Here’s what you need to know about the Cape Town Cycle Tour

Here’s what you need to know about the Cape Town Cycle Tour

The Cape Town Cycle Tour is happening this weekend, and we have all the information you need whether you are participating in the tour, a visitor, or a resident.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THE WEEKEND?

This weekend, temporary road closures will be in place in the CBD and southern suburbs to accommodate the Cape Town Cycle Tour.

Road closures will be in place on both Saturday and Sunday in the city bowl and southern suburbs.

Some roads will also be closed around Cape Town Stadium for the pre-race expo and registration from Thursday.

ROADS AROUND CAPE TOWN STADIUM CLOSED:

Cape Town Stadium closures from Thursday 10 March

In addition to the road closures on Saturday and Sunday, some roads will be closed around the Cape Town Stadium to accommodate the Cycle Expo and Registration days from Thursday.

The following roads near Cape Town Stadium will be closed daily from 6:00 until 20:00 from Thursday 10 March until Saturday 12 March 2022:

  • Fritz Sonnenberg Road
  • P3 and McDonalds Driveway
  • Stephan Way
  • Bay Road
  • Helen Suzman Boulevard
  • Vlei Road

Road users are requested to plan their routes accordingly.

The organisers of the Cape Town Cycle Tour have urged all residents in Muizenberg, St James, Kalk Bay, Clifton, Bantry Bay, and Sea Point (including Victoria Road and Beach Road) not to park along the Main Road.

Please use alternative side roads or designated parking areas.

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WHAT ROADS WILL BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY?

Road closures for Saturday 12 March 2022

The following road closures will be in place on Saturday 12 March:

Cape Town CBD:

  • Castle Street between Strand Street & Darling Street from Saturday 14:00 until Sunday 14:30
  • Darling Street between Lower Plein & Buitenkant Street from Saturday 15:00 until Sunday 14:30
  • Corporation Street between Darling Street and Longmarket Street from Saturday 21:00 until Sunday 11:30
  • Parade Street between Darling Street and Caledon Street Saturday from Saturday 21:00 until Sunday 11:30
  • Strand Street & Newmarket Street between Lower Plein Street & Russel Road from Saturday 21:00 until Sunday 11:30
  • Nelson Mandela Boulevard incoming Strand Street off-ramp from Saturday from Saturday 21:00 until Sunday 11:30

Green Point area:

  • Helen Suzman Boulevard from Beach Road to Traffic Circle (City-bound carriageway) from Saturday 14:00 until Sunday 21:00
  • Bill Peters Drive at Bay Road (local access only) from Saturday 14:00 until Sunday 21:00

Noordhoek, Hout Bay:

  • Chapman’s Peak Drive (M6) and Noordhoek Road (M6) to Princess Street from Saturday 18:00 until Sunday 18:00

WHAT ROADS WILL BE CLOSED ON SUNDAY?

Road closures for Sunday 13 March 2022

The following road closures will be in place on Sunday 13 March 2022:

Cape Town CBD:

  • Strand Street & Newmarket Street between Adderley Street & Russel Road from 4:00 until 11:30
  • Buitenkant Street between Darling Street and Caledon Street from 4:00 until 11:30
  • Darling Street between Adderley Street & Buitenkant Street from 4:00 until 14:30
  • Lower Plein Street between Strand Street and Darling Street from 4:00 until 14:30

Woodstock, University Estate:

  • Phillip Kgosana Drive (M3) Outbound between Roodebloem Road and Hospital Bend. Traffic will be diverted to Main Road from 05:30 until 12:30

CBD, Woodstock:

  • Nelson Mandela Boulevard (N2) Eastbound from 5:30 until 12:30
  • Hospital Bend (N2, M3) Interchange
  • Settlers Way (N2) to Muizenberg (M3) ramp (Southbound) from 5:30 until 12:30
  • M3 on-ramp from Groote Schuur Hospital from 5:30 until 12:30

Cape Point, Scarborough, Kommetjie, Ocean View:

  • Slangkop Road (M82) from 6:45 until 15:00
  • Soetwater to Kommetjie Road (M65) from 6:45 until 15:00

Kommetjie, Ocean View, Masipumelele:

  • Kommetjie Road (M65) from 6:45 until 15:30
  • Slangkop Road to Ou Kaapse Weg Extension from 6:45 until 15:30

Noordhoek, Sun Valley:

