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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Resealing of R27 between Yzerfontein and Langebaan

30 September 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started to reseal a 40 km length of the R27 between Yzerfontein and Langebaan. Read More

Child Road Safety Workshop

30 September 2015

Children are among the most vulnerable road users, with road safety being a major social concern for them. Read More

Four Killed on Western Cape Roads This Weekend

28 September 2015

Between 25 and 27 September 2015, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 998 vehicles in 24 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province. Read More

George Taxi Licence Hearing Date Set

28 September 2015

The hearing scheduled for 8 October 2015 will no longer take place after charged Uncedo members agreed to consolidate their cases for a hearing on 30 October. Read More

Resealing of R43 between Bot River and Sandbaai

23 September 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started to reseal the R43 between Bot River and Sandbaai. This road infrastructure project, valued at R37 million, is scheduled for completion in mid-2016. Read More

Proud Western Cape Road Safety Debaters and Ambassadors

21 September 2015

Five learners who will represent the Western Cape at the national Road Safety Debate Competition in Gauteng from 5 to 9 October 2015 are looking forward to making the province proud, and will continue to raise awareness of this vital issue. Read More

Sixteen Road Traffic Fatalities on Western Cape Roads

21 September 2015

Between 18 and 20 September 2015, Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 506 vehicles in 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province. Sixteen road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Working Better Together For a Safer N2

17 September 2015

Joint Media Release Read More

Safely Home Child Pedestrian Campaign Wins Loerie Award

17 September 2015

A poster designed for the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works by Y&R SA won a bronze award at the 37th Loeries Creative Week held in Durban in August 2015. Read More

High School Debaters to Compete in Provincial Road Safety Competition

17 September 2015

A total of 56 learners from 12 Western Cape high schools will be competing for top honours in the provincial road safety debate competition at the University of Cape Town (UCT) on 19 September 2015. Read More

Joint Press Conference on N2 Safety Interventions

17 September 2015

The Western Cape Government, City of Cape Town, South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL), the Read More

Peace Negotiations between Taxi Associations

16 September 2015

Tensions between the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association (CATA) and the Congress for Democratic Taxi Associations (CODETA) have prompted the Department of Transport and Public Works to support a mediation process to resolve the c Read More

Violent Attack on Intercape Bus Completely Unacceptable

16 September 2015

Joint Statement by Dan Plato, Minister of Community Safety and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Department to Host Third Going Green in Public Health Facilities Conference

15 September 2015

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works will host the third annual Going Green in Public Health Facilities Confer Read More

Eighteen Road Traffic Fatalities on Western Cape Roads

14 September 2015

From 11 to 13 September 2015, Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 441 vehicles in 21 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape. Read More

Diazville High School Shines in Road Safety Competition

14 September 2015

Diazville High School from Saldanha Bay was crowned the winner of the annual Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) provincial competition at the Gene Read More

Tragic Crash on N2 Claims Seven Lives

12 September 2015

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

Notice of Construction on R27

11 September 2015

R27 road users can expect delays as road works will take place on the southbound carriageway of the R27 (West Coast Road) on and between the intersections of Ocean Way and Racecourse Road. Read More

Western Cape Bus Indaba to Address Industry Issues

11 September 2015

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will be the keynote speaker at the Western Cape Bus Indaba at the Belmont Square Conference Centre in Rondebosch on Monday, 14 September 2015. Read More

Always Buckle Up - It's the Law, and it's the Right Thing To Do

10 September 2015

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