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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Nine killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

29 February 2016

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services arrested 25 drivers for allegedly being under the influence of alcohol on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 February 2016. Nine people died in road crashes over the weekend. Read More

A new primary school for Tulbagh

25 February 2016

The construction of a new primary school in Tulbagh is under way. Once the project is complete, it will alleviate overcrowding at other schools in the town and surrounds. Read More

Three DUI arrests on Western Cape roads

25 February 2016

Provincial Traffic Services arrested three motorists this week for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Read More

Roadworks in Cogmanskloof between Ashton and Montagu

23 February 2016

A plan is in place to make up for lost time on a 36-month Department of Transport and Public Works contract to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

Game-changing Conradie "Better Living Model" Exemplar Project

22 February 2016

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Bonginkosi Madikizela, Minister of Human Settlements will reveal details of the Read More

Conradie “Better Living” Model Game Changer

22 February 2016

Joint media release by Minister Donald Grant and Minister Bonginkosi MadikizelaMinistry of Transport and Public Works and Ministry of Human Settlements Read More

Nine killed in road crashes on Western Cape roads over the weekend

22 February 2016

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services arrested 26 drivers for allegedly being under the influence of alcohol on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 February 2016. Read More

Roadworks on the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Road and R300

19 February 2016

A R186 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate a 7 km portion of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Road and the R300 and to add a third lane in both directions began in January 2016. Read More

Four DUI arrests on Western Cape roads since Monday

18 February 2016

Provincial Traffic Services arrested four motorists this week for allegedly driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Read More

Two new primary schools in Plettenberg Bay

18 February 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works has handed over two new primary schools in Plettenberg Bay to the Western Cape Education Department. The R Read More

Green light for cyclists on Chapman's Peak Drive

18 February 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works will permit cyclists and pedestrians to start using the south side of Chapman’s Peak Drive again from 19 February 20 Read More

Progress on the resealing of R43 between Bot River and Sandbaai

16 February 2016

A Department of Transport and Public Works roadworks project on the R43 between Bot River and Sandbaai is progressing well. Read More

Thirty-one arrested for drinking and driving on Western Cape roads

15 February 2016

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services arrested 31 drivers for allegedly being under the influence of alcohol on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 February 2016. Read More

New Tulbagh Primary School to alleviate overcrowding

15 February 2016

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works delivers infrastructure and services to people of the province to promote positive socio-economic outcome and safe, empowered and connected communities. Read More

Intersections of R27 with Sandown/Tryall Road and Melkbosstrand Road (roadworks)

13 February 2016

Extensive roadworks will take place between the intersections of the R27 (West Coast Road) with Sandown/Tryall Road and with Melkbosstrand Road from Saturday, 13 to Friday, 19 February 2016 due to asphalt surfacing works required. Read More

Five arrested for drinking and driving on Western Cape roads

11 February 2016

Provincial Traffic Services arrested five motorists this week for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Read More

Major R487 million N1 upgrade project to ease congestion in the city

10 February 2016

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

Resealing works on the R304 between Philadelphia and Adderley roads

10 February 2016

For a period of eight months, the Department of Transport and Public Works will be resealing a 25 km portion of the R304 between Philadelphia and Adderley roads. Read More

One pedestrian killed in Worcester this weekend

8 February 2016

Provincial Traffic Services stopped a total of 2 669 vehicles in 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the province from 5 to 7 February 2016. Read More