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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

New N7 highway street lights improve safety and visibility

29 September 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works has installed street lighting on a 7 km stretch of the N7 highway between the Wingfield (N1) and Potsdam Interchanges, as well as on the ramps of the Bosmansdam and Refinery Intercha Read More

Advanced contractor training and mentoring programme begins

28 September 2016

Twenty Western Cape emerging construction contractor-owners have started participating in a three-year accredited training and mentoring programme offered by the Department of Transport and Public Works. Read More

Draft Bill proposing impounding of vehicles for serious traffic offences

27 September 2016

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

Road safety first during the Hermanus Whale Festival

27 September 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is appealing to motorists travelling to the upcoming Hermanus Whale Festival to drive responsibly. Read More

Five killed on Western Cape roads over the weekend

26 September 2016

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

New Zwelethemba secondary school nearing completion

23 September 2016

The construction of a new secondary school in Zwelethemba near Worcester is progressing well. Construction started in July 2015 and is expected to reach practical completion in December this year. Read More

Roadworks in George and Wilderness begin

22 September 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started a project to reseal, rehabilitate and perform structural maintenance on 20 km of road in George and Wilderness. Read More

Violent protests result in Metrorail trains being set alight

21 September 2016

City Of Cape Town and Western Cape Government Read More

Transport and Public Works knowledge management study wins international award

20 September 2016

A case study about the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) Knowledge Management (KM) Strategy won the Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Award at the 17th European Conference on Knowledge Manag Read More

Five killed on Western Cape roads over the weekend

19 September 2016

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

Public safety youth training programme makes a difference

16 September 2016

The Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making it possible for 20 Read More

Garden Route earth embankment slip repairs

15 September 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works is making good progress with earth embankment slip repairs in Knysna, Keurboomstrand and Nature’s Valley. Read More

Eighteen arrested for drinking and driving over the weekend

12 September 2016

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

Update on Cogmanskloof roadworks near Montagu

9 September 2016

The installation of the new stormwater pipeline in Du Toit Street in Montagu between Long Street and the low water bridge will commence in mid-September. Read More

Provincial Regulatory Entity sends out strong message to the taxi industry

9 September 2016

The Western Cape Provincial Regulatory Entity (PRE) today (9 September 2016) released its decision in respect of the section 79 inquiry that took place in Oudtshoorn.  The inquiry dealt with the violent protest action that took place in George on 19... Read More

Apply for a Masakh'iSizwe bursary to study in 2017

6 September 2016

South African citizens wanting to study towards a formal qualification in the transport, engineering or built environment fields have until 15 September 2016 to apply for a Masakh’iSizwe bursary. Read More

Proud Western Cape road safety debaters

6 September 2016

Ten learners were chosen to represent the Western Cape at the national Road Safety Debate Competition in Limpopo in October 2016. Read More

Twenty-one arrested for drinking and driving over the weekend

5 September 2016

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

Blasting in Cogmanskloof progressing well

1 September 2016

The blasting on the R62 between Ashton and Montagu is progressing well. A total of 90% of the required blasting at Aasvoëlkrans is complete, and the blasting at the western intersection of the R62 with Van Riebeeck Street will commence this week.... Read More