UPDATED!! 2019 Cape Town Carnival Road Closure Schedule

UPDATED!! 2019 Cape Town Carnival Road Closure Schedule - Surge Zirc SA
A lady photographed in a carnival attire / Photo file: News24

Whao!!! Cape Town annual carnival is here again, slated to hold in Green Point come this Saturday, guess what, the colorful event will shut-down a whole lot of road from 12:00 on Saturday until 01:00 the next morning.

To transport operators in the said areas, please take note, restrictions on public transport services along the affected areas is sure. So you may plan on how to use alternative routs ahead of time, as the dance and shakes will not allow easy flow of motorists.

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For parking along the affected areas, you must expect restrictions in residential areas adjacent to Fan Walk from midnight on Friday, March 15 to 01:00 on Sunday, March 17 2019 respectively.

Follow the schedule below to know affected roads and when exactly they will be shut-down for a smooth flow of the Carnival.

Somerset Road:

– Granger Bay Boulevard to Ebenezer Road – city inbound carriageway closure – 12:00 – 13:00

– Granger Bay Boulevard 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 and Vesperdene roads – Sea Point-bound carriageway, left lane only – limited residence access – 13:00 – 01:00

Main Road:

– Granger Bay to Three Anchor Bay Boulevard – residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Fritz Sonnenberg:

– Vlei Road to Granger Bay Boulevard – full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00

– Granger Bay Boulevard 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, March 15 – Sun, March 17) – 17:00 – 01:00

Hudson Street:

– Intersection of Hudson Street and Somerset Road – full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00

– Intersection Hudson and Waterkant streets – residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00

– Intersection Hudson and Strand streets – residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Dixon Street:

– Intersection Dixon Street and Somerset Road – full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00

Vos Street:

– Intersection Vos and Strand streets – residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Loader Street:

– Intersection Loader and Dixon streets – residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Chiappini Street:

– Prestwich Street to Somerset Road – full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00

– Prestwich to Hospital streets – one lane restriction – city outbound lane closure only – 13:00 – 01:00

– Intersection Chiappini and Waterkant streets -residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00

– Intersection Chiappini and Strand streets – residents 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 to Chiappini streets – full closure in both directions – 08:00 – 01:00

Hospital Street:

– Napier to Alfred streets – One lane restriction – city outbound lane – 08:00 – 01:00

– Alfred to Chiappini streets – One lane restriction – city outbound lane – 08:00 – 01:00

Cavalcade Road:

– York to Upper Portswood roads – residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Thornhill Road:

– York to Upper Portswood roads – residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Source: Twitter, News24


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