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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Tragedy strikes as bus crash claims ten lives

30 August 2018

In the early hours of this morning a Naledi Bus Services bus crashed on Aberdeen Road, about 50 kms outside of Beaufort West, killing a total of 10 people (8 people on the scene and another two later) and injuring 30. Read More

Roadworks delayed between Ashton and Montagu

24 August 2018

A R650 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) roadworks project currently underway between Ashton and Montagu has been unavoidably delayed because Basil Read, the main contractor on the project, is in business Read More

New arrestor bed on Sir Lowry's Pass

21 August 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) recently completed an R11 million project to construct a new slipway and truck arrestor bed at the bottom of Sir Lowry’s Pass near the intersection of the N2 and Sir Lowry’s P Read More

Newlands Clinic converted to a fully functional pre-primary school

15 August 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

Roadworks between De Rust and Oudtshoorn update

15 August 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 and Hawks bust fraudsters issuing fake roadworthy certificates

10 August 2018

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

Roadworks begin between De Rust and Uniondale

10 August 2018

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started periodic maintenance on the R341 between De Rust and Uniondale. Read More

Women's Month roadblocks across the province

8 August 2018

Female traffic officers of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) led an integrated K78 roadblock on Bhunga Avenue, Langa this morning (8 August 2018). Read More

SANTACO must act to bring unnecessary strike to an end

6 August 2018

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

Minibus taxi group must retract threat of strike action

3 August 2018

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