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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Chapman’s Peak Drive Remains Closed

30 August 2013

    Chapman's Peak Drive will remain closed until the Geotechnical engineers have undertaken the necessary inspections and considered and evaluated the residual hazards remaining. Read More

Franschhoek Pass Closed After Mudslide

29 August 2013

Franschhoek Pass was closed at 19:20 on 28 August 2013 after a mudslide and a small rock fall.  Read More

Two Western Cape Roads Closed After Heavy Rains

28 August 2013

The Franschoek Pass between Franschoek and Villiersdorp in the Western Cape was closed on the night of 28 August 2013 after a mudslide and a small rock fall. Read More

Premier and Minister to Open Refurbished "Madiba Freedom Walk" Road

20 August 2013

Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape and Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will open the refurbished "Madiba Freedom Walk" Road (Schuurmansfontein Road) at the Drakenstein Correctional Centre (f Read More

Ministers Take Road Safety Message to Kayamandi in Stellenbosch

15 August 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works, and Sindisiwe Chikunga, National Deputy Minister of Transport, were in Kayamandi and Cloetesville on 15 August 2013 to engage with the local community on pedestrian safety a Read More

Minister Carlisle to Participate in Road Safety Awareness Operation

15 August 2013

As part of the National Department of Transport's 365-Days Road Safety Programme, Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Sindisiwe Chikunga, National Deputy Minister of Transport, will participate in a road sa Read More

New Head of Department to Set New Standards

15 August 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

New Head of Department for Transport and Public Works

15 August 2013

Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works will announce the new Head of Department (HOD) for Transport and Public Works on 15 August 2013. Read More

Road Traffic Management Corporation's Days are Numbered

7 August 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Taxi-related Violence a Cause for Serious Concern

5 August 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Minister Carlisle to Conduct Walkabout at Nyanga Taxi Rank

5 August 2013

Following recent reports of shootings and killings related to the taxi industry, particularly in the Nyanga area and taxi rank, there have been various concerns raised regarding safety at that rank; particularly for the many commuters who use that... Read More

PRE Shows How to Push Up Production and Deliver

2 August 2013

The Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) team within the Department of Transport and Public Works is on the verge of getting recognition for their 2007-2009 Backlog Project. Read More