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April 14, 2014

All Your Road Closures for the 2014 Two Oceans Marathon

The world's most beautiful marathon plays host to some 26,000 runners over Easter Weekend. Since 1970, over 50 South Africans have captured glory in the ultra marathon, with Russians and Basotho also featuring prominently. Here are all your road closures for this iconic Capetonian event. 

Best of luck to those participating! 

The world's most beautiful marathon, image courtesy of Lara Sadler. 

SATURDAY 19 APRIL 2014: HALF AND ULTRA MARATHONS

Mowbray, Newlands, Claremont, Bishopscourt, Constantia 

Route: M3 Southbound
Road Name: Union Ave, Rhodes Drive, Edinburgh Drive, Simon Van Der Stel Freeway
Section: From Princess Anne Rd to Ladies Mile  
Time: 05h30 to 08h00

Claremont 

Route: M33 both directions
Road Name: Protea Road
Section: From Main Road to Paradise Road / Newlands Road
Time: 05h30 to 06h45

Route: M152 both directions
Road Name: Paradise Road
Section: From Protea Road/Newlands Road to Edinburgh Drive
Time: 05h30 to 06h45

Rondebosch, Newlands 

Route: M4 both directions
Road Name: Main Road
Section: From Klipper Road to Letterstedt Road
Time: 04h00  to 06h45

Constantia 

Route: MM38 both directions
Road Name: Kendal Road
Section: From Spaanschemat River Road to Edison Road
Time: 05h30 to 08h00

Route: M42 both directions
Road Name: Spaanschemat River Road
Section: From Doordrift Road to Ladies Mile Extension
Time: 06h00 to 08h00

Route: M39 both directions
Road Name: Ladies Mile Road
Section: From Spaanschemat River Road to Constantia Main Road
Time: 06h15 to 08h30
  
Road Name: Parish Street, both directions
Section: From Constantia Main Road to Southern Cross Drive
Time: 06h15 to 08h30     

Road Name: Southern Cross Drive, both directions
Section: From Hermina Avenue to Rhodes Drive
Time: 06h15 to 09h00

Constantia, Bishopscourt, Newlands 

Route: M63 both directions
Road Name: Rhodes Drive
Section: From Constantia Main Road (Constantia Nek) to Canterbury Road
Time: 05h30 to 13h00

Bishopscourt, Newlands 

Route: M63 Northbound (Direction Cape Town) Lane
Road Name: Rhodes Drive
Section: From Canterbury Road (Constantia Nek) to Union Avenue
Time: 06h30 to 13h00

Newlands, Rondebosch 

Route: M3 Northbound Carriageway, Left Lane only closed
Road Name: Union Avenue
Section: From Rhodes Drive to UCT Off Ramp
Time: 06h30 to 14h00

Newlands, Claremont, Kenilworth, Wynberg, Plumstead 

Route: M4 both directions, Local Access only
Road Name: Main Road
Section: From Letterstedt Road  to Gabriel Road
Time: 05h30 to 07h15

Route: M4 both directions, Local Access only
Road Name: Main Road
Section: From Letterstedt Road  to Gabriel Road
Time: 05h30 to 07h15

Diep River, Bergvliet, Retreat, Lakeside, Muizenberg  

Route: M4 Southbound Lane (Direction Muizenberg) closed
Road Name: Main Road
Section: From Gabriel Road to Atlantic Road
Time: 06h30 to 08h15

Muizenberg,St James,Kalk Bay 

Route: M4 both directions
Road Name: Main Road
Section: From Atlantic Road to Clairvaux Road (Boyes Drive)
Time: 07h00 to 09h15

Kalk Bay, Clovelly,Fish Hoek 

Route: M4 both directions
Road Name: Main Road
Section: From Clairvaux Road (Boyes Drive) to Clovelly Road
Time: 07h00 to 09h15

Fish Hoek 

Route: M4 Westbound Lane (Direction Fish Hoek)
Road Name: Main Road
Section: From Clovelly Road to Beach Road
Time: 07h00 to 09h15

Route: M4 Eastbound Lane (Direction Kalk Bay) Local Access only
Road Name: Main Road
Section: From Beach Road to Kommetjie Road (Fish Hoek Circle)
Time: 07h00 to 09h15

Fish Hoek, Sun Valley 

Route: M65 Southbound Lane (Direction Fish Hoek) partial closure
Road Name: Kommetjie Road
Section: From Main Road to Corsair Way
Time: 07h00 to 10h00

Sun Valley

Road Name: Corsair Way - Both directions
Section: From Kommetjie Road to Frigate Crescent
Time: 07h00 to 10h00

Road Name: Frigate Crescent - Both directions
Section: From Corsair Way to Ou Kaapse Weg
Time: 07h00 to 10h00

Steenberg, Westlake, Noordhoek, Sun Valley  

Route: M64  Expect Delays - Stop / Go control at Noordhoek Main Rd
Road Name: Ou Kaapse Weg
Section: From Steenberg Road to Noordhoek Main Road
Time: 07h30 to 10h00

