Here are all the road closures for the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon happening this Saturday 4 April 2015.

FUN RUNS (FRIDAY 3 APRIL)

Start times:            

  • 5.6 km – 11am
  • 2.1 km – 13:30 pm

ROAD

CLOSURE TIME

M3 – Union Avenue Newlands Forest Fire Station Entrance 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. Please note – Rhodes Memorial Restaurant will be accessible to the public 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Princess Anne Avenue Access to and from M3 Northbound closed 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

 

ROAD CLOSURES FOR 21 KM (SATURDAY 4 APRIL)

Half-marathon start times:

  • A-C: 5:50 am
  • D: 6 am
  • E: 6:10 am

 

ROAD

CLOSURE TIME

Main Road, Newlands Between Klipper Rd and Letterstedt Road, Claremont 3:30 am – 6:45 am
Protea Road Between Main Road and the M3 NB: There will be no access to the M3 via Protea Road & Newlands Road 5:30 am – 6:45 am
Paradise Road Protea Road to Edinburgh Drive 5:30 am – 6:45 am
M3 Southbound From Princess Anne Ave to Ladies Mile 5:30 am – 8 am
Kendal Road Between Spaanschemat River Road & Edison Road 5:30 am – 8 am
Spaanschemat River Road From Doorddrift Road to Ladies Mile Extension 5:30 am – 8 am
Ladies Mile Extension Between Spaanschemat River Road & Constantia Main Road 6:15 am – noon
Parish Street, Constantia 6:15 am – noon
Southern Cross Drive From Brommersvlei Rd to Rhodes Drive 6:15 am – 12:30 pm
Rhodes Drive Constantia Main Road to Canterbury Drive 5:30 am – 1 pm
Rhodes Drive Canterbury Drive to Union Avenue 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 6:30 am – 1 pm
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. Please note – Rhodes Memorial Restaurant will be accessible to the public 6:30 am – 2 pm
Princess Anne Avenue Access to and from M3 Northbound closed 6:30 am – 2 pm

 

ROAD CLOSURES FOR 56 KM  (SATURDAY 4 APRIL)

Start time: 6:30 am

No spectators on Ou Kaapse Weg, no exception.

ROAD

CLOSURE TIME

Main Road: Newlands Between Klipper Rd and Letterstedt Road, Claremont 3:30 am – 6:45 am
Ladies Mile Extension Between Spaanschemat River Road & Constantia Main Road 6:15 am – noon
Parish Street, Constantia 6:15 am – noon
Southern Cross Drive From Brommersvlei Rd to Rhodes Drive 6:15 am – 12:30 pm
Rhodes Drive Constantia Main Road to Canterbury Drive 5:30 am – 1 pm
Rhodes Drive Canterbury Drive to Union Avenue 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 6:30 am – 1 pm
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. Please note – Rhodes Memorial Restaurant will be accessible to the public 6:30 am – 2 pm
Princess Anne Avenue Access to and from M3 Northbound closed 6:30 am – 2 pm
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 5:30 am – 7:15 am
Main Road: Plumstead to Muizenberg Gabriel Rd to Atalantic Rd – Southbound lane (direction Muizenberg) closed, traffic diverted over Boyes Drive 6:30 am – 8:15 am
Main Road: Muizenberg to Kalk Bay to Fish Hoek Motorists travelling south & north will be diverted over Boyes Drive to Clairvaux Road and then a stop-go system to Clovelly Road between 05h00 and 10h15. Traffic travelling to and from Kommetjie / Simonstown Roads through Fish Hoek will be diverted via Beach Road 7 am – 9:15 am
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. 7 am – 9:30 am
Corsair Way: Sun Valley Kommetjie Road to Frigate Crescent. Both lanes closed 7 am – 10 am
Frigate Cresent Corsair Way to Chebec Crescent 7 am – 10 am
Ou Kaapse Weg Northbound (direction Cape Town) closed between Noordhoek and Steenberg Roads. Northbound traffic to use Main Road. Stop/Go system for both runners and cars from 07h30. Expect delays. 7:30 am – 11 am
Steenberg Road From Ou Kaapse Weg to Tokai Road – Northbound lane closed. Southbound Traffic only. 8 am – 11:15 am
Orpen Road and Spaanschemat River Road From Tokai Road to Ladies Mile Road – Northbound lane closed. Southbound Traffic only. 8 am – 11:45 am

Spectators to please obey all officials and marshalls and be aware of traffic when supporting the runners. Do not stand in roadways where vehicles are travelling.

Traffic proceeding 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 Blue Route (M3).

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:

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

Detours

  • Traffic from Hout Bay will be directed in via Pagasvlei Road and Spaanschemat River Road to the M3 and Constantia Road and then to Claremont and Wynberg via Alphen hill Road (Victoria Hospital) between 5:30 am and 8 am
  • Traffic to Hout Bay will be directed from Edison Road and Ladies Mile Roads to Spaanschemat River Road and Pagasvlei Road to Constantia Road between 5:30 am and 8 am.

Please note that the M3 Northbound Carriageway right lane between Rhodes Drive and UCT will remain open to traffic for the duration of the event.

Delays can be expected for the duration of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. We appeal to motorists to avoid using roads leading to the race route. Please comply with the directions given by traffic officers and marshals. Road signs will be in place during the week prior to the race, advising motorists of the road closures.

 

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