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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Madikizela unpacks priorities, achievements and road safety plans

30 September 2019

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

Minister Madikizela to speak on priorities, achievements and road safety plans

30 September 2019

Today, Monday 30 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will unpack the department’s priorities, achievements and road safety plans during a press conference. Read More

Periodic maintenance on the N7

28 September 2019

Two roadworks projects spanning 16 km of the N7 have been under way for a couple of months: one between the Bosmansdam and Potsdam interchanges (6.4 km); and the other between the Potsdam and Melkbosstrand interchanges (9.6 km). Read More

Roadworks between Ashton and Montagu

28 September 2019

The R60 and R62 from Ashton to Montagu through Cogmanskloof are under construction. This project entails the reconstruction of the R60 from a point west of Ashton (km 15.4 of TR31/2) through Ashton, and the R62 through Cogmanskloof and Montagu to a... Read More

National Road Safety Debate and PET competition

25 September 2019

The National Road Safety Debate Competition started on a high note yesterday (24 September 2019) when the Western Cape rural and special needs debate teams won the first round in their categories. Read More

Minister Madikizela calls for full investigation following Ou Kaapse Weg crash

22 September 2019

Minister Madikizela calls for full investigation following death of construction workers Read More

RBT means you need a plan B

20 September 2019

Message from Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Rail Enforcement Unit deployed for another year

18 September 2019

The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works, the Passenger Rail Service of South Africa (PRASA) and the City of Cape Town have affirmed their commitment to the safety and s Read More

Minister Madikizela to open eNatis satellite office in Struisbaai

17 September 2019

Today, Tuesday 17 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will officially open the eNatis Administrative office in Struisbaai in the Cape Agulhas municipal area. Read More

Rail Enforcement Unit on the beat for another year

17 September 2019

The Rail Enforcement Unit has been deployed for another year to assist with the safety and security of rail commuters and infrastructure. Read More

Minister Madikizela to unpack 100 days in office

11 September 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 12 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will unpack his 100 days in office during a press conference. Read More

Official opening of the Franschhoek Pass

11 September 2019

Statement by Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela during the official opening of the Franschhoek Pass It is a great relief to mark the completion of the work on the Franschhoek Pass following a massive rock fall in June and July. Read More

Minister Madikizela to officially open Franschhoek Pass

10 September 2019

Tomorrow, Wednesday 11 September 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially open the Franschhoek Pass in the Stellenbosch Read More

Attacks on trucks are criminal and an obstruction to our economy

10 September 2019

Following attacks on more trucks in our province overnight, we have stepped up the intensity of operations on the N7 and in other affected areas. Read More

Remedial works on Franschhoek Pass completed: Traffic allowed access

6 September 2019

After a rockfall on 22 June 2019, the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) closed the Franschhoek Pass for safety reasons. The Department has adopted a phased approach to making the pass safe for traffic. Read More

Seat belts save lives and prevent injuries #AlwaysBuckleUp

2 September 2019

Buckling up is a legal requirement, and it is the right thing to do. Read More

Minister Madikizela condemns truck drivers' strike action

2 September 2019

I strongly condemn acts of violence and the prevention of public roads usage following today’s strike by truck drivers. Read More