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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Update on Great Brak River roadworks

12 February 2019

Good progress is being made with a Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade the MR344 (R102) between Hartenbos and Great Brak River, as well as the DR1578 between Tergniet and Wolwedans. Read More

Joint actions pay off

11 February 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the We Read More

Nine arrests in the bag

4 February 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City Of Cape Town and the We Read More

Proposed 3% average increase in motor vehicle licence fees

31 January 2019

The Provincial Government gazette has published the draft regulation pertaining to motor vehicle licence (MVL) fee increases in the province Read More

New high school in Kraaifontein

31 January 2019

The Kraaifontein High School was one of several Western Cape schools built by Department of Transport and Public Works to have opened its doors earlier this month. Read More

Stop and search focus

28 January 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release from Metrorail, the City Of Cape Town and the We Read More

Update on N1 Plattekloof roadworks

25 January 2019

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to upgrade a section of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is expected to be completed early in May 2019. Read More

Update on Great Brak River roadworks

23 January 2019

Good progress is being made with a Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade the MR344 (R102) between Hartenbos and Great Brak River, as well as the DR1578 between Tergniet and Wolwedans. Read More

Update on Holgaten, Oudtshoorn and Uniondale roadworks

22 January 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started a project to improve and reseal 16,5 km of Trunk Road 75 section 1 (TR75/1) between Holgaten and Oudtshoorn, and to reseal 6,7 km of Trunk Road 1 section 2 (TR1/2) Read More

Scrap yards under scrutiny

21 January 2019

Weekly statement on Rail Enforcement Unit – a joint media release between Metrorail, the City of Cape Town and the Western Read More

Rail Enforcement Unit on the right track

9 January 2019

Joint media release Read More

Minister Grant extends condolences to family of SANTACO Western Cape Chairperson

23 December 2018

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Neonatal Unit at Groote Schuur Hospital complete

21 December 2018

A R45 million project to renovate the neonatal unit at Groote Schuur Hospital reached practical completion on 13 December 2018. Read More

Report on Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services operations

20 December 2018

Report on Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services operations, 14 December – 17 December 2018 Read More

N1 Plattekloof roadworks update

19 December 2018

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to upgrade a section of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is expected to be completed early in May 2019. Read More

New Vredekloof primary school reaches practical completion

19 December 2018

The new Vredekloof Primary School in Kraaifontein reached practical completion on 13 December 2018. This R51 million Department of Transport and Public Works project started in May 2017 and is expected to open its doors in January 2019. Read More

Road deaths spike following horror crash this past long weekend

19 December 2018

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Expected delays on provincial roads

13 December 2018

Construction activities at various Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) road infrastructure projects will shut down between 14 December 2018 and 9 January 2019. Read More

Integrated exodus and fatigue management operations

13 December 2018

Many thousands of motorists will be travelling on Western Cape roads during the festive season. Very high traffic volumes at this time of year are expected to cause an increase in moving violations, reckless and negligent driving, speeding, and... Read More

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