News and Speeches for Ministry of Transport and Public Works

Update on Uniondale roadworks

19 September 2017

A plan is in place to make up for lost time on a R77 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to reseal two sections of the R399 near Uniondale in the Little Karoo. Read More

Seven killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

18 September 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that seven people died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Minister Grant meets taxi operators and reaches agreement to end strike

18 September 2017

Statement by Donald Grant, Ministers Of Transport and Public Works  Read More

Update on Swartberg Pass repairs

15 September 2017

For safety reasons, parts of the Swartberg Pass (R328 in the Central Karoo) will remain closed until essential repairs have been completed. Read More

Ministers strongly condemn arson attack on Thembalethu school construction site

15 September 2017

Joint Statement by Debbie Schäfer and Donald Grant Ministers of Education and Transport and Public Works  Read More

Activities to promote seatbelt usage in the Western Cape

12 September 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and its road safety partners are hosting various “Buckle Up” seatbelt awareness activities across the Western Cape. Read More

Seven killed on Western Cape roads this weekend

11 September 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that seven people died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Major N1 upgrade project is progressing well

5 September 2017

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade 9 km of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is 38% complete. Read More

11 die on Western Cape roads

4 September 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that 11 people died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Upgrades at Vredenburg Hospital progressing well

31 August 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with phased upgrades and extensions to the Vredenburg Hospital to cater for the growing health needs of the West Coast District. Read More

Roadworks begin in St Helena Bay

30 August 2017

The Department of Transport and Public Works and the West Coast District Municipality have started a project to upgrade the gravel road between the R27 and R399 near St He Read More

Six killed on Western Cape roads

28 August 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that six people died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Two passengers killed on Western Cape roads

21 August 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that two passengers died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Stilbaai roadworks progressing well

17 August 2017

Good progress is being made on a R156 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate and make design improvements to the R305 between Stilbaai and the N2. Read More

Safely Home TV ad shows knock on effects of speeding

15 August 2017

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

One fatality on Western Cape roads

14 August 2017

A preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services indicates that a driver died on the province’s roads over the weekend. Read More

Roadworks on Annandale Road progressing well

10 August 2017

Good progress is being made on a Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate a 7 km section of Annandale Road between the R44 and R310, Stellenbosch. Read More

Four people die on Western Cape roads

7 August 2017

Four people lost their lives over the weekend, according to a preliminary report from Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services. Read More

Roadworks in the Citrusdal area completed

4 August 2017

Motorists are enjoying a better travelling experience on the R393 and R303 near Eendekuil and Citrusdal after work to reseal and rehabilitate sections of these roads was completed this week. Read More

Minister Grant extends condolences to family of MP who died in crash near Paarl

2 August 2017

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