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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Provincial Participatory Education Techniques (PET) competition

31 July 2019

On Saturday, 27 July 2019, seven schools competed against each other in the provincial leg of the Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) competition. Read More

Roadworks update: N7 between Bosmansdam and Melkbosstrand

17 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with two roadworks projects spanning 16 km of the N7: one between the Bosmansdam and Potsdam (Sanddown) interchanges (6.4 km); and the other between th Read More

Somerset West provincial traffic centre leads successful operation

12 July 2019

Two people were arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and being in possession of fraudulent documents at an integrated roadblock at the Somerset West weighbridge on 10 July 2019. Read More

Seweweekspoort flood damage repairs progressing well

11 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with flood damage repairs to road structures in Seweweekspoort. Read More

Opening of the R102 between Tergniet and Fraaiuitsig

9 July 2019

A section of the R102 that has been under construction between Tergniet and Fraaiuitsig near Little Brak River is now open to traffic. Read More

Construction of new pedestrian bridge at Somerset West

5 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started the construction of a pedestrian bridge on the N2 at Garden Village, Somerset West, just before the intersection with De Beers Avenue. Read More

Franschhoek Pass remains closed until further notice

1 July 2019

For safety reasons, Franschhoek Pass had to be closed after a rockfall on 22 June 2019. A geotechnical investigation is underway to determine the extent and nature of the damage. Only once the report on this assessment has been received will it be... Read More

Help us to create booze-free roads this July

1 July 2019

Traffic officers of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and other law enforcement agencies will be doing their best to keep our roads safe this July. Read More