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 winter period

31 May 2019

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

Update on roadworks near Great Brak River

29 May 2019

Good progress is being made with a Department of Transport and Public Works project to upgrade the MR344 (R102) between Hartenbos and Greak Brak River, as well as the DR1578 between Tergniet and Wolwedans. Read More

Learners advocate for safer roads

29 May 2019

Two teams have been chosen to represent the Western Cape at the annual Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) national schools road safety debating competition to be held in Bloemfontein in September. Read More

Eighteen arrests, including two for malicious damage to essential infrastructure

19 May 2019

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

Extraordinary measures to protect commuters and property in George

17 May 2019

Minister Grant announces intention to declare extraordinary measures to protect commuters and property in George Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Convicted cable thief receives 12-year sentence

13 May 2019

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

Road projects in the Langeberg area

10 May 2019

A major road upgrade project (Contract C818) from Ashton to Montagu through Cogmanskloof has been underway for over three years. Another road construction project at Bonnievale (Contract C820) has recently been completed. Read More

Nine arrests and 1 702 stop-and-search operations conducted

6 May 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 awards 127 new Masakh'iSizwe bursaries

5 May 2019

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

Minister Grant to award new Masakh'iSizwe bursaries to outstanding students

3 May 2019

Tomorrow, 4 May 2019, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, will be awarding new Masakh’iSizwe bursaries to outstanding students pursuing tertiary education at Cape Universities. Read More

Using your phone on the road can be deadly

3 May 2019

Distracted driving is a major killer on our roads. Read More