News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Gene Louw Traffic College to introduce e-learning

28 February 2017

Last week, 14 senior traffic officials from the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and various Western Cape municipal traffic centres tested the new online e-learning platform at Gene Louw Traffic College, Brackenfell. Read More

Gene Louw Traffic College to introduce e-learning

28 February 2017

Last week, 14 senior traffic officials from the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and various Western Cape municipal traffic centres tested the new online e-learning platform at Gene Louw Traffic College, Brackenfell. Read More

First phase of Leeuwenhof Estate works complete

28 February 2017

The first phase of a R6-million Department of Transport and Public Works refurbishment project at Leeuwenhof Estate has been completed. The project started in March 2016, with Phase 2 set to commence once funding has been approved. Read More

Eight fatalities on Western Cape roads

27 February 2017

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

New facilities to improve facilitation of traffic officer training

27 February 2017

A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade the K53 testing track and build a new vehicle testing centre at the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell will be launched on 10 March 2017. Read More

Expansion and upgrading of Paediatric Intensive Care Units progressing well

27 February 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is assisting the Red Cross Hospital Trust by overseeing the construction of two Paediatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs) and ancillary facilities at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospi Read More

Passing away of Officer CJ Olivier

26 February 2017

On the 1st of April we (Provincial Traffic) lost one of our officers in a car accident. The accident happened near Riebeek-Kasteel and Riebeek West. She was stationed at Provincial Traffic Vredenburg. From Gene Louw Traffic College we extend our... Read More

Gene Louw Traffic College – Moving with time

25 February 2017

Since it opened on 15 September 1989, Gene Louw Traffic College (GLTC) has trained many traffic officers, municipal police officers, examiners of vehicles and examiners for driving licences from the Western Cape, from South Af Read More

Closure of R60 and Zandfliet road intersection

24 February 2017

Good progress has been made on a 36-month Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) contract to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

Festive season deaths decrease as Safely Home efforts intensify

23 February 2017

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Kenny Africa, Provincial Traffic Chief  Read More

DTPW takes action in alleged motor vehicle registration scam

23 February 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is taking action against an official in the Transport Administration and Licensing Unit who has allegedly been implicated in a motor vehicle registration scam. Read More

Briefing on the Festive Season’s joint enforcement efforts

23 February 2017

Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Provincial Traffic Chief, Kenny Africa, will be briefing the media on the Festive Season’s joint enforcement and road safety efforts as well as the road death toll for that period. Read More

Rehabilitation of the Old Malmesbury road

22 February 2017

Good progress is being made on a R104 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate the Old Malmesbury Road between Abbotsdale and Kalbaskraal. Read More

Roadworks on the R27 West Coast road

21 February 2017

Roadworks will be taking place on the R27 West Coast Road between 08:00 and 18:00 on the following days while road marking is in progress. Read More

Road markings on the R27

21 February 2017

Permanent road markings will be painted on a resealed part of the R27 between Yzerfontein and Langebaan, starting this week and running until the first week of March 2017. Read More

Seven fatalities on Western Cape roads

20 February 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that seven road users died on the province’s roads over the weekend. One person was arrested for possession of 8 632 abalone in Worcester. Read More

Five fatalities on Western Cape roads

13 February 2017

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

N2 roadworks are 69% complete

13 February 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate 7 km of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Rd and the R300, and to add a third lane in both directions, is 69% complete. Read More

Electrical services installation in Montagu

10 February 2017

Good progress has been made on a 36-month Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) contract to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More

Closure of Du Toit Street at Lower Water Bridge

9 February 2017

Good progress has been made on a 36-month Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) contract to rehabilitate and upgrade various sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof. Read More