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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Gugulethu Tragedy: Technical investigation findings and recommendations

25 February 2021

Gugulethu Tragedy: Minister Madikizela releases technical investigation findings and recommendations Read More

New traffic officer recruits to get professional training

24 February 2021

The Department of Transport and Public Works recruited a total of 90 participants to undergo a 12-month traffic officer’s training course at Gene Louw Traffic College (GLTC) in Brackenfell. Read More

Minister Madikizela to brief media following Gugulethu tragedy investigation

24 February 2021

Tomorrow, Thursday 25 February 2021, the Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will brief the media on the findings of an investigation following the tragic death of four children who died Read More

Construction works on 11 km of the N1 begin

23 February 2021

Work on the R71 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) periodic maintenance project to repair and resurface the N1 between the Black River bridge interchange and the Plattekloof Road interchange commenced on 20 Read More

Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations: 15 - 21 February 2021

22 February 2021

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations: 15 - 21 February 2021 Read More

New N2 Somerset West pedestrian bridge to save lives

16 February 2021

Road safety is one of my four strategic focus areas for prioritisation and implementation during my term of office. Read More

Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations: 8 – 14 February 2021

15 February 2021

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations Read More

R44 upgrade to ease high traffic volume between Stellenbosch and Somerset West

15 February 2021

Well-maintained roads are important social goods that support the economic growth of the Western Cape through enabling the rapid and safe movement of people and goods. They also provide access to work opportunities, economic opportunities, and... Read More

Minister Madikizela to officially open new pedestrian bridge

15 February 2021

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will tomorrow, Tuesday 16 February 2021, officially open the newly constructed pedestrian bridge on the N2 at Garden Village in Somerset West. Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit R44 road construction site

14 February 2021

Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will tomorrow, Monday 15 February 2021, visit the R44 road construction site situated between Somerset West and Stellenbosch to assess progress. Read More

Minister Madikizela visits Gugulethu families following tragic death of children

11 February 2021

Minister Madikizela visits Gugulethu families following tragic death of four children I visited the families of the four children who tragically died after falling into a hole at the N2 Borcherds Quarry intersection at Nyanga on Monday. Read More

Minister Madikizela heartbroken by death of children, calls for investigation

10 February 2021

Minister Madikizela heartbroken by tragic death of four children, calls for urgent investigation I extend my sincere condolences to the families of four children who tragically died after falling into a hole at the N2 Borcherds Quarry intersection... Read More

Western Cape Government and PRASA help to create economic opportunities

9 February 2021

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) Western Cape are collaborating on an R10 million labour-intensive project Read More

Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations: 1 to 7 February 2021

8 February 2021

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations Read More

Mossel Bay Shared Offices Building brings government closer to the people

4 February 2021

Access to government services and information remains a huge challenge for many citizens as government departments are either located far away from the people or based at different locations. Read More

Malgas pont expected to be operating soon

3 February 2021

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is awaiting the decision of the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) regarding a general safety operating licence for the pont on the Breede River at Malgas. Read More

New Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute to open doors in April

1 February 2021

Media Release by Bonginkosi Madikizela Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations: 25 to 31 January 2021

1 February 2021

Results of Provincial Traffic Services traffic operations Read More

Minister Madikizela to visit new Observatory Pathology Institute

31 January 2021

On Monday 1 February 2021, the Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will visit the new Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute to assess the state of readiness of the project. Read More

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