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2019 Cape Town Carnival road closures

The closures will affect bus services in the Green Point area as well as in the city centre from 2pm on the day.

FILE: Cape Town Carnival shows off different creative floats. Picture: Cindy Archillies/EWN

CAPE TOWN – The Cape Town Carnival takes place on 16 March 2019 and organisers have released the planned road closures for the event.

The closures will affect bus services in the Green Point area as well as in the city centre from 2pm on the day.

Parking restrictions will be enforced in residential areas adjacent to the Fan Walk from midnight on 15 March 2019 to 1am on 17 March 2019.

Roads affected during event – Green Point area

Somerset Road:

• Granger Bay Boulevard to Ebenezer Road – City inbound carriageway closure – 12:00 – 13:00
• Granger Bay Blvd to Buitengracht Street - Full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00
• Exhibition Terrace and York Road - Sea Point bound carriageway, left lane only - limited residence access – 13:00 – 01:00
• Highfield Road and Vesperdene Road - Sea Point bound carriageway, left lane only - limited residence access - 13:00 - 01:00

Main Road:

• Granger Bay Blvd to Three Anchor Bay Blvd - Resident access only - 13:00 - 01:00

Fritz Sonnenberg:

• Vlei Road to Granger Bay Blvd - Full closure in both directions - 13:00 - 01:00
• Granger Bay Blvd to A Track - Full closure in both directions - 13:00 - 01:00

Ebenezer Road:

• Victoria Junction Hotel Parking Entrance to Somerset Road - Full closure in both directions - 13:00 - 01:00
• Port Road to Prestwich Street – Permit holders only - 13:00 - 01:00

Bennett Street:

• Port Road to Prestwich Street – Permit holders only - 13:00 - 01:00

De Smit Street:

• Intersection De Smit and Somerset Road - Full closure in both directions - 13:00 - 01:00

Moreland Terrace:

• Napier Street to Somerset Road - Full closure - 13:00 - 01:00

Napier Street:

• Jarvis Street to Somerset Road - Full closure in both directions - 13:00 - 01:00
• Prestwich Street to Hospital Street – Full closure - 13:00 - 01:00

Alfred Street:

• Schiebe Street to Somerset Road – Full closure - 13:00 - 01:00
• Prestwich Street to Schiebe Street - Access control for Rockwell Hotel guests only - access from Prestwich Street - 16:00 - 01:00
• Prestwich Street to Hospital Street - Full closure in both direction (Fri 15 – Sun 17) - 17:00 - 01:00

Hudson Street:

• Intersection Hudson and Somerset Road - Full closure in both directions - 13:00 - 01:00
• Intersection Hudson and Waterkant Street – Residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00
• Intersection Hudson and Strand Street - Residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Dixon Street:

• Intersection Dixon and Somerset Road – Full closure in both directions - 13:00 – 01:00

Vos Street:

• Intersection Vos and Strand Street – Resident access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Loader Street:

• Intersection Loader and Dixon Street – Resident access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Chiappini Street:

• Prestwich Street to Somerset Road - Full closure in both directions - 13:00 – 01:00
• Prestwich Street to Hospital Street - One lane restriction - City outbound lane closure only - 13:00 - 01:00
• Intersection Chiappini and Waterkant Street - Resident access only - 13:00 - 01:00
• Intersection Chiappini and Strand Street - Resident access only - 13:00 - 01:00

Prestwich Street:

• Napier Street to Alfred Street - Full closure in both directions (access control for Rockwell Hotel guests only) - 16:00 - 01:00
• Alfred Street to Chiappini Street - Full closure in both directions - 08:00 - 01:00

Hospital Street:

• Napier Street to Alfred Street - One lane restriction - City outbound lane - 08:00 - 01:00
• Alfred Street to Chiappini Street - One lane restriction - City outbound lane - 08:00 - 01:00

Cavalcade Road:

• York Road to Upper Portswood Road - Resident access only - 13:00 - 01:00

Thornhill Road:

• York Road to Upper Portswood Road - Resident access only - 13:00 - 01:00

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