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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Do not obscure vehicle number plates with bike racks

30 June 2016

Cycling enthusiasts driving to the two-day family cycling festival in Knysna on 2 and 3 July 2016 must ensure their number plates, vehicle lights, brake lights, and indicators are visible at all times. Read More

EPWP skills training graduation ceremony in Ceres

30 June 2016

A total of 73 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries have successfully completed ten months of work on various EPWP programmes at the Witzenberg Municipality. Read More

Construction of Eerste River High School begins

30 June 2016

The construction of a new high school in Eerste River started today (30 June 2016). Once the project is complete in mid-2017, it will alleviate overcrowding at other schools in the vicinity. Read More

Historic District Six to receive new community health facility

29 June 2016

Joint Statement by Ministers Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and Mr Donald Grant Western Cape Ministry of Health and Western Cape Ministry of Transport and Public Works Read More

Toll fees hike for Chapman’s Peak Drive

27 June 2016

Toll fees on Chapman’s Peak Drive will increase to R21 for registered minibus taxi operators, R27 for motorcycles, and R42 for light motor vehicles with effect from 1 July 2016. Read More

Visit to construction site of the District Six Community Health Centre

27 June 2016

On Wednesday, 29 June 2016,  Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Health and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will conduct an oversight visit to the site where the new R104 million District Six Community Health Centre... Read More

Twenty-one arrested for drinking and driving this weekend

27 June 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that three road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Temporary closure of Breede River Bridge

22 June 2016

The Breede River Bridge between Rawsonville and Worcester will be closed from 3pm on 24 June until 6pm on 26 June 2016 for necessary repairs and widening.  Read More

Successful learner transport blitz in Bonnievale

22 June 2016

This morning (22 June 2016), the Department of Transport and Public Works clamped down on dodgy learner transport operators in Bonnievale. Read More

Outcome of meeting with WC metered taxi council

20 June 2016

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Today (20 June 2016), senior officials and I met with representatives of the Western Cape metered taxi council. The meeting was convened to discuss the concerns of metered taxi... Read More

Twenty-five arrested for drinking and driving over the weekend

20 June 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that three road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Expect delays when travelling to Snoek en Patatfees, Goedverwacht

20 June 2016

Motorists can expect delays when travelling to the Snoek en Patatfees to be held in Goedverwacht near Piketberg on 24 and 25 June 2016. Read More

Youth Day celebrated in Riviersonderend

17 June 2016

Youth Day was celebrated in Riviersonderend with members of the community learning more about staying safe on the roads and the importance of staying away from drugs and crime. Read More

Dräger gets green light for roll out from 1 August 2016

15 June 2016

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

Expect closures on Chapman’s Peak Drive this winter

15 June 2016

Motorists can expect intermittent road closures on Chapman’s Peak Drive this winter whenever high-risk weather conditions make the road unsafe. Read More

Current Go George routes finalised and mapped

14 June 2016

George Municipality Press Release Read More

Construction of Beaufort West Clinic

14 June 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

New Karl Bremer building wins green accolades

14 June 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works has been recognised by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) for its work on a building currently under construct Read More

Controversial “First Kiss” campaign a massive hit

13 June 2016

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Rear seat seat-belt compliance up 161% and 27.5% increase in overall seatbelt compliance. May 2016 passenger fatalities down 30% versus 2014, 2015 numbers. Read More

Four fatalities on Western Cape roads

13 June 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that four road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More