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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

New Cape Town Museum

31 August 2015

As Heritage Month begins, the brand new Cape Town Museum in Adderley Street will be launched by the Western Cape departments of Cultural Affairs and Sport, and T Read More

Fourteen Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

31 August 2015

From 28 to 30 August 2015, Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 366 vehicles in 22 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape. Read More

More Uncedo George Taxi Association Operating Licences Could Be Cancelled

28 August 2015

The Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) will hold a second round of hearings to consider the possible cancellation of up to 26 taxi operating licences in George. The action follows violent protests in the town on 19 August 2015 by... Read More

Road Infrastructure Development in Piketberg

28 August 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works is making good progress with a R352 million road rehabilitation project on the R399 between Piketberg and Velddrif. Read More

Traffic Authorities Issue Pay Day Weekend Warning

28 August 2015

Avoid the Pay Day Blues. Code Blue means a fatality in emergency medical services communications. End-of-the-month pay day weekends continue to show alarming levels of road crashes. Advice from traffic authorities: Read More

Twelve Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

24 August 2015

From 21 to 23 August 2015, Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 3 039 vehicles in 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape. Read More

Go George Service Resumes After Calm Restored and SAPS Arrests Nine Suspects

23 August 2015

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

Notice of Road Works on R27 This Weekend

21 August 2015

Road works will be taking place on the intersections of the R27 (West Coast Road) with Sandown/Tryall Road and Big Bay/Berkshire Boulevard on Saturday, 22 August 2015. A detour will be set up along Jenny Lane/Sail Street to accommodate traffic on... Read More

PRE to take Action against UNCEDO George Taxi Association and Affected Members

20 August 2015

In response to the taxi unrest in George on 19 August 2015, the Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) will hold a hearing with the intention to cancel 14 operating licences registered to members of UNCEDO George Taxi Association.  The PRE... Read More

Skills Development Summit Recognises Professional Development Programme

20 August 2015

The Professional Development Programme of the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works was recently in line for top honours when it was a finalist in the prestigious Read More

Rehabilitation of Main Road 215 between Mamre and Yzerfontein

20 August 2015

Work on a R106 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate Main Road 215 between Mamre and Yzerfontein has begun. Read More

Those Responsible For Setting Alight Go George Buses Must Be Brought to Justice

19 August 2015

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

Ministers to Welcome Phelophepa Health Train in the Western Cape

17 August 2015

Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Health and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works, will welcome the Read More

Twelve Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

17 August 2015

From 14 to 16 August 2015, Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 411 vehicles in 25 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape. Twelve road users died on the province’s roads this weekend. Read More

Western Cape Government Supports Beacon of Hope Train

17 August 2015

Joint Statement By Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Health and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Notice of Road Works on R27

17 August 2015

Road works will take place on the northbound and southbound carriageways of the R27 (West Coast Road) on both sides of the intersection with Blaauwberg Road on Tuesday and Wednesday, 18 to 19 August 2015. Please use alternative routes where... Read More

Safely Home Launches “It Won’t Kill You to Slow Down” Campaign

13 August 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works As part of Safely Home’s road safety calendar, an innovative campaign against the dangers of speeding on our roads has been launched during the month of August. Read More

Good Progress with Resurfacing of R27

12 August 2015

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works is making good progress with resurfacing the R27 between Milnerton and Melkbosstrand. This R71 million project started in April 2015, and is scheduled for completion early in 2016. Read More

Eighteen Road Traffic Fatalities on Western Cape Roads

11 August 2015

From 7 to 10 August 2015, Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 933 vehicles in 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape. Eighteen road users, including nine pedestrians, died on the province’s roads over the long weekend. Read More

Merweville Road Upgraded From Gravel to Surfaced Road

7 August 2015

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

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