News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

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

Smart enforcement technology deployed over Festive Season makes positive impact

18 February 2019

Statement by Donald Grant and Kenny Africa, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Provincial Traffic Chief Read More

Successful Festive Season road safety campaign

17 February 2019

Tomorrow (18 February 2018), Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant, and Provincial Traffic Chief, Kenny Africa, will be briefing the media on the successful Festive Season joint enforcement and road safety ef Read More

Update on N1 roadworks between Durban Road and Old Oak Interchange

15 February 2019

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to add a third lane on the N1 in both directions between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is expected to be completed early in May 2019. Read More

100 days on the job and counting

14 February 2019

A joint media release between Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Provincial Government 100 days on the job and counting - First quarterly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit  Read More

First quarterly report-back on Rail Enforcement Unit

13 February 2019

Metrorail, the City of Cape Town, and the Western Cape Government invite the media to attend the first quarterly brief Read More

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