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February 13, 2013

Road closures for the State of the Nation address in Cape Town

Several roads will be closed and parking restricted around Parliament during the State of the Nation address on Thursday, 14 February 2013. The closures and parking restrictions will take place from midnight on 13 February until 01h00 on Friday, 15 February.

Road closures for Thursday, 14 February 2013

The following roads will be closed on 14 February 2013 from 17h45 to 19h00 (Temporary closure ±35 minutes):

Photo by Stuart Buchanan

  • Klipper Road, Newlands: from Main Road (M4) to Newlands Avenue
  • Princess Anne Avenue, Newlands: from Newlands Avenue to Union Avenue
  • Newlands Avenue, Newlands: from Dean Street to Princess Anne Avenue
  • Dean Street, Newlands, westbound: from Main Road (M4) to Newlands Avenue
  • M3, Union Avenue, Rhodes Drive, De Waal Drive, city-bound carriageway: from Newlands Avenue to city centre
  • Woolsack Drive, Rondebosch, westbound: between Main Road (M4) and Rhodes Drive (M3)
  • Anzio Road, Observatory: from Main Road (M4) to De Waal Drive (M3)
  • N2, Settlers Way city-bound carriageway: from Main Road (M4) to city centre
  • Nelson Mandela Boulevard (N2) city-bound: from Hospital Bend to Christiaan Barnard (including the Melbourne Road, Roodebloem Road and Searle Street on-ramps) 16h00 to 20h00
  • Nelson Mandela Boulevard: Strand Street off-ramp
  • Hertzog Boulevard inbound: from Nelson Mandela Boulevard to Heerengracht
  • Strand Street: from Russel Street to Adderley Street
  • Strand Street between Long and Adderley Street
  • Adderley Street: from Hans Strijdom Avenue to Wale Street
  • Heerengracht: between Coen Steytler and Hans Strijdom Avenues
  • Wale Street: between Queen Victoria and Adderley Street
  • Bureau Street: between Adderley and Parliament Street
  • Spin Street: between Corporation and Parliament Street
  • Parliament Street, from the gates of Parliament to Longmarket Street
  • Commercial Street: between Plein and Buitenkant Street
  • Plein Street between Roeland and Spin Street 11h00 to 22h00
  • Plein Street: between Roeland and Barrack Street
  • Roeland Street: between Plein and Buitenkant Street
  • Government Avenue
  • Gallery Lane
  • Bouquet Street
  • St John’s Road: between Plein and Vrede Street
  • Closure of Company’s Garden
  • Roads around the Cape Town International Convention Centre, including Coen Steytler Avenue, between 19h30 on Thursday, 14 February and 01h00 on Friday 15, February

Parking restrictions

Parking restrictions in the following areas from midnight (23h59) on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 to 21h00 on Thursday, 14 February 2013:

  • Princess Anne Avenue, Newlands
  • Church Square, corner of Spin and Parliament Street
  • Roeland Street: between Plein and Buitenkant Street
  • Plein Street: between Roeland and Spin Street
  • Spin Street: between Parliament and Plein Street
  • Parliament Street: between Longmarket and Bureau Street
  • Hatfield and St John’s Streets: between Roeland and Orange Street
  • Adderley Street: between Wale Street and Hertzog Boulevard
  • St Mary’s Cathedral parking area: between Bouquet and Roeland Street
  • Gallery Lane
  • Queen Victoria Street
  • Commercial Street
  • Hertzog Boulevard: from Nelson Mandela Boulevard to Heerengracht

Queries

For any queries, contact: Chief Inspector Merle Lourens, media spokesperson: Traffic Services, City of Cape Town, +27 (0)21 812 4570 or +27 (0)72 200 1512.

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