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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

New Primary School for Kwanokuthula

10 December 2015

A new primary school in Kwanokuthula in Plettenberg Bay will reach practical completion next week, and open its doors in the 2016 academic year. Read More

Festive Season Vehicle Fitness Checks

10 December 2015

Starting from 11 December 2015, traffic law enforcement officers of the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works will be conducting vehicle fitness checks between 18:00 and 02:00 at Sonstraal near the Huguenot Tunne Read More

New Primary School in Mfuleni Is For the Future

9 December 2015

As its name suggests, the new Nali’kamva (“here is the future”) Primary School represents better prospects for children residing in Mfuleni. After many delays, the school will open its doors in the 2016 academic year. Read More

New ACJ Phakade Primary School to Open Its Doors In 2016

9 December 2015

The new ACJ Phakade Primary School in Nomzamo near Strand will open its doors in the 2016 academic year. Read More

Resealing Works on the R43 near Wolseley

9 December 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works will be resealing one 8 km and one 4 km section of the R43 near Wolseley. The project is valued at R47 million and is scheduled for completion late in 2016. Read More

Seven Die On Western Cape Roads This Weekend

7 December 2015

Seven road users died over the weekend on Western Cape roads, including three passengers in a single crash in Caledon. Arrests for drunken drivers are still common despite continued warnings by traffic authorities that alcohol and roads don’t mix. Read More

Online Traffic Officer Training Advert Is a Scam

7 December 2015

An advertisement for Western Cape Traffic Officer learnerships placed on Gumtree and asking for a R150 “application fee” is a scam. Read More

Safely Home Launches #BoozeFreeRoads Campaign over the Festive Season

7 December 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Safely Home has launched a multimedia campaign focussed on the dangers associated with alcohol and road use, titled “Alcohol and the Road Don’t Mix”. Read More

Porterfield/Link Road and Sandown/Tryall Road (R27 Update)

4 December 2015

Construction will take place between the intersections of the R27 (West Coast Road) with Porterfield/Link Road and Sandown/Tryall Road from 7 to 11 December 2015 due to asphalt surfacing works required. Read More

Melkbosstrand Road and Ganzekraal Road Intersections (R27 Update)

4 December 2015

Road R27 (West Coast Road) between the intersections with Melkbosstrand Road and Ganzekraal Road will be partially closed at times until mid-2016.  Read More

Yzerfontein to Langebaan (R27 Update)

4 December 2015

The R27 will be subject to half width closures between Yzerfontein (KM71.41) and Langebaan (KM111.45) from September 2015 to mid-2016. No closures will be in effect between 11 December 2015 and 5 January 2016. Read More

Resealing Works on the R44 and R301 near Wellington

2 December 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started to reseal 6 km of the R301 (between the R44 and Mbekweni), 4 km of Sonstraal Road, 3 km of Swawelstert Road, and 8 km of Hermon-Bo Road in the Read More

Temporary Closure of Breede River Bridge

2 December 2015

The widening of the Breede River Bridge will form part of the work to be completed under the Department of Transport and Public Works' R227 million provincial roads contract currently underway on the R43 between Worcester and W Read More

Streetiquette Campaign Reaches Many during Week of Performances

1 December 2015

Joint Media Release by Donald Grant and Marcela Guerrero Casas Minister of Transport and Public Works and Managing Director of Open Streets Cape Town Read More

Traffic Chief Kenny Africa’s Holiday Road Safety Message

1 December 2015

This festive season, most of us are looking forward to taking time off work, and many of us will be travelling with our families and friends to holiday destinations throughout our beautiful country and beyond. Read More

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