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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

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

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

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

EPWP early childhood development graduation ceremony

28 June 2019

It is internationally recognised that actively supporting the development of children in their early years is the one of the best investments a country can make. Read More

Repairs at Knysna High School Hostel

27 June 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started refurbishing the Knysna High School boarding hostel which was damaged by fire in June 2017. Read More

National and provincial government must work together to solve Metrorail issues

25 June 2019

The Western Cape Government is pleased that national Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula is taking the concerns of Western Cape residents seriously, and investigating the commuter rail service, but is disappointed that he did not seek Read More

Napier school gets new junior traffic training centre

24 June 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works and the Cape Agulhas Municipality launched the new junior traffic training centre (JTTC) at the Protea Primary School in Read More

Road projects in the Langeberg area

19 June 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

Minister Madikizela to create awareness of safe and responsible driving

13 June 2019

Tomorrow, Friday 14 June 2019 Western Cape Transport and Public Works Minister, Bonginkosi Madikizela, will commemorate Youth Day by creating awareness of safe and responsible driving among young people at the Killarney Int Read More

Minister Madikizela condemns the killing of Blackheath-Malibu taxi chairperson

11 June 2019

The Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela, strongly condemns the murder of Blackheath-Malibu Taxi Association chairperson, Mr Patrick Cosani. Read More

#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

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

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 Great Brak River, as well as the DR1578 between Tergniet and Wolwedans. 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

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