News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Nzimande’s public statement on Go George disappointing

17 April 2019

Minister Nzimande’s public statement on the suspension of the roll-out of Phase 4B of Go George disappointing Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Focus on public transport and driver fatigue over Easter using new smart data

15 April 2019

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Five arrests, nearly 1 250 stop-and-searches conducted

15 April 2019

Weekly statement on all rail enforcement actions – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Read More

Minister Grant and Traffic Chief to brief the media on Easter Enforcement Plans

14 April 2019

Tomorrow, 15 April 2019, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and the Department’s Provincial Traffic Chief will be briefing the media on the 2019 Safely Home Provincial Easter Operational Plan. Read More

Roadworks begin between Vredenburg and Paternoster

12 April 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started rehabilitating Main Road 240 between Vredenburg and Paternoster. Read More

Calitzdorp/ Oudtshoorn roadworks near completion

9 April 2019

A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) periodic maintenance project on 24 km of road on the R62 between Calitzdorp and Oudtshoorn is expected to be completed in May 2019.  Read More

Another convicted cable thief behind bars, R200 000 worth of goods recovered

8 April 2019

Weekly statement on all rail enforcement actions – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Read More

Have your say! New Bill seeks to improve rail safety and service standards

8 April 2019

The Western Cape Government has published, for public comment, the Draft Western Cape Rail Transport Bil Read More

CA number plates will soon become CAA

8 April 2019

As soon as this weekend, new Cape Town vehicle number plates will start with the letters CAA. From the time of the changeover to the new CAA licence mark, no more CA licence numbers will be issued. Read More

Roadworks projects: N7 between Bosmansdam and Melkbosstrand

8 April 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started two roadworks projects spanning 16 km of the N7: one between the Bosmansdam and Potsdam interchanges (6,4 km); and the other between the Potsdam and Melkbosstrand Read More

N1 and N2 road closures

4 April 2019

Airport Approach Road Read More

Traffic authorities intensify enforcement following killings in Hout Bay

1 April 2019

Traffic authorities intensify enforcement following taxi related killings in Hout Bay Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Enforcement actions making an impact on rail safety

31 March 2019

Weekly statement on all rail enforcement actions – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Read More

Keeping our children safe through junior traffic training centres

29 March 2019

On Thursday 28 March, officials of the Department of Transport and Public Works Road Safety Management (RSM) directorate and the Western Cape Education Dep Read More

Minister Grant delivers departmental budget for maximum citizen impact

27 March 2019

Speech by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More