News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

#SEEANDBESEEN during the Western Cape’s rainy season

31 May 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is appealing to road users to exercise caution as the wet and more dangerous road conditions of winter settle in. Read More

Attempts to politicize taxi violence in Delft shortsighted

30 May 2018

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

Operation “THATHA ZONKE” a notable success

29 May 2018

21 May 2018 – 27 May 2018 The recent national bus strike led to illegal public transport operations and lawlessness by minibus taxi operators in the George area. Read More

Old Malmesbury Road roadworks reach practical completion

28 May 2018

Motorists are now able to travel on upgraded roads and bridges on the Old Malmesbury Road between Abbotsdale and Kalbaskraal which were completed this month. Read More

Enforcement unit on the way to protect Metrorail commuters and infrastructure

24 May 2018

The City of Cape Town, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), and the Western Cape Government signed a memorandum of agreement which will see the formation of a dedicated enforcement unit to focus on the safety and security of Metrorail... Read More

Minister Grant officially opens R207 million N2 upgrade project

22 May 2018

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

Minister Grant condemns the killing of two taxi drivers in Delft

11 May 2018

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

Roadworks on the N1 from 14 to 18 May 2018

11 May 2018

Possible heavy traffic congestion is expected from Monday - Friday, 14 to 18 May 2018 The following lanes will be closed on the N1 for various roadworks operations which may cause heavy traffic congestion Read More

Good progress on R44 between Porterville and Piketberg

4 May 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with a project to rehabilitate the R44 between Porterville and Piketberg. Read More

Possible heavy congestion due to roadworks on the N1

3 May 2018

Possible heavy traffic congestion is expected on 4 and 5 May, and from 7 to 11 May on the N1. The following lanes will be closed on the N1 for various roadworks operations which may cause heavy traffic congestion: Friday, 4 May 2018 Read More