Roads and Public Works

Northern Cape Department Budget for 2015-16


To be trendsetter through excellence in service delivery.


To provide and maintain all provincial land, buildings and road infrastructure in an integrated and sustainable manner.

The mission will be promoted through mission statements per programme which are as follow:

  • To promote and support good governance in the department;

  • Meet the accommodation and other specific needs of the provincial departments;

  • Provide and maintain integrated road infrastructure that is safe and functional to support social and economic development;

  • Alleviate poverty and create job opportunities

Core functions

  • Road construction, maintenance and repairs – The construction of new roads, maintenance of existing roads and the repair of damaged roads and related structures.

  • Strategic planning and development - The development of integrated provincial transport and development plans, as well as departmental policies and procedures

  • Public works - Provide and maintain functional and accessible buildings, facilities and office accommodation according to the identified needs of provincial departments through planning, design and maintenance of safe and cost effective projects and buildings

  • Community based programme – The intervention in the infrastructure sector involves increasing the labour intensity of government-funded infrastructure projects

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