Sun Valley, Sunnydale  

Route: M6 Expect Delays - Stop / Go control at Noordhoek Main Rd
Road Name: Ou Kaapse Weg
Section: From Buller Louw Drive/Frigate Cres to Noordhoek Main Road
Time: 07h30 to 10h00

Noordhoek 

Road Name: Silvermine Road Both directions
Section: From Village Lane to Noordhoek Main Road
Time: 07h00 to 10h30

Noordhoek, Hout Bay 

Route: M6  Both directions - Access to picnic sites from Hout Bay side only up to 07h00 after which full road closure
Road Name: Chapmans Peak Drive
Section: From Noordhoek Main Road to Main Road (Hout Bay)
Time: 06h00 - 14h00

Hout Bay

Route: M6 Southbound Lane (Direction Noordhoek)
Road Name: Main Road (Hout Bay)
Section: From Victoria Road to Chapmans Peak Drive
Time: 07h30 - 11h30

Route: M63 both directions
Road Name: Hout Bay Road
Section: From Victoria Road to Disa River Road
Time: 07h45 - 12h00

Route: M63  Restricted Access - Convoy System both directions
Road Name: Hout Bay Road
Section: From Disa River Road to Constantia Main Road/Rhodes Drive (Constantia Nek)
Time: 07h45 - 12h15

IMPACT OF ROAD CLOSURES

Union Avenue (M3): Rhodes Drive to UCT 
Time: Friday 18 April 2014, 12h30 - 18h00, Saturday 19 April 2014, 04h30 -14h00
Impact: Left shoulder and lane will be coned and fenced off for athletes. Right lane will remain open at all times for motorists travelling towards Cape Town.
Rhodes Memorial Restaurant will be accessible to the public

Parking Restrictions
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 (M4) between Klipper and San Souci Roads
• Protea Road from the Main Road (M4) to Edinburgh Drive (M3)
• Main Road (M4) from Atlantic Road, Muizenberg through St James and Kalk Bay to the police station just past Clovelly Road in Fish Hoek
• Kommetjie Road (M65) from 17th Avenue through to the Fish Hoek Circle (runners will be running towards Sun Valley facing the traffic within one lane which will be coned off)

DETOURS

Route: Union Avenue (M3):
Road name: Southbound Carriageway between Princess Anne and Ladies Mile
Time: 05h30 to 08h00
Detour: With the M4 between Letterstedt and Gabriel Roads also closed, traffic is advised to use the M5 as an alternate route.

Road name: Constantia Main Road (M41) towards Wynberg
Time: 05h30 to 08h00x
Impact: 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)

Road name: Constantia Main Road (M41) towards Hout Bay
Time: 05h30 to 08h00
Impact: Traffic to Hout Bay will be directed from Edison Road and Ladies Mile Road to Spaanschemat River Road and Pagasvlei Road to Constantia Road.

Route: Main Road (M4)
Road names: Muizenberg to Fish Hoek
Time: 07h00 to 09h15
Impact: Traffic to use Ou Kaapse Weg (M64) where a Stop / Go system will be in place. Expect delays that might be quite long in order to allow runners to pass.

Route: Main Road (M4)
Road names: Between Beach Road/Sunray Road and Kommetjie Road/Simonstown Road
Time: 07h00 to 09h15
Impact: Traffic officers will be in place at the Kommetjie Road/Main Road Circle and motorists travelling from/towards Kommetjie Road will be diverted via Beach Road between Simonstown Road and Main Road (at the Caltex Garage).

Road names: Kommetjie Road (M65), Fish Hoek
Time: 07h00 to 10h00
Impact: From Fish Hoek Circle (intersection Main, Kommetjie and Simonstown Roads) to Corsair Drive, Sun Valley, runners will use the West Bound (direction Kommetjie) lane and motorists will share the East Bound (direction Fish Hoek) lane.

Road names: Ou Kaapse Weg (M64) and Noordhoek Main Road Intersection
Time: 07h00 to 10h00
Impact: Stop / Go control for both runners and vehicles at the intersection of Ou Kaapse Weg and Noordhoek Main Road. Expect delays that may be quite long.

Route: Hout Bay Main Road (M63)
Road names: Chapman’s Peak to Victoria Road Circle
Time: 07h30 to 11h30
Impact: 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 right side of the road.

Route: Rhodes Drive (M63)
Road names: From Canterbury Road Circle to Union Ave
Time: 04h00 to 13h00
Impact: Stop / Go system both directions between 04h00 and 06h30. From 06h30 – 13h00 Traffic may only travel south. Runners will be in the northbound lane. Please note: Kirstenbosch Gardens & Restaurant will be accessible to the public.

Route: M3 Northbound
Time: 06h30 to 14h00
Impact: Please note that the M3 Northbound will remain open to traffic for the duration of the event. Traffic to proceed with caution between Newlands Ave and UCT.

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