News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Have Your Say on Proposed Lowering of Blood Alcohol Level

26 February 2015

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

Road Safety Workshop to Focus on Public Transport

25 February 2015

Safely Home will host its fifth  Global Road Safety Partnership And Safely Home Road Safety Workshop on 26 February 2015 at Childsafe at the Red Cross Children’s Hospital, Rondebosch in Cape Town. Read More

Proud Recipients at Cape Winelands Long Service Awards

24 February 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works recognised dedicated staff members at the Cape Winelands regional Long Service Awards in Paarl on 24 February 2015. Read More

Twenty-two Arrested for Drinking and Driving This Weekend

23 February 2015

On 20 and 21 February 2015, 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 145 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Chapman's Peak Drive Scheduled Road Closure

18 February 2015

Source: Chapman's Peak website SANParks has a duty to control, manage and maintain the area above and below the drive in its natural state. Read More

Department of Transport and Public Works Recognises Long Service Achievements

18 February 2015

Nine staff members from the West Coast region were recognised for completing 10 years’ service with the Department of Transport of Public Works. Read More

Victoria Road Progress Report and Weekly Programme

16 February 2015

Project Description C958.04: Repair and Resurfacing of Victoria Road (Mr103) Km 2.1 to Km 4.75, Near Llandudno. Construction Progress Completed 84% of the patch repairs to the existing road and 27% of the resurfacing of the roadway. Read More

Fifteen Arrested for Drinking and Driving This Weekend

16 February 2015

On 13 and 14 February 2015, 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 393 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Repair and Resurfacing of Victoria Road

9 February 2015

Project Description C958.04: Repair and Resurfacing of Victoria Road (Mr103) Km 2.1 to Km 4.75, Near Llandudno. Construction Progress Read More

Five Road Users Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

9 February 2015

On 6 and 7 February 2015, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 3 082 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Career Boost for EPWP Beneficiaries

5 February 2015

A total of 84 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries were recently appointed full-time as Emergency Care Officers (ECOs) at various health institutions in the Western Cape. Read More

Over 300 Speeding Offences Recorded This Weekend

2 February 2015

This weekend (30 and 31 January 2015), 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks were held across the Western Cape. Read More