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 Helena Bay to a surfaced road.
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.
The Department of Transport and Public Works apologises to road users for a delay in the completion of a R52 million contract to reseal, rehabilitate and perform structural maintenance on 20 km of road in Saasveld and Wilderness Heights.
Work on a Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate a 33 km section of the R341 between Oudtshoorn and De Rust is progressing well.
The construction of the new R68 million Umyezo Wama Apile High School in Grabouw has resumed after a number of disruptions were resolved in consultation with the project steering committee that was nominated by the local community.
A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate 7 km of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Rd and the R300, and to add a third lane in both directions, is 80% complete.
The construction of a new primary school in Happy Valley, Bonnievale, is expected to have been completed in October 2017.
Chapman's Peak Drive has been closed until further notice after approximately 15 m3 of rock came down on the Noordhoek end, causing significant damage to two catch fences and the road surface.
The second phase of a R34 million Department of Transport and Public Works project to build a new emergency centre at Stellenbosch Hospital for the Western Cape Department of Health reached practical completion on 26 May 2017.