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The Department of Transport and Public Works builds, repairs and upgrades Western Cape provincial roads. It aims to promote positive socio-economic outcomes and safe, empowered and connected communities with its infrastructure. Below are major road projects currently underway. Recently completed...
We deliver transport-related services to people in the Western Cape in a professional and efficient way, and recruit qualified professionals, including transport economists to make this happen. We plan and implement transport projects including: Road planning Road design Road construction Transport...
CA registration marks will no longer be issued when it runs out. New Cape Town vehicle number plates will now start with the letters CAA. Vehicle owners who currently have a CA registration mark will be able to have this mark transferred to another vehicle they own, or to another vehicle that is...
What is a weighbridge? A weighbridge is used to weigh entire rail or road vehicles and their contents. The load carried by the vehicle is calculated by weighing the vehicle both empty and loaded. Types of weighbridges Electronic (deep/pitless) Digital (shallow/ deep pit or pitless) Rail Moveable/...
What are the rules applicable to using the Malgas Pont? The use of Malgas Pont is at the user’s own risk. The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) accepts no liability for any losses related to the use of the Malgas Pont. The service will normally run from 06:00 to 18:00 every day...
Engineers are the people who use science, technology, design and logic to create structures and solve practical problems that we face. This includes creating bridges to cross rivers and designing transportation methods that can take us from point A to point B in the quickest and safest way possible...
Read new licence-related notices Draft Registration and Licence Fees for Motor Vehicle Regulations, 2020 Intention to Determine Licence Mark and Establish Licence Number System for Province Where can I find details of the intention to determine a new provincial licence mark? On Friday 15 November...
The Department of Transport and Public Works Road Safety Management unit educates learners about road safety through a number of innovative projects and programmes. We encourage learners to adopt positive road safety habits from an early age. Our customised interventions target the needs and...