Motorists are urged to find another route, as Baden Powell Drive is closed off in both directions between Japhta K Masemola and Walter Sisulu Drive. A large tent is currently sitting across the roadway and blocking traffic.
According to a Tweet from the City of CT Alerts, the roadway is closed off due to protest action. It is believed the protesters erected the tent in the middle of Baden Powell. Police are on the scene, and motorists are advised to avoid the area.
Protesting on Baden Powell Dr / Japhta K Masemola Rd / Walter Sisulu Rd. Baden Powell Dr closed in both directions.
— City of CT Alerts (@CityofCTAlerts) September 4, 2020
#ProtestAction Baden Powell drive, Khayelitsha closed off with a big tent erected in middle of road. Police on scene. Please avoid the area. @EWNTraffic @BokRadio @netstartraffic @1SecondLater @SALTruckers @MARIUSBROODRYK Warning LANGUAGE!! pic.twitter.com/JIoH6sXpVs
— BOSBEER.COM (@BOSBEER2006) September 4, 2020
— EWN Traffic (@EWNTraffic) September 4, 2020
This is a developing story.
Picture: twitter / TrafficSA