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Race Day Road Closures

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FUN RUNS CLOSURES & RESTRICTIONS: 14 April 2017

START TIMES:

  • 5.6km – 11h00
  • 2.1km – 12h00
ROAD CLOSURE TIME

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.


10h30 – 13h00
Princess Anne Avenue
Access to and from M3 Northbound closed.
Rhodes Memorial will remain accessible to the public.
10h30 – 13h00

Spectators: Please obey all officials and marshals 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: 15 April 2017

START TIMES:

  • 56km: 06H40, 
  • 21.1km: 06h00, 06h10, 06h20

 

CONSOLIDATED ULTRA AND HALF MARATHON ROAD CLOSURES & RESTRICTIONS: 15 April 2017

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

 

05h30 – 08h00

Ladies Mile Extension

Between Spaanschemat River Road & Constantia Main Road 

06h00 – 08h30

Parish Road

From Constantia Main Road to Southern Cross Drive

06h15 – 08h30

Southern Cross Drive

From Brommersvlei Rd 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 slowly with caution.

07h00 – 09h30

Corsair Way: Sun Valley

Kommetjie Road to Frigate Crescent. Both lanes closed

07h00 – 10h00

Frigate Crescent: Sun Valley

Corsair Way to Dory Walk

07h00 – 10h00

Dory Walk: Sun Valley

Frigate Crescent to Chebec Crescent

07h00 – 10h00

Chebec Crescent: Sun Valley

Dory Walk to Dhow Street

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. Drive slowly with caution

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 – 12h00

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 southbound lane (direction Cape Town).

07h30 – 11h30

Hout Bay Road

From Victoria Road Circle to Disa River Road

Totally closed to traffic.

07h45 – 12h15

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 – 12h30

Rhodes Drive

Constantia Nek to Canterbury Road Circle

Both directions

05h30 – 13h15

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 – 13h15

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 will be accessible to the public

06h30 – 14h00

 

CONSOLIDATED ULTRA AND HALF MARATHON ROAD CLOSURES & RESTRICTIONS: 15 April 2017

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

 

05h30 – 08h00

Ladies Mile Extension

Between Spaanschemat River Road & Constantia Main Road 

06h00 – 08h30

Parish Road

From Constantia Main Road to Southern Cross Drive

06h15 – 08h30

Southern Cross Drive

From Brommersvlei Rd 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 slowly with caution.

07h00 – 09h30

Corsair Way: Sun Valley

Kommetjie Road to Frigate Crescent. Both lanes closed

07h00 – 10h00

Frigate Crescent: Sun Valley

Corsair Way to Dory Walk

07h00 – 10h00

Dory Walk: Sun Valley

Frigate Crescent to Chebec Crescent

07h00 – 10h00

Chebec Crescent: Sun Valley

Dory Walk to Dhow Street

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. Drive slowly with caution

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 – 12h00

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 – 12h15

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 – 12h30

Rhodes Drive

Constantia Nek to Canterbury Road Circle

Both directions

05h30 – 13h15

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 – 13h15

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 will be accessible to the public

06h30 – 14h00

 

Spectators to please obey all officials and marshals 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
  • Protea Road from the Main Road to Edinburgh Drive (M3)
  • 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).
  • Sun Valley: Frigate Crescent between Corsair Way and Dory Walk; Dory Walk between Frigate and Chebec Crescents; and Chebec Crescent from Dory Walk to Frigate Crescent.

 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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