News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

It’s all-hands-on-deck as law enforcement gears up for busy Easter period

29 March 2018

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

Road safety first this Easter

29 March 2018

Provincial Traffic Services (PTS) officials and their partner agencies will be hard at work keeping Western Cape roads safe this Easter and beyond. Read More

Minister Grant to brief the media on plans ahead of busy Easter period

28 March 2018

Tomorrow, 29 March 2018, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and the Department’s Provincial Traffic Chief will be briefing the media on the 2018 Read More

Stop/ go on R341 between Oudtshoorn and De Rust

26 March 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works regrets to advise that stop/ go controls will be in place on two sections of the R341 between Oudtshoorn and De Rust. Read More

Department continues roll-out of district safety plans ahead of Easter

22 March 2018

Following the success of the Caledon District Safety Plan (DSP), the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and its partners are piloting a Metro DSP in Khayelitsha and Lingelethu West (KLW). Read More

Update on Ashton-Montagu road project

16 March 2018

A plan is in place to make up for lost time on a 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

Beaufort West Hillside Clinic completed

16 March 2018

To help give effect to PSG1 “Creating opportunities for growth and jobs”, and in support of the Western Cape Government’s Green Economy mandate, the Chief Directorate: Health Infrastructure of the Read More

Helen Bowden site unlawful occupation may hinder development of social housing

15 March 2018

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

Construction on track for brand new water-wise high school in Kraaifontein

13 March 2018

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

Minister Grant and Minister Schäfer to visit site of brand new Kraaifontein High

12 March 2018

Tomorrow, Tuesday 13 March 2018, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Minister of Education, Debbie Schäfer, will be visiting the Read More

Twenty-eight (28) people die on Western Cape roads, 64% of them pedestrians

8 March 2018

Weekly road safety report: 28 February to 6 March 2018 Forensic Pathology Services data indicates 28 people were killed between 28 February to 6 March on Western Cape roads. Sixty-four percent of these fatalities were pedestrians (18), and four... Read More

Good progress on major N1 project

7 March 2018

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to upgrade 9 km of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is 50% complete. Read More

R102 road closure notices

5 March 2018

The R102 (MR344) between Impala Avenue and DR1578 will be closed to traffic for construction between Monday, 12 March 2018 and Thursday, 13 December 2018. Please make use of alternate routes during this time. Read More

Week of carnage on Western Cape roads costs 21 lives and R234,6 million

1 March 2018

Weekly road safety report: 21 – 27 February 2018 Week of carnage on Western Cape roads costs 21 lives and R234,6 million[1] Read More