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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Department to Welcome New Traffic Students

31 July 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works will be welcoming 30 trainees from across the Western Cape for a 12 month training course, starting on 3 August 2015, at the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell. Read More

New Temporary Community Day Centre in Mfuleni

29 July 2015

The new Mfuleni temporary community day centre (CDC), currently being built by the Department of Transport and Public Works, is scheduled for completion at the end of July 2015. Read More

Thirteen People Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

27 July 2015

Thirteen people died in crashes this weekend on Western Cape Roads. Read More

Scholar Patrol Training for 27 West Coast Schools

23 July 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works will be training 12 and 13-year olds to be safety patrol officers at 27 primary schools on the West Coast. Read More

New Happy Valley Primary School Nears Completion

23 July 2015

The R45 million Happy Valley Primary School in Blue Downs, being built by the Department of Transport and Public Works, is scheduled for completion at the end of July 2015. Read More

Strong Winds Close Huguenot Tunnel and Bainskloof Pass

22 July 2015

Provincial traffic officers were deployed to areas that have been affected by strong winds to help redirect traffic and offer assistance to motorists and road users. Read More

Chapman’s Peak Drive Closed For Two Days

21 July 2015

Chapman's Peak Drive has been closed until further notice Read More

Road Safety through Education and Awareness

20 July 2015

Minibus taxi drivers were encouraged to adopt safe driving habits and vehicle safety during an education and awareness event hosted by the Department of Transport and Public Works at the Gugulethu taxi rank on 20 July 2015. Read More

Zero Road Deaths in Western Cape

20 July 2015

There were ZERO road deaths on Western Cape roads on 17 and 18 July 2015. However, 24 people were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. They were arrested during the 914 screenings that were conducted. Read More

Driver Education and Awareness in Gugulethu

17 July 2015

On 20 July 2015, the Department of Transport and Public Works will be hosting a driver education and awareness event from 10:00 at the Gugulethu taxi rank. Read More

Progress with Resurfacing on R27 from Milnerton to Melkbosstrand

17 July 2015

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works is making progress with the resurfacing of the R27 from Milnerton to Melkbosstrand. Read More

Accredited Training for Emerging Building Contractors

16 July 2015

Emerging Western Cape building contractors are looking forward to accredited training from the Department of Transport and Public Works on how to run their businesses more effectively. Read More

Basic Surveying Training for Building Contractors

16 July 2015

Western Cape building contractors are benefiting from a five-day accredited skills training course in basic surveying offered by the Department of Transport and Public Works. Read More

R105 Million Blanco Road to Boost Economic Activity in the George Municipality

15 July 2015

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

Department and Municipality Officially open Blanco Road

15 July 2015

The recently upgraded road on the R404 in Blanco, which connects the Herolds Bay area to George and surrounding areas, was officially opened by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works and the Read More

Minister Grant to Officially Open Blanco Road in George

14 July 2015

On 15 July 2015, Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will officially open the Blanco Road in George at the Fancourt Conference Facility in George. Read More

Twenty-Four Arrested for Drinking and Driving This Weekend

13 July 2015

Five people died on Western Cape roads this weekend in two separate crashes. A man and his female passenger died in a crash in George on Sunday (12 July 2015). A man and his two male passengers died in a crash on the Stellenbosch Arterial Road on... Read More

Department Approves 201 Metered Taxi Operating Licence Applications

9 July 2015

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

Provincial Traffic Makes R800 000 Abalone Bust in Grabouw

8 July 2015

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

Twenty-three Arrested for Drinking and Driving This Weekend

6 July 2015

Three pedestrians were killed on Western Cape roads this weekend. Two drivers and one passenger were also killed in separate crashes. The pedestrians were all male. One died near Bothasig in Cape Town, one in Darling and one near Worcester. Read More

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