Cape Argus Blog: This Weekend’s Road Closures


If you’re planning a leisurely peninsula drive this weekend, or want watch the high-drama of Sunday’s Cape Argus (or the Giro del Capo time trial on Saturday), be prepared for road closures and delays as the cyclists – 35,000 on Sunday! – take to the streets.

Residents on the Cycle Tour route are also affected. The Cycle Tour organizers have appealed to all residents in affected areas to use side streets and designated areas for parking.

Start planning your weekend in advance! Here are the scheduled road closures:

  • (Click here for street maps).
  • SATURDAY, 11 MARCH 2006

Foreshore, Cape Town CBD

Roads: Hertzog Boulevard, Outbound carriageway between Heerengracht and Oswald Pirow
Time: Saturday 16h00 – Sunday 11h30

Green Point

Roads: Western Boulevard, Beach Road to Green Point Circle (city-bound carriageway)
Time: Saturday 16h00 – Sunday 18h30

  • SUNDAY, 12 MARCH 2006


Roads: Hertzog Boulevard, Both carriageways between Heerengracht and Eastern Boulevard (N2)
Time: 00h01 – 11h30

Roads: Heerengracht, Both carriageways between Hans Strijdom Ave (Fountain Circle) to Coen Steytler Avenue
Time: 04h00 – 11h30

Woodstock, University Estate

Roads: De Waal Drive (M3), Outbound between Roodebloem Rd and Hospital Bend. Traffic will be diverted to Main Road.
Time: 06h00 – 11h45


Roads: Eastern Boulevard (N2) Southbound
Time: 06h00 – 11h45

Hospital Bend (N2, M3) Interchange

Roads: Settlers Way (N2) to M3 (Muizenberg) ramp Southbound
Time: 06h00 – 11h45

Roads: M3 on ramp from Groote Schuur Hospital (Southbound)
Time: 06h00 – 11h45

Mowbray, Rondebosch, Newlands, Claremont, Bishops Court




Roads: M3 (Rhodes Drive, Union Ave, Paradise, Edinburgh Drive) Southbound, including all on-ramps between Table Bay Boulevard up to Trovato Link
Time: 06h00 – 11h45

Wynberg, Constantia, Tokai

Roads: M3 Freeway (Blue Route), Southbound, including all on-ramps between Trovato link and Steenberg Road
Time: 06h00 – 12h15


Roads: Steenberg Road (M42), M3 off-ramp to Main Road
Time: 06h15 – 12h15

Tokai, Lakeside, Muizenberg, False Bay coast to Cape Point, Scarborough

Roads: Main Road (M4) NB: Northbound and Southbound
o 06h15 -12h15: Steenberg Road to Boyes Drive
o 06h15 – 12h30: Boyes Drive to Atlantic Road
o 06h15 – 12h50: Atlantic Road to Fish Hoek Traffic Circle
o 06h30 – 13h00: Fish Hoek Traffic Circle to Glen Road, Glencairn
o 06h30 – 13h15: Glen Road to Simon’s Town
o 06h45 – 14h30: Simon’s Town to entrance of Cape Point Nature Reserve
o 07h00 – 14h30: Entrance of Cape Point Nature Reserve (M4) to Perdekloof (M65)
o 07h00 – 15h00: Perdekloof to Sweet Water

Cape Point, Scarborough, Kommetjie, Ocean View

Roads: Slangkop Road (M82), Sweet Water to Kommetjie Road (M65)
Time: 07h00 – 15h00

Kommetjie, Ocean View, Masiphumelele

Roads: Kommetjie Road (M65), Slangkop Road to Glencairn Expressway (M6)
Time: 07h00 – 15h30

Noordhoek, Sun Valley

Roads: Ou Kaapseweg Ext. (M64), Kommetjie Road (M65) to Noordhoek Road (M6)
Time: 07h00 – 15h30

Noordhoek, Sun Valley

Roads: Noordhoek Road (M6), Ou Kaapseweg Ext. (M64) to base of Chapman’s Peak Drive
Time: 07h00 – 16h00

Noordhoek, Hout Bay

Roads: Chapman’s Peak Drive (M6), Noordhoek Rd (M6) to Princess Rd
Time: 07h00 – 16h30

Hout Bay, Llandudno

Roads: Princess Road (M90), Chapman’s Peak Drive to Victoria Ave (M6) Hout Bay
Time: 07h15 – 16h30

Hout Bay, Llandudno, Camps Bay, Bakoven

Roads: Victoria Road (M6) Northbound and Southbound, Princess Road (M90) Hout Bay to Camps Bay
Time: 07h30 – 17h00

Camps Bay, Bantry Bay and Clifton

07h30 – 17h30: Victoria Road (M6) Northbound and Southbound Houghton Rd to Camps Bay Drive
05h00 – 17h45: Camps Bay Drive to Meadway

Camps Bay, Clifton, Bantry Bay

Roads: Victoria Road (M6) North and Southbound, The Meadway to Lower Kloof Road
Time: 07h30 – 17h45

Camps Bay, Clifton, Bantry Bay

Roads: Victoria Road (M6), Northbound and Southbound, Lower Kloof Road to Queens Road, Sea Point
Time: 04h00 – 17h45

Bantry Bay, Sea Point

Roads: Queens Road (M6), Victoria Road to Beach Road
Time: 06h00 – 17h45

Sea Point, Green Point & Mouille Point

Beach Road closures:

06h00 – 18h30: Beach Road (M6) City bound carriageway – Queens Rd circle to St Johns Road
04h00 – 18h30: Beach Road (M6) City bound carriageway – St Johns Road to Arthurs Road
07h30 – 18h30: Beach Road (M6) City bound carriageway – Arthurs Rd to Western Boulevard (M6)

Green Point

Roads: Fritz Sonnenberg between Stadium Road and Green Point Circle
Time: 05h00 – 18h30

Green Point

04h00 – 18h30: Western Boulevard (M6) – Sea Point bound from Green Point Circle to Beach Road
Saturday 16h00 – Sunday 18h30: Western Boulevard (M6) – City bound from Beach Rd to Green Point