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Home >> Information >> Road Closures: 25 & 26 March 2016

Road Closures: 25 & 26 March 2016

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FUN RUNS CLOSURES & RESTRICTIONS: 25 March 2016

START TIMES:

  • 5.6km – 10h00
  • 2.1km – 12h30
ROAD CLOSURE TIME

UCT Southern Entrance

From M3 Northbound offramp to UCT Southern entrance

07h30 - 24h00
M3 – Union Avenue
Newlands Forest Fire Station Entrance to UCT
Left lane will be fenced off for athletes, right lane will remain open at all times for motorists travelling towards Cape Town. Please drive cautiously. Please note – Rhodes Memorial Restaurant will be accessible to the public via Newlands Ave / Klipper Rd and Princess Anne Avenue. Direct access from the M3 will only be via the Southbound Carriageway
09h30 – 13h30
Princess Anne Avenue
Access to and from M3 Northbound closed
09h30 – 13h30

Spectators: Please obey all officials and marshalls and be aware of traffic when supporting the runners. Do not stand in roadways where vehicles are travelling.
 

CONSOLIDATED ULTRA AND HALF MARATHON ROAD CLOSURES & RESTRICTIONS: 26 March 2016

START TIMES:

  • 56km: 06H30, 
  • 21.1km: 05h50, 06h00 & 06h10
ROAD CLOSURE TIME
Main Road: Newlands
Between Klipper Rd and Letterstedt Road, Claremont
03h30 – 06h45
Protea Road
Between Main Road and the M3
NB: There will be no access to the M3 via Protea Road & Newlands Road
05h30 – 06h45
Paradise Road
Protea Road to Edinburgh Drive
05h30 - 06h45
M3 Southbound
From Princess Anne Ave to Ladies Mile
05h30 – 08h00
Kendal Road
Between Spaanschemat River Road & Edison Road
05h30 – 08h00
Spaanschemat River Road
From Doorddrift Road to Ladies Mile Extension
06h00 – 08h00
Ladies Mile Extension
Between Spaanschemat River Road & Constantia Main Road
06h15 – 08h30
Parish Road
From Constantia Main Road to Southern Cross Drive
06h15 – 08h30
Southern Cross Drive
From Hermina Ave to Rhodes Drive
06h15 – 09h00
Main Road: Newlands to Plumstead both carriageways
From Letterstedt Rd to Gabriel Rd
Athletes will be moved from both sides of the road to the left at Gabriel Road
05h30 – 07h15
Main Road: Plumstead to Muizenberg
Gabriel Rd to Atalantic Rd - Southbound lane (direction Muizenberg) closed, traffic diverted over Boyes Drive
06h30 – 08h15
Main Road: Muizenberg to Fish Hoek
Motorists travelling south & north will be diverted over Ou Kaapse Weg. Traffic travelling to and from Kommetjie / Simonstown Roads through Fish Hoek will be diverted via Beach Road
07h00 - 09h15
Kommetjie Road: Fish Hoek
From Main Road to Corsair Way, Sun Valley, motorists to share westbound (direction Kommetjie) lane. Runners use eastbound lane. Drive with caution.
07h00 – 09h15

Main Road: Muizenberg to Clovelly

From Atlantic Road to Clovelly Road.

07h00 - 09h15
Corsair Way: Sun Valley
Kommetjie Road to Frigate Crescent. Both lanes closed
07h00 – 10h00
Frigate Cresent: Sun Valley
Corsair Way to Chebec Crescent
07h00 – 10h00
Ou Kaapse Weg
Both Directions: Expect Delays - Stop / Go control at Noordhoek Main Rd.
07h00 – 10h00
Noordhoek Main Road
Northbound lane closed. Traffic to share southbound lane.
07h00 – 10h30
Silvermine Road
From Village Lane to Noordhoek Main Road
07h00 – 10h30
Chapman’s Peak Drive
Chapman’s Peak Drive will be closed to traffic from 03h30. Spectators permitted to enter from Hout Bay to the various picnic spots from the Hout Bay side only until 07h00.
03h30 – 14h00
Hout Bay Main Road
From Chapman’s Peak to Victoria Road Circle
Traffic coming into Hout Bay will be detoured away from Victoria Road Circle to Valley and then Disa River Roads. Runners will be on the northbound lane (direction Cape Town).
07h30 – 11h30
Hout Bay Road
From Victoria Road Circle to Disa River Road
Totally closed to traffic.
07h45 – 12h00
Hout Bay Road
From Disa River Road to Constantia Nek
A convoy system for motorists will operate under the direction of the traffic department. Runners will be in eastbound lane (direction Constantia Nek) i.e. their left
07h45 – 12h15
Rhodes Drive
Constantia Nek to Canterbury Road Circle
Both directions
05h30 – 13h00

Rhodes Drive
Canterbury Road Circle to Union Ave

Stop-Go traffic can be expected in both directions.

04h00 - 06h30
Rhodes Drive
Canterbury Road Circle to Union Ave
Traffic may only travel south. Runners will be in lane heading towards Cape Town (their left). Please note: Kirstenbosch Gardens & Restaurant will be accessible to the public
06h30 – 13h00
M3 – Union Avenue
Rhodes Drive/Newlands Ave to UCT
Left lane will be coned off for athletes, right lane will remain open at all times for motorists travelling towards Cape Town. Please drive cautiously. Please note – Rhodes Memorial Restaurant will be accessible to the public
06h30 – 14h00
Princess Anne Avenue
Access to and from M3 Northbound closed. Rhodes Memorial Restaurant will be accessible to the public
06h30 – 14h00

Spectators to please obey all officials and marshalls and be aware of traffic when supporting the runners. Do not stand in roadways where vehicles are travelling.

Traffic proceeding to the City from the False Bay Areas should either travel before 07h00, after 09h15 or use Ou Kaapse Weg which will have a Stop/Go control for both vehicles and runners between 07h30 and 10h00.

Residents in the following areas are requested not to park along the route and to use alternative side streets for the duration of the race:

  • Main Road between Klipper and San Souci Roads
  • Main Road from Atlantic Road, Muizenberg through St James and Kalk Bay until the police station just past Clovelly Road in Fish Hoek.
  • Kommetjie Road from 17th Avenue through to the Fish Hoek Circle at Main Road (runners will be running towards Sun Valley facing the traffic within one lane which will be coned off).

Detours:

  • Traffic from Hout Bay will be directed in via Pagasvlei Road and Spaanschemat River Road to the M3 and Constantia Road and then to Claremont and Wynberg via Alphen hill Road (Victoria Hospital) between 05h30 and 08h00
  • Traffic to Hout Bay will be directed from Edison Road and Ladies Mile Roads to Spaanschemat River Road and Pagasvlei Road to Constantia Road between 05h30 and 08h00.

Please note that the M3 Northbound Carriageway right lane between Rhodes Drive and UCT will remain open to traffic for the duration of the event.

Delays can be expected for the duration of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. We appeal to motorists to avoid using roads leading to the race route. Please comply with the directions given by traffic officers and marshals. Road signs will be in place during the week prior to the race, advising motorists of the road closures.

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