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Motorists Warned Of Road Closures For Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg

The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) has taken measures to ensure the safety of both cyclists and motorists.

Motorists in Johannesburg are advised to be aware of road closures due to the upcoming Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg cycling race.

The event, taking place on Sunday, will see thousands of cyclists participating, with the race starting and finishing at the FNB Stadium in Soweto.

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The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) has taken measures to ensure the safety of both cyclists and motorists.

Officers will be stationed at various points along the route to manage traffic flow and provide assistance.

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Several areas in Johannesburg can expect to be affected by the road closures. These include Diepkloof, Orlando West, Riverlea, Selby, Braamfontein, Parktown, Kyalami, Lonehill, Parkwood, Sunninghill, Douglasdale, Fourways, Ormonde, and Nasrec.

Motorists should take note that Nasrec Road, N1 South, Main Reef Road, M1 North, M1 South, Woodmead Drive, Witkoppen Road, Alexandra Avenue, Grosvender Road, Braamfischer Drive, and Jan Smuts Avenue are among the routes that will be impacted.

JMPD spokesperson Xolani Fihla urges residents and the public to exercise caution and patience during the race.

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He also advises road users to familiarize themselves with the traffic management plan for the day in order to plan their routes accordingly.

For more information on the road closures and alternative routes, motorists can visit the official website of the Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg or contact the JMPD.

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Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise for SurgeZirc SA
Keitumetse Modise is a passionate and dedicated local news writer who brings the latest news and updates from your community straight to your doorstep. With years of experience in journalism, Keitumetse has established herself as a reliable source of information, covering a wide range of topics that matter to you.
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