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Cape Town Carnival: Road closures 24/25 March

The Cape Town Carnival, once regarded as a relic of Apartheid policy, is back with a vengeance, and fast becoming part of Capetonian identity.

Unfortunately, as with all public fun, it comes with road disruption.

Road closures Saturday, March 24, 2012 – Sunday, March 25, 2012

Somerset Road CBD bound carriageway, at the intersection of Ashtead Road and Somerset Road (Saturday and Sunday morning) 03h00 – 05h00

Prestwich Street, Alfred Street and Chiappini Street 10h00 – 01h00

Chiappini Street, Prestwich Street and Somerset Road 10h00 – 01h00

Somerset Road, intersection of Buitengracht Street and Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Chiappini Street Battery Centre and Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Hudson Street Harley Davidson and Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Dixon Street Cubana and Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Alfred Street Schiebe Street and Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Napier Street Sacred Heart Church and Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Napier Street BP and Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Moreland Street Napier Street and Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Cobern Street Intersection Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Liddle Street Intersection Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Die Smit Street KFC and Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Ebenezer Road Prestwich Street and Somerset Road 14h00 – 01h00

Main Road Intersection of Granger Bay Boulevard and Main Road (CBD bound carriageway) 14h00 – 01h00

Highfield Road Highfield Street and Somerset Road (limited access from 14h00-17h00) 14h00 – 01h00

Boundary Road Intersection Somerset Road (limited access from 14h00-17h00) 14h00 – 01h00

Wessels Road Intersection Somerset Road (limited access from 14h00-17h00) 14h00 – 01h00

Wessels Road Intersection Somerset Road (limited access from 14h00-17h00) 14h00 – 01h00

Exhibition Ter Intersection Main Road (limited access from 14h00-17h00) 14h00 – 01h00

Ashtead Road Intersection Main Road (limited access from 14h00-17h00) 14h00 – 01h00

Granger Bay Boulevard, Helen Suzman Boulevard traffic circle to Main Road 14h00 – 01h00

Somerset Road Highfield Street and Vesperdene Road, Seapoint bound carriageway 14h00 – 01h00

Main Road Seapoint bound carriageway between Upper Portswood Road and York Road 14h00 – 01h00

Main Road Varneys Road and Granger Bay Boulevard CBD bound carriageway (vehicles needing to access car park behind ultra liquor can do so) 17h00 – 01h00

Main Road Varneys Road and Granger Bay Boulevard CBD bound carriageway, curb side lane and parking bays (Sunday morning) 01h00-09h00

No stopping Saturday, March 24, 2012 – Sunday, March 25, 2012

Somerset Road/Main Road Somerset Road/Main Road 01h00-01h00

Prestwich Street Bennet Street and Napier Street (East curb side parking bays) 06h00-01h00

Prestwich Street Ebenezer Road and Bennet Street (Both curb sides) 06h00-01h00

Waterkant Street Highfield Street and Chiappini Street 12h00-01h00

Upper Portswood Road Main Road and Thornhill Road 12h00-01h00

Cavalcade Road York Road and Upper Portswood Road 12h00-01h00

York Road Norman Road and Main Road 12h00-01h00

Helen Suzman Boulevard, Seapoint bound carriageway between Vlei Road and York Road (all embayments) 12h00-01h00

Somerset Road CBD bound carriageway between York Road and Varneys Road 14h00-01h00

Moreland Ter Somerset Road and Napier Street 14h00-01h00

Napier Street Prestwich Street and Hospital Street 14h00-01h00

Exhibition Ter Up to Main Road 14h00-01h00

Ashtead Road Norman Road and Main Road 14h00-01h00

Hospital Street between Napier Street and Alfred Street East curb side bays 13h00-18h00

Free MyCiti Bus services: Free buses will depart from the Civic Centre bus station to the Stadium every 10 minutes from 18h00 – 01h00.

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Mar 23, 2012Cape Town Tourism, News