News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Temporary closure on Old Malmesbury Road

30 August 2016

The Kalbaskraal railway crossing on Old Malmesbury Road will be closed this weekend between 8am on Saturday, 3 September until 6pm on Sunday, 4 September 2016. Read More

Seven killed on Western Cape roads over the weekend

29 August 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that seven road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Repairs to flood-damaged roads near Worcester and De Doorns

25 August 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works is making good progress with repairs to flood-damaged roads and associated structures near Worcester and De Doorns. Read More

Smart technology improves traffic law enforcement

25 August 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) Transport Management Branch showcased its Integrated Transport Intelligence System (ITIS) at the 10th annual Centre for Public Read More

N2 Borcherds Quarry to R300 - Lane Closure on N2 Outbound

25 August 2016

There will be a lane closure on the N2 outbound on 25 August 2016 between 8pm and 5:30am the next morning for the lane shift at the Borcherds Quarry Bridge towards the R300 Interchange. Read More

Controversial First Kiss campaign bags editing award at the Loerie Awards

23 August 2016

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

Construction of Umyezo Wama Apile High School begins

23 August 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started building the new Umyezo Wama Apile High School in Grabouw. Read More

Thirty-one arrested for drinking and driving over the weekend

22 August 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that two road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Ministers visit set of popular local soapie Suidooster

21 August 2016

Statement by Donald Grant and Dr Nomafrench Mbombo Minister of Transport and Public Works and Minister of Health Read More

Ministers to visit set of popular local soapie Suidooster

18 August 2016

Tomorrow, 19 August 2016, Western Cape Ministers of Transport and Public Works and Health, Mr Donald Grant and Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be visiting Read More

Taxi drivers receive defensive driving certificates

17 August 2016

Today, 17 August 2016, 13 taxi drivers who successfully completed accredited defensive driving training received certificates of competence at a ceremony held in Bellville. Read More

Fourteen arrested for drinking and driving this weekend

15 August 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that three road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Women’s Month traffic safety activity in Brackenfell

12 August 2016

Women traffic officers from Brackenfell Traffic Centre are committed to making their contribution to road safety and to public safety more generally. Read More

Construction of Pineview Primary School is nearing completion

12 August 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works has completed Phase 1 of a project to replace the old Pineview Primary School in Grabouw. Read More

Road safety first at Brake and Tyre Watch training day

11 August 2016

A large group of provincial traffic officers took part in a two-day Brake and Tyre Watch training day at the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell on 10 and 11 August 2016. Read More

Women's Day in Hermanus

8 August 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works’ Provincial Traffic Services, Overstrand Traffic and the Read More

New traffic officer students join Gene Louw Traffic College

8 August 2016

A total of 20 young people have started a 12-month traffic officers’ training course at the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell. Read More

Driving more slowly is safer and it saves fuel

8 August 2016

A partnership between the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and Spar Supermarket Group Western Cape to encourage slower driving has enabled th Read More

Sixteen killed on Western Cape roads over the weekend

8 August 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that 16 road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Update on roadworks on the R101 and R304

2 August 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works is making good progress with the rehabilitation of the R101 and R304 between Old Paarl Road and Bloekombos. Read More

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