News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Notice of roadworks on the R27 West Coast Road

30 November 2016

Roadworks will be taking place on the southbound (citybound) carriageway of the R27 West Coast Road between 10:00 and 17:00 on Thursday 1 December 2016. Road markings and road studs will be installed between: Read More

Good progress on R27 between Yzerfontein and Langebaan

29 November 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with resealing a 40 km length of the R27 between Yzerfontein and Langebaan. This R84 million project is expected to have been completed early in 2017. Read More

Three fatalities on Western Cape roads

28 November 2016

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations Read More

Building a better future in Grabouw

25 November 2016

Ten Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)-National Youth Service programme participants are learning to build, and making a meaningful contribution to the community of Grabouw at the same time. Read More

Rehabilitation of the R43 between Worcester and Wyzersdrift

25 November 2016

A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) contract to rehabilitate and resurface the R43 between Worcester and Wyzersdrift, including a section through Rawsonville, is approximately 50% complete. Read More

THINK! Land Transport Safety Campaign in Bredasdorp

24 November 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) will be rolling out its THINK! Land Transport Safety Campaign in Bredasdorp on Friday, 25 November 2016. Read More

Travel safely during the festive season

24 November 2016

Looking after the safety of people who will be using long-distance public transport during the festive season is a high priority for the Department of Transport and Public Works. Read More

Opening of renovated administration buildings at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital

22 November 2016

Speech by Gavin Kode, Deputy Director General of Provincial Public Works Read More

Financial modelling for Tafelberg site out for public comment

21 November 2016

Financial modelling has been released for public comment on the viability of social housing for a Sea Point property known as the Tafelberg site. Read More

Proposed 6% increase in motor vehicle licence fees

21 November 2016

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

District Safety Plan to address road safety harms in Overberg

21 November 2016

The high level of road traffic crashes represents a major impediment to the socio-economic development of the Western Cape. Read More

UN World Day of Remembrance a reminder of the work that must still be done

21 November 2016

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

Transport Deputy Minister visits Gugulethu for transport Imbizo

16 November 2016

The Deputy Minister of Transport Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga will host a Transport Imbizo in Gugulethu on Friday, 18 November 2016.   Since rail is the most preferred mode of transport for communities in the province, one of the key focus areas of the... Read More

Update on N2 roadworks

15 November 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) 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

Notice of roadworks on the R27 West Coast Road

14 November 2016

Roadworks will be taking place on the southbound (citybound) carriageway of the R27 West Coast Road on the following days: 15 and 16 November 2016 - between Dolphin Beach (Marine Dr) and Sunset Beach (Bay Beach Blvd). Read More

UN road safety documentary features award winning Safely Home First Kiss Ad

14 November 2016

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

Three fatalities on Western Cape roads

14 November 2016

Report on weekend provincial traffic law enforcement operations Read More

Local environment preserved in R240 million Hemel en Aarde Road upgrade

10 November 2016

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

Good progress on new George Transport Hub

9 November 2016

The construction of the new R15 million George Transport Hub on the Cradock Street horseshoe is progressing well. Bus commuters can look forward to a modern, user- and environment-friendly facility once this project reaches practical completion in... Read More