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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Transport and Public Works excels at national awards ceremony

31 October 2016

Officials of the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) won two first places and two second places at the 2016 National Department of Transport (NDOT) Annual Transport Awards ceremony on 29 October 2016. Read More

Seven fatalities on Western Cape roads

31 October 2016

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

New R47m Sinenjongo High School is handed over

28 October 2016

Today (28 October 2016), the keys of the brand new, state-of-the-art, R47 million Sinenjongo High School in Joe Slovo Park, Milnerton were officially handed over to the Western Cape Education Department (WCED). Read More

Two motorcyclists killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

24 October 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

Temporary closure on N1 between Jip De Jager and Durban Road

24 October 2016

The N1 between Jip De Jager and Durban Road will be closed from 4pm on 29 October until 6am on 30 October 2016. Read More

Speedsters stopped in their tracks

19 October 2016

Speeding drivers risk killing themselves and are a danger to other road users. This awareness was firmly in the minds of traffic officers from the Mossel Bay Provincial Traffic Centre who apprehended two speedsters in the space of two days. Read More

Good progress on new Tulbagh primary school

19 October 2016

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

School construction continues

18 October 2016

Construction at 4 schools with structural design defects is continuing, thanks to funding from the national Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the Western Cape E Read More

Delays on R27/ R315 intersection on 18 and 19 October

17 October 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works is busy with road rehabilitation works between Darling and Yzerfontein. Read More

Seventeen killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

17 October 2016

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that 17 road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Thirteen die in horrific Touws River bus crash

16 October 2016

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

Temporary closure of R27 West Coast Rd

13 October 2016

The R27 West Coast Road from the Koeberg Station and R307 Atlantis intersection is temporarily closed after a truck crash earlier this morning. Read More

Temporary closure of Piesang Valley Road in Plettenberg Bay

13 October 2016

Piesang Valley Road in Plettenberg Bay will be closed between Castleton and Schoongezicht Estate until 19 November 2016 for emergency slip repairs. Read More

New Louwville High School progressing well

12 October 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with the construction of the Louwville High School in Vredenburg. Read More

N2 roadworks progressing well

10 October 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works is making good progress with a R186 million project to rehabilitate a 7 km portion of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Rd and the R300, and to add a third lane in both directions. Read More

One pedestrian killed on N2 in Knysna over the weekend

10 October 2016

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

Breërivier High School wins bronze in national road safety competition

8 October 2016

The 2016 Participatory Education Technique (PET) and Debate Competition of the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) took place from 3 to 7 October at the Bolivia Lodge, Polokwane. Read More

Roadworks near Avontuur wine estate, Stellenbosch

6 October 2016

A plan is in place to make up for lost time on the Department of Transport and Public Works project to replace damaged pipe culverts on the R44 near Avontuur wine estate in Stellenbosch. Read More

#SaveKidsLives through safe learner transport

4 October 2016

The road safety focus for October is #SaveKidsLives. Read More