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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

N1 Outbound, Inbound and night work update

28 February 2019

N1 Outbound The N1 (TR9/1) Outbound will be closed between the Durban Road Outbound Off-Ramp and the R300 in order to conduct road surface rehabilitation from Friday, 1 March 2019 (7pm) to Monday, 4 March 2019 (5am). Read More

Periodic maintenance between Langhoogte and Villiersdorp

28 February 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started periodic maintenance of Trunk Road 30 section 1 (the R43) from Langhoogte to Villiersdorp and section 2 from Villiersdorp to Worcester. Read More

Minister Grant officially launches the Western Cape Freight Strategy

26 February 2019

Today, Tuesday the 26th of February 2019, Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister Donald Grant, officially launched the Western Cape Freight Strategy. Read More

Update on Ashton/ Montagu roadworks project

25 February 2019

Contract C818 between the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and Basil Read to rehabilitate and upgrade sections of the R60 and R62 between Ashton and Montagu through Cogmanskloof was terminated in August 2018. Read More

Flood damage repairs to roads in Seweweekspoort

19 February 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started flood damage repairs to road structures in Seweweekspoort. Read More

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