in Struisbaai

17 September 2019

Today, Tuesday 17 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will officially open the eNatis Administrative office in Struisbaai in the Cape Agulhas municipal area. Read More

Official opening of the Franschhoek Pass

11 September 2019

Statement by Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela during the official opening of the Franschhoek Pass It is a great relief to mark the completion of the work on the Franschhoek Pass following a massive rock fall in June and July. Read More

Minister Madikizela to unpack 100 days in office

11 September 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 12 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will unpack his 100 days in office during a press conference. Read More

Attacks on trucks are criminal and an obstruction to our economy

10 September 2019

Following attacks on more trucks in our province overnight, we have stepped up the intensity of operations on the N7 and in other affected areas. Read More

Minister Madikizela to officially open Franschhoek Pass

10 September 2019

Tomorrow, Wednesday 11 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially open the Franschhoek Pass in the Stellenbosch Read More

Remedial works on Franschhoek Pass completed: Traffic allowed access

6 September 2019

After a rockfall on 22 June 2019, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) closed the Franschhoek Pass for safety reasons. The Department has adopted a phased approach to making the pass safe for traffic. Read More

Minister Madikizela condemns truck drivers' strike action

2 September 2019

I strongly condemn acts of violence and the prevention of public roads usage following today’s strike by truck drivers. Read More

Seat belts save lives and prevent injuries #AlwaysBuckleUp

2 September 2019

Buckling up is a legal requirement, and it is the right thing to do. Read More

Minister Madikizela opens upgraded multi-million Rand road in Gouda

28 August 2019

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela has officially opened the newly upgraded R44 Gouda Road with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Read More

Minister Madikizela to officially open Klein-Bergrivier bridge in Gouda

27 August 2019

Tomorrow, Wednesday 28 August 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially open the newly upgraded Klein-Bergrivier Bridge in Gouda in the Drakenstein municipal area. Read More

Minister Madikizela is concerned that AARTO is unworkable in its current format

19 August 2019

On Tuesday 13 August 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act into law. Read More

Fifty-two (52) new traffic officers set to make Western Cape roads safer

16 August 2019

Fifty-two newly qualified traffic officers are looking forward to making Western Cape Roads safer. Read More

Minister Madikizela condemns attacks on trucks

12 August 2019

The Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Bonginkosi Madikizela strongly condemns the attacks on truck drivers across the province. Read More

Minister Madikizela to attend traffic officer graduation

7 August 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 08 August 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will join the Traffic Training and Development  Directorate during the graduation ceremony of 52 Traffic Officers Read More

Remedial works on Franschhoek Pass about to begin

6 August 2019

For safety reasons, Franschhoek Pass had to be closed after a rockfall on 22 June 2019. Following a geotechnical investigation into the extent and nature of the damage, contractors have been appointed to do rock barring and other necessary remedial... Read More

Transport Ministers visit George in bid to resolve Go George challenges

1 August 2019

Today, Thursday 01 August 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela together with Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula will visit George in a bid to resolve the impasse facing the Read More

It's safe to say: speed kills

1 August 2019

Speeding drivers risk killing themselves and are a danger to other road users. Read More

Provincial Participatory Education Techniques (PET) competition

31 July 2019

On Saturday, 27 July 2019, seven schools competed against each other in the provincial leg of the Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) competition. Read More

Roadworks update: N7 between Bosmansdam and Melkbosstrand

17 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with two roadworks projects spanning 16 km of the N7: one between the Bosmansdam and Potsdam (Sanddown) interchanges (6.4 km); and the other between th Read More

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