News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Saying Goodbye

31 October 2017

Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services said goodbye to four members with between 32 and 44 years’ service at a ceremony in Cape Town on 24 October 2017. Read More

Five killed on Western Cape roads

30 October 2017

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

Grabouw school gets new junior traffic training centre

27 October 2017

The Department of Transport of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and Theewaterskloof Municipality are confident that the new junior traffic training centre at the Kathleen Murray Primary School in Grabouw will help to reduce ch Read More

Upgraded R304 million R399 Piketberg Road officially opened

26 October 2017

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

Minister Grant to officially open R304 million upgraded R399 Piketberg Road

25 October 2017

Tomorrow, 26 October 2017, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Executive Mayor of the West Coast District Municipality, Alderman JH Cleophas, will officially open the newly upgraded R304.6 million Velddrif Read More

Judge Ian Farlam concludes mediation in minibus taxi dispute

25 October 2017

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works  Last week, retired Supreme Court of Appeals (SCA) Judge, Ian Farlam, concluded the two-week long mediation process which began immediately after his appointment on 2 October 2017. Read More

Low water consumption in award-winning Green Building

25 October 2017

Earlier today (25 October 2017), Premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille and officials of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) conducted a site Read More

N2 roadworks to be completed by early December

24 October 2017

A 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 nearing completion. Read More

Seven killed on Western Cape roads

23 October 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

Strengthening leadership in provincial traffic law enforcement

23 October 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is confident that the recent appointment of two regional managers in the Directorate: Traffic Law Enforcement will make a significant contribution to improving road safety in Read More

Roadworks begin on the R44 near Gordon’s Bay

20 October 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started periodic maintenance on the R44 between Rooi Els and Gordon’s Bay. This R59 million project is expected to have been completed in mid-2018. Read More

Refits and new standards reduce water consumption in WCG buildings

19 October 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is already saving an estimated 25 600 litres of water a day after converting 320 conventional water flush urinals in Read More

Appeal to public transport operators to assist with transport for NSC exams

19 October 2017

Joint statement by Debbie Schäfer, Western Cape Minister of Education and Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Expect roadworks on Chappies until December

18 October 2017

Sections of Chapman’s Peak Drive from the Hout Bay end to Lookout Point will be closed from 23 October until 1 December 2017 for the re-surfacing of the roadway. Read More

Improving child pedestrian safety in Vredendal and Lutzville

16 October 2017

This week, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and Matzikama Municipality implemented the “Paint a Pedestrian Crossing” project at a number of primary and pre-primary schools in Vredendal and Lutzville. Read More

Six killed on Western Cape roads

16 October 2017

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

Architecture commendation for Whale Trail hikers’ accommodation

12 October 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has received a Cape Institute for Architecture commendation for the Noetsie hikers’ accommodation stop at the De Hoop Nature Reserve. Read More

Completion expected soon on brand new R60 Million Eerste River High School

11 October 2017

Joint Statement by Minister Debbie Schäfer and Minister Donald Grant Western Cape Minister of Education and Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Ministers to visit site of Eerste River High School in Blue Downs

10 October 2017

On 10 October 2017, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, will be visiting the site of the b Read More

Ministers inspect progress on DTPW roadworks project

10 October 2017

On 9 October, Joe Maswanganyi, national Minister of Transport and Donald Grant, provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) conducted a site inspection to Read More