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Obstruction on the R27 near Atlantis

14 July 2016

A truck has dropped small bits of steel on the R27. It would appear that the truck was travelling northwards towards Atlantis. Read More

Minister Grant visits wounded traffic officers

14 July 2016

Today (14 July 2016), Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Provincial Read More

Memorial service for Metrorail train driver Mr Piet Botha

14 July 2016

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

Upgrading of Airport Road in Southern Cape progressing well

13 July 2016

Work on the Department of Transport and Public Works project to upgrade the gravel section of Airport Road between N2 and Kranshoek to a surfaced road is progressing well. Read More

Minister Grant to visit wounded Provincial Traffic Services officers

13 July 2016

On 14 July 2016, Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Provincial Traffic Services officials will visit the two female traffic officers who Read More

Minister Grant condemns fatal shooting of Metrorail train driver

12 July 2016

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

Four pedestrians killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

11 July 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

Certificate ceremony for emerging building contractors in the Western Cape

7 July 2016

A total of 27 owners of emerging Western Cape construction businesses have successfully completed accredited training on how to run their businesses more effectively. Read More

Young traffic officer follows in father’s footsteps

7 July 2016

Just like his father, Nicholas Olivier (23) from Kuils River dreamed of becoming a traffic officer. His dream became a reality when he graduated from the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell on 6 July 2016. Read More

New officers committed to improving WC traffic safety

7 July 2016

The new graduates of Gene Louw Traffic College are looking forward to begin work at various traffic centres on 11 July 2016. Read More

Construction of community day centre in Thembalethu

7 July 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

Media alert: Students to graduate from Gene Louw Traffic College

5 July 2016

On 6 July 2016, 50 students who successfully completed the 12-month Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Traffic Law Enforcement will graduate from the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell, Cape Town. Read More

Two female provincial traffic officers shot in Harare, Khayelitsha

5 July 2016

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

Eleven killed on Western Cape roads this #PayDayBlues weekend

4 July 2016

A preliminary report from the Western Cape Department of Health’s Forensic Pathology Services indicates that 11 road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

EPWP initiative in Ceres enriches lives

4 July 2016

The Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) has made it possible for 17 people from Tulbagh, Ceres and Wolseley to complete a 10-month accredited training course in horticulture, while gaining pract Read More

Skills training opportunity for Level 1 and 2 CIDB contractors

4 July 2016

The Department of Transport and Public Works will soon be providing accredited training at no cost to a limited number of emerging Western Cape contractors on how to run their construction businesses more effectively. Read More

Strengthening the Western Cape’s provincial traffic service

1 July 2016

Fifty students who successfully completed the 12-month Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Traffic Law Enforcement will graduate from the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell, Cape Town, on 6 July 2016 Read More

Alcohol continues to play a major role in road deaths, particularly pedestrians

1 July 2016

A total of 670 people died as a result of a road traffic injury in the Western Cape so far this year, according to provincial Department of Health Forensic Pathology Services. 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

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

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