  • Ou Kaapse Weg Extension (M64) from 6:45 until 15:30
  • Kommetjie Road (M65) to Noordhoek MainRoad from 06:45 until 15:30
  • Noordhoek Main Road (M6) from 6:45am until 16:00
  • Ou Kaapse Weg Extension (M64) to base of Chapman’s Peak Drive from 06:45 until 16:00

Mowbray, Rondebosch, Newlands, Claremont, Bishopscourt:

  • M3 (Rhodes Drive, Union Avenue, Paradise Road, Edinburgh Drive) Southbound from 6:00 until 12:30
  • Including all on-ramps between Nelson Mandela Boulevard up to Trovato Link

Wynberg, Constantia, Tokai:

  • M3 Freeway (Blue Route) Southbound, including all on-ramps between Trovato Link and Steenberg Road from 6:00 until 12:30

Tokai

  • Steenberg Road (M42) from 6:15 until 12:30
  • M3 off-ramp to Main Road from 6:15 until 12:30

Tokai, Lakeside, Muizenberg and False Bay Coast to Cape Point and Scarborough:

  • Main Road (M4) – Between Steenberg Road & Clairvaux Road from 6:15 until 12:30
  • Main Road (M4) – Clairvaux Road to Fish Hoek Traffic Circle from 5:45 until 12:50
  • Main Road (M4) – Fish Hoek Traffic Circle to Glen Road, Glencairn from 5:45 until 13:00
  • Main Road (M4) – Glen Road to Simon’s Town from 5:50 until 13:15
  • Main Road (M4) – Simon’s Town to entrance of Cape Point Nature Reserve from 6:00 until 14:30
  • Main Road (M4) – Entrance of Cape Point Nature Reserve (M4) to Perdekloof (M65) from 6:15 until 14:30
  • Main Road (M4) – Perdekloof to Soetwater from 6:30 until 15:00

Hout Bay, Llandudno, Camps Bay, Bakoven:

  • Victoria Road (M6) – Northbound and Southbound from 7:00 until 17:30
  • Princess Street, Hout Bay, to Camps Bay from 7:00 until 17:30

Camps Bay, Bantry Bay and Clifton:

  • Victoria Road (M6) – Northbound and Southbound between Houghton Road and Camps Bay Drive from 7:30 until 17:30
  • Victoria Road (M6) Northbound and Southbound between Camps Bay Drive and The Meadway from 7:30am until 17:45
  • Victoria Road (M6) – North and Southbound between The Meadway to Lower Kloof Road from 7:30 until 17:45
  • Victoria Road (M6) – Northbound and Southbound between Lower Kloof Road to Queens Road in Sea Point from 7:15 until 17:45

Bantry Bay, Sea Point:

  • Queens Road (M6) from 6:00 until 18:30
  • Victoria Road to Beach Road from 6:00 until 18:30

Sea Point, Green Point & Mouille Point:

  • Beach Road (M6) – City bound carriageway between Queens Road Circle to St Johns Road from 5:00 until 18:30
  • Beach Road (M6) – City bound carriageway between St Johns Road to Helen Suzman Boulevard (M6) from 5:00 until 18:30
  • Beach Road and Beach Road towards Fritz Sonnenberg Road from 5:00 until 18:30

Green Point area:

  • Fritz Sonnenberg Road between Beach Road and Granger Bay Boulevard, Green Point Circle (controlled access point) from 7:30 until 19:30
  • Bill Peters Drive at Bay Road (local access only) from Saturday 14:00 until Sunday 21:00
  • Helen Suzman Boulevard (M6) eastbound from Beach Road to Green Point Traffic Circle from Saturday 14:00 until Sunday 21:00

You can also visit the Cape Town Cycle Tour website for a detailed list of road closures.

WEATHER EXPECTED FOR THE WEEKEND:

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Race day – 13 March 2022 – is just around the corner. Before you pin the race number to your jersey, please pay special attention to this important information.

REGISTRATION AND EXPO:

Riders can collect their race packs from the DHL Stadium on the following dates:

  • Thursday, 10 March 2022, 9:30am – 7pm
  • Friday, 11 March 2022, 9am – 7pm
  • Saturday, 12 March 2022, 9am – 4pm

WHAT YOU NEED TO ENTER REGISTRATION:

Racetec Chip (optional), ID, Proof of Vaccination or Negative Rapid Antigen Test, Race Number & Mask.

Read More about Registration here

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