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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Madikizela to launch sky banner during HSBC Sevens Rugby Series

11 December 2019

As part of the Department of Transport and Public Works’ plan to promote road safety and law enforcement initiatives, Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially launch the Random Breath Testing (RBT)  sky banner campaign du Read More

Uniondale roadworks notice

6 December 2019

Shut-down plan: The roads included on this project where works have commenced, will be made safe over the December embargo period with temporary line marking. These roads will be marked as per the details listed in the table below: Read More

Huge influx of motor vehicles expected in the Western Cape this festive season

5 December 2019

The festive season is now upon us. We are predicting an increase in vehicular traffic this festive season. We are already seeing an influx of vehicles into the province as holiday goers travel to their respective destinations. Read More

Minister Madikizela to launch 2019/20 Festive Season Safety Plan

3 December 2019

On Thursday 5 December 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially launch the 2019/20 festive season safety plan at the Huguenot Tunnel on the N1. Read More

Alcohol and roads don't mix

2 December 2019

As we approach the festive season, we’ll hear jingle bells wherever we may go. This is also the season to be mindful and wise when it comes alcohol consumption. As we all know, alcohol and road don’t mix, and it is up to you to make the responsible... Read More

Immediate action required to find solutions to targeted attacks

28 November 2019

After receiving disturbing news about yet another incident of burning trains, I made a number of calls to get all the information before visiting the station to see for myself the extent of the damage caused by this morning’s fire. Read More

Improving mobility in the rural parts of the Western Cape

20 November 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has appointed the Bicycle Mobility Consortium to distribute bicycles as part of its integrated and holistic Provincial Sustainable Transport Programme (PSTP). Read More

Progress on R102 and DR1578 roadworks and year-end traffic arrangements

20 November 2019

The roadworks contractor is currently working in many areas between Monte Christo and Great Brak River on the R102 and on the DR1578 between Tergniet and the Freimersheim Road intersection to ensure that roads are open for the year-end holiday. Read More

Minister condemns killing of CATA Chairperson

20 November 2019

Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, has strongly condemned the callous murder of the chairman of the Bellville CATA Taxi Association.  Read More

New provincial licence mark for motor vehicles and vehicle licence fee increase

15 November 2019

The Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will on Friday 15 November 2019 publish, in the Provincial Gazette, a Read More

Successful public engagement with contractors

14 November 2019

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) hosted its inaugural Infrastructure Investment and Property Development Dialogue on 8 November 2019 in Cape Town.   Read More

Minister Madikizela to open R5 million road project in Simunye, Bredasdorp

14 November 2019

Tomorrow, Friday 15 November 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially open the newly constructed road in Simunye, Bredasdorp in the Cape Agulhas Read More

Rehabilitation of Trunk Road 33 section 3 between Oudtshoorn to De Rust

12 November 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is currently rehabilitating Trunk Road 33 Section 3 between Oudtshoorn (KM 1.9) to De Rust (KM 35.4). Read More

Call for input into new vehicle licence mark

7 November 2019

The Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will shortly publish, in the Provincial Gazette, a Notice calling for public comments on the allocation of a new provincial licence mark to all the r Read More

Attacks on trucks are criminal

7 November 2019

The Western Cape Ministers of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, and Community Safety, Albert Fritz, strongly condemn the looting and attacks on trucks in De Doorns and Worcester this morning. Read More

Scholar patrol appreciation day

5 November 2019

On Thursday, 31 October 2019, the Directorate: Road Safety Management of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and City of Cape Town Traffic Services host Read More

Progress on challenges facing the taxi industry

5 November 2019

Statement by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Driver safety event at Golden Arrow bus depot

5 November 2019

Recently the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) Road Safety Management component partnered with the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) for a driving safe Read More

Pedestrian Safety

1 November 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works would like to urge everyone to play a role in improving road safety for pedestrians, cyclists, passengers and drivers. Read More

Contractor development trainees graduate

31 October 2019

A total of 38 trainees graduated this month with a Contractor Development Programme (CDP) certificate from Department of Transport and Public Works Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). Read More

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