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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Grant to attend launch of random breath testing at a roadside operation

30 June 2017

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will attend the launch of Random Breath Testing (RBT) at a roadside operation on the N2 in Dassiesfontein tomorrow, 1 July 2017. Read More

Chappies toll rate rise

28 June 2017

Toll fees on Chapman’s Peak Drive will increase to R22 for registered minibus taxi operators, R29 for motorcycles, and R45 for light motor vehicles with effect from 1 July 2017. Read More

Upgrading of Sandringham Road progressing well

27 June 2017

Work on the Department of Transport and Public Works project to upgrade the gravel section of the R304 and Sandringham Road near Joostenberg Vlakte to a surfaced road is progressing well. Read More

Four fatalities on Western Cape roads

26 June 2017

Four fatalities were reported on the province’s roads over the weekend, according to a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services. Read More

Graduation ceremony at Gene Louw Traffic College

26 June 2017

On 23 June 2017 Gene Louw Traffic College said goodbye to 20 traffic officer learners who received their Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Traffic Law Enforcement and are now authorised traffic o Read More

Latest attacks on Cape public transport a violation of commuter rights

26 June 2017

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

Minister Grant to attend graduation ceremony of new traffic officers

23 June 2017

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will attend the graduation ceremony of 20 new traffic officers that were trained at the Gene Louw T Read More

Twenty traffic officers graduate from Gene Louw Traffic College

23 June 2017

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

EPWP’s Siyenyuka Programme celebrates success

22 June 2017

On Thursday, 22 June 2017, 32 trainees graduated from the Siyenyuka Contractor Development Programme (CDP) at a ceremony in Paarl. Read More

Students to graduate from Gene Louw Traffic College

21 June 2017

A total of 20 students will graduate from the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell on Friday, 23 June 2017. Read More

Construction of Bonnievale Primary School is progressing well

21 June 2017

The construction of a new primary school in Happy Valley, Bonnievale, is expected to have been completed in October 2017. Read More

Chapman’s Peak Drive closed indefinitely

19 June 2017

Chapman's Peak Drive has been closed until further notice after approximately 15 m3 of rock came down on the Noordhoek end, causing significant damage to two catch fences and the road surface. Read More

Five fatalities on Western Cape roads

19 June 2017

A driver who was seven times over the legal limit was one of 18 motorists arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol over the weekend. Five fatalities were reported on the province’s roads, according to a preliminary report from... Read More

New Rheenendal Primary School reaches practical completion

15 June 2017

Excited learners who moved into the new Rheenendal Primary School near Knysna this month are looking forward to the completion of the sports field in August. Read More

Roadworks near Avontuur wine estate nearly complete

14 June 2017

A Department of Transport and Public Works project to replace damaged pipe culverts on the R44 near Avontuur wine estate in Stellenbosch is expected to have been completed at the end of June 2017. Read More

Seven fatalities on Western Cape roads

12 June 2017

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

Roadworks between Robertson and Bonnievale progressing well

6 June 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with its project to rehabilitate the R317 between Robertson and Bonnievale. Read More

Ten fatalities on Western Cape roads

5 June 2017

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

Roadworks project in Villiersdorp begins

2 June 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started with a project to reseal the R45 and R321 between Villiersdorp and Vyeboom. This R104 million project is expected to have been completed in May 2018. Read More