ROAD CLOSURES: Jacobus Smit Avenue (Between Birbeck and Cronin Road), Gerrit Schouten Avenue (At Hereengracht Guest House), Waterworks Street (Between Jacobus Smit and Reservoir Roads) and Birbeck Avenue.
Sol Plaatje Municipality hereby serves notice of intent to close the Jacobus Smit Avenue (Between Birbeck and Cronin Road), Gerrit Schouten Avenue, (At Hereengracht Guest House), Waterworks Street (Between Jacobus Smit and Reservoir Roads) and Birbeck Avenue.
Roads will be closed from 10 January 2020 to 11 January 2020. You are humbly requested to obey the road traffic sign and avoid this area for your own safety.
We thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation
Via Sol Plaatje Municipality
INFO via DFA Newspaper:
RESIDENTS and employees living and working in the area that will be affected by the road closures around Tafel Lager Park stadium this weekend for the ANC’S 108th anniversary celebrations will receive permits to allow them access to their businesses & homes.
Major road arteries around the stadium will be closed to traffic from Friday at 6pm until Saturday at 6pm.
Entrances to the North Cape Mall will also be closed to the general public.
It has not been indicated if visitors staying at guest houses in the area, or clients who have made prior appointments at hairdressers, beauty salons, dietitians and optometrists in the area will be given access.
While gym members have been advised to present their membership cards at the roadblocks, the police have not advised whether they will be guaranteed entry, or if pedestrians and cyclists will be permitted to use the closed roads as a thoroughfare.
The roads around Tafel Lager Park will be closed on Friday at 6pm. This includes Jacobus Smit avenue, between Birbeck avenue and Cronin road.
On Saturday, the four-way intersection at Gerrit Schouten Way and Jacobus Smit Avenue, as well as Waterworks Street between Jacobus Smit Avenue and Reservoir Road, will be closed from 6am until 6pm for the event.
The police advised that the following road closures were applicable from January 10 at 6pm until January 11 at 6pm:
- Corner Jacobus Smit and Cronin streets
- Hayston and Jacobus Smit streets
- Waterworks and Reservoir streets
- Jacobus Smit, Duvenhage and Groote Schuur streets
- Nooitgedacht street
- North Cape Mall Entrance 01
- North Cape Mall Entrance 02
- William Gasson and Birbeck Avenue
- Corner Reservoir and William Gasson streets
- Meyer Street