News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Buttskop level crossing crash claims seven lives

27 April 2018

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

Fifteen people were killed this week on Western Cape roads

19 April 2018

Forensic Pathology Services data indicates 15 people were killed between 10 and 17 April on Western Cape roads. Ten of the fatalities were pedestrians (66%), and three were passengers. Read More

Motor vehicle licence renewal notices

12 April 2018

It has been brought to the attention of the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) that motor vehicle licence renewal notices for 31 March 2018 were not dispatched.  The matter was investigated and the cau Read More

Latest attack on Metrorail train driver reaffirms the need to improve security

10 April 2018

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

Minister Grant to officially open the Swartberg Pass

9 April 2018

Tomorrow, 10 April 2018, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant will officially open the newly completed Swartberg Pass in Prince Albert. Read More

Road deaths up over long Easter weekend

5 April 2018

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works This past Easter long weekend has seen a spike in both driver and pedestrian deaths, resulting in an overall increase from 25 deaths to 27 deaths when compared to the same period... Read More

Good progress on Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute construction project

5 April 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with a R281 million project to replace the Forensic Pathology Services (FPS) laboratory in Salt River. Read More

New air conditioning equipment uses less energy and water

3 April 2018

Since November 2017, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has been engaged in a R16-million project to replace key air conditioning system components in W Read More