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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Roadworks begin near Wilderness

28 November 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started the rehabilitation of Main Road 352 (Hoekwil Road) and Main Road 355 (Saasveld Road) near Wilderness. Read More

Ministers Schäfer and Grant encourage learners to celebrate responsibly

27 November 2017

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

Three killed on Western Cape roads

27 November 2017

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

Roadworks begin between Prince Albert Road and Prince Albert

24 November 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a R73 million project to reseal a 47 km stretch of road on the R407 between Prince Albert Road and Prince Albert. Read More

Seven people killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

20 November 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

Lives lost on our roads remembered on UN World Day of Remembrance

20 November 2017

Below is a speech delivered this morning (20 November 2017) by the Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, at a World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims event hosted by South Africans Read More

Section of N7 closed due to bridge repair

20 November 2017

The northbound carriageway of Trunk Road 11/7 (N7) near the Refinery Interchange Bridge (No. B4247) will be closed on 25 November 2017 between 5am and 4pm for emergency bridge work. Read More

Swartberg Pass open to traffic

16 November 2017

From Friday, 17 November 2017, traffic will once again be allowed to use the Swartberg Pass (R328 in the Central Karoo), but under certain conditions. Repair work is continuing, and stop/go controls will be in place at times. Read More

Development programme for emerging contractors begins

16 November 2017

This week, 55 small Western Cape construction business owners began the 10-month Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) Contractor De Read More

Update on Chapman's Peak Drive roadworks

13 November 2017

Roadworks on Chapman’s Peak Drive from the Hout Bay end to Lookout Point are progressing well. Another five or six days of full road closures will take place over the next two weeks. Read More

Three killed on Western Cape roads

13 November 2017

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

Speedy emergency repairs to damaged schools

7 November 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) expresses its sincere appreciation to the Education Infrastructure Emergency Maintenance Delivery unit for taking rapid action to ensure that storm damage to schools has been Read More

Eight people killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

6 November 2017

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

Roadworks begin on the R45 between Paarl and Malmesbury

3 November 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started maintenance work on the R45 between Paarl and Malmesbury. This R32 million project is expected to have been completed in mid-2018. Read More