Residents of the Scenic South Peninsula will once again be affected by road closures this coming Easter weekend when the annual Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon takes place. Instead of hopping into your car, adding to the traffic chaos while over 20 000 runners pound the tarmac, take the time to socialise with friends and fellow residents cheering on the athletes from the sidewalk!

Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon 56km Road Closures

Notice is hereby given that the following roads will be closed on Easter Saturday 07 April 2012

START TIME: 56KM = 06H25



Main Road,Newlands
Between Klipper Rd and Letterstedt Road, Claremont


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


Main Road: Muizenberg to Fish Hoek
Motorists travelling south and north will be diverted over Boyes Drive to Clairvauz Road and then a stop – go system to Clovelly Road. traffic travelling to and from Kommetjoe / Simonstown Roads through Fish Hoek will be diverted via Beach Road


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.


Corsair Way: Sun Valley


Ou Kaapse Weg
Southbound (direction Fish Hoek) closed between Steenberg and Noordhoek Roads. Northbound traffic diverted via Buller Louw. Stop/Go system for both runners and cars from 09h30. Expect Delays.


Noordhoek Main Road
Northbound lane closed. Traffic to share southbound lane.


Silvermine Road
From Village Lane to Noordhoek Main Road


Chapman’s Peak Drive
Chapman’s Peak Drive will be closed to traffic from 03h30. Spectators permitted to enter from Hout Bay to the various picnic spots from the Hout Bay side only until 07h00.M.


Hout Bay Main Road
Fom Chapman’s Peak to Victoria Road Circle. Traffic coming into Hout Bay will be detoured away from Victoria Road Circle to Valley and then Disa River Roads. Runners will be on the northbound lane (direction Cape Town).


Hout Bay Road
From Victoria Road Circle to Disa River Road Totally closed to traffic. Runners will be eastbound lane (direction Constantia Nek) i.e. their left


Hout Bay Road
From Disa River Road to Constantia Nek A convoy system for motorists will operate under the direction of the traffic department. Runners will be in eastbound lane (direction Constantia Nek) i.e. their left.


Rhodes Drive: Constantia Nek to Canterbury Road Circle
Both directions


Rhodes Drive: Canterbury Road Circle to Union Ave
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.


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.


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:

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

Please note that the M3 Nothbound lane 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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