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Road Closures for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

Your guide to road closures and parking restrictions during this major Cape Town race

When athletes take to the streets for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon on Saturday, 4 April 2015, drivers run the risk of being caught in traffic or falling victim to roundabout detours.

To keep abreast of where NOT to drive or park for a smooth-sailing Saturday in Cape Town, check out our overview of road closures and associated timings below.

Note: Road closures and parking restrictions will be in full effect from the wee hours of the morning to midnight on Saturday, 4 April 2015.

ROAD CLOSURES FOR THE 2015 OLD MUTUAL TWO OCEANS ULTRA MARATHON (56KM)

Race Start Time: 6:30am on 4 April 2015

AFFECTED ROADS

CLOSURE TIME

MAIN ROAD, NEWLANDS
Between Klipper Rd and Letterstedt Road, Claremont

4am - 6:45am

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

6:30am - 8:15am

MAIN ROAD: MUIZENBERG TO FISH HOEK
Motorists travelling south and north will be diverted over Boyes Drive to Clairvauz Road and then a stop - go system to Clovelly Road. Traffic travelling to and from Kommetjie / Simon’s Town Roads through Fish Hoek will be diverted via Beach Road

7am - 9:15am

KOMMETJIE ROAD: FISH HOEK
From Main Road to Corsair Way, Sun Valley, motorists to share westbound (direction Kommetjie) lane. Runners use eastbound lane. Drive with caution.

7am - 9:30am

CORSAIR WAY: Sun Valley

7am - 10am

OU KAAPSE WEG
Southbound (direction Fish Hoek) closed between Steenberg and Noordhoek Roads. Northbound traffic diverted via Buller Louw. Stop - go system for both runners and cars from 9:30am. Expect Delays.

7am - 9:30am

NOORDHOEK MAIN ROAD
Northbound lane closed. Traffic to share southbound lane.

7am - 10:30am

SILVERMINE ROAD
From Village Lane to Noordhoek Main Road

7am - 10:30am

CHAPMAN'S PEAK DRIVE
Chapman's Peak Drive will be closed to traffic from 3:30am. Spectators permitted to enter from Hout Bay to the various picnic spots from the Hout Bay side only until 7am.

3:30am - 12pm

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).

7:30am - 11:30am

HOUT BAY ROAD
From Victoria Road Circle to Disa River Road will be  totally closed to traffic. Runners will be in the eastbound lane (direction Constantia Nek).

7:45am - 12pm

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).

7:45am - 12:15pm

RHODES DRIVE: CONSTANTIA NEK TO CANTERBURY ROAD CIRCLE
Both directions

5:30am - 1pm

RHODES DRIVE: CANTERBURY ROAD CIRCLE TO UNION AVE
Traffic may only travel south. Runners will be in lane heading towards Cape Town. Please note that Kirstenbosch Gardens Restaurant will be accessible to the public.

6:30am - 1pm

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. Do note that Rhodes Memorial Restaurant will be accessible to the public.

6:30am - 2pm

Traffic going to the city from the False Bay areas will be diverted through Fish Hoek along Main Road to Kalk Bay and then along Boyes Drive to Lakeside; from there, drivers will be directed to the M3 (the Blue Route).

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:

  • Between Klipper and San Souci Roads
  • 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 Fish Hoek Circle at Main Road (runners will be running towards Sun Valley facing traffic within one lane which will be coned off).

Note that the M3 north-bound lane will remain open to traffic for the duration of the event, and delays can be expected during the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. Motorists are asked to avoid using all roads leading to the race route and to comply with the directions given by traffic officers and marshals. Road signs will be in place during the week leading up to the race, advising of all road closures.

ROAD CLOSURES FOR THE 2015 OLD MUTUAL TWO OCEANS HALF MARATHON (21.1KM)

Race start time: 6am on 4 April 2015

AFFECTED ROADS

CLOSURE TIME

MAIN ROAD, NEWLANDS
Between Klipper Rd and Letterstedt Road, Claremont

4am - 6:45am

PROTEA ROAD
Between Main Road and the M3 NB: There will be no access to the M3 via Protea Road & Newlands Road

5:30am - 6:45am

KENDAL ROAD
Between Spaanschemat River Road & Edison Road

5:30am - 8am

SPAANSCHEMAT RIVER ROAD
From Doorddrift Road to Ladies Mile Extension

5:30am - 8am

LADIES MILE EXTENSION
Between Spaanschemat River Road & Constantia Main Road

6am - 8am

PARISH ROAD, CONSTANTIA

6:15am - 8:30am

SOUTHERN CROSS DRIVE
From Hermina Ave to Rhodes Drive

6:15am – 9am

RHODES DRIVE
From Constantia Nek to Canterbury Road Circle

5:30am - 1pm

RHODES DRIVE
From 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

6:30am - 2pm

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:

  • Between Klipper and San Souci Roads
  • Protea Road from the Main Road to Edinburgh Drive (M3)

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