News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Enforcement actions making an impact on rail safety

31 March 2019

Weekly statement on all rail enforcement actions – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Read More

Keeping our children safe through junior traffic training centres

29 March 2019

On Thursday 28 March, officials of the Department of Transport and Public Works Road Safety Management (RSM) directorate and the Western Cape Education Dep Read More

Minister Grant delivers departmental budget for maximum citizen impact

27 March 2019

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

Repairs and resealing in Worcester, Robertson, Ashton and Bonnievale

26 March 2019

A R150 million project to repair and reseal the R60 from the Nuy intersection near Worcester to Ashton, and the R317 (MR287) from Robertson through Bonnievale up to the Cogmanskloof River bridge, is making good progress. Read More

Record 2 029 stop-and-searches, 534 hotspots and scrapyards inspected

24 March 2019

Weekly statement on all rail enforcement actions – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Read More

Roadworks update for the KKNK

20 March 2019

Motorists travelling to the upcoming Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK) are advised that TR75/1 (the N12) between Oudtshoorn and George, and TR1/2 (the N9) between George and Uniondale, will be open to two-way traffic from 21 March to 31 March... Read More

Eight arrests, 84 hotspots and scrapyards inspected

18 March 2019

Weekly statement on all rail enforcement actions – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Read More

Minister Grant to visit site of PC Petersen Replacement Primary School

12 March 2019

Tomorrow, Wednesday 13 March 2018, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, will be visiting the site of the PC Petersen Primary School in Kylemore in the Winelands. Read More

Driving Licence Testing Centres hamstrung by national inefficiencies

11 March 2019

Joint statement by Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, Alderman JP Smith and Western Cape Transport and Public Works MEC, Donald Grant Read More

Two offenders jailed, 70 hotspots and scrapyards inspected

10 March 2019

Weekly statement on all rail enforcement actions – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Read More

Upgrades and additions at Pelikan Park High School

7 March 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started a project to upgrade and add to facilities at Pelikan Park High School in Zeekoevlei, and to ensure compliance with all statutory health and safety requirements. Read More

Mentoring and training boost contractor development outcomes

5 March 2019

Twenty Western Cape emerging contractors successfully completed a three-year accredited training and mentoring programme offered by the Department of Transport and Public Works. Read More

Over 154 hotspots and scrapyards inspected

3 March 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government Read More

Be the change on Western Cape roads

1 March 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) encourages road users to #BeTheChange that they want t Read More