Cape Town Carnival road closures 2019

Cape Town Carnival

The Cape Town Carnival takes place on Saturday 16 March 2019. Please note that traffic restrictions will be in place and public transport services operating in and along the closed or restricted roads may have some route deviations.

Normal scheduled bus services will be affected by road closures in the Green Point area as well as in the CBD from 14:00 on Saturday 16 March 2019.

Parking restrictions will be enforced in residential areas adjacent to the Fan Walk from 00:00 (midnight) on Friday 15 March 2019 to 01:00 on Sunday 17 March 2019.

Vehicle Access Permits

Vehicle access permit holders can gain access to the following controlled-access vehicle corridors in Somerset Road: Between Upper Portswood and Vesperdene Roads; between Exhibition Terrace and Ashstead Road; between Highfield (including the Son Vida vehicle entrance gate) and Boundary Roads.

Dedicated disability parking has been allocated at Gallows Hill. Only people with an official disability permit from the City will be allowed to park in this dedicated parking area.

Road affected during event – Green Point area

Somerset Road:

  • Granger Bay Boulevard to Ebenezer Road – City inbound carriageway closure – 12:00 – 13:00
  • Granger Bay Blvd to Buitengracht Street – Full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Exhibition Terrace and York Road – Sea Point bound carriageway, left lane only – limited residence access – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Highfield Road and Vesperdene Road – Sea Point bound carriageway, left lane only – limited residence access – 13:00 – 01:00

Main Road:

  • Granger Bay Blvd to Three Anchor Bay Blvd – Resident access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Fritz Sonnenberg:

  • Vlei Road to Granger Bay Blvd – Full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Granger Bay Blvd to A Track – Full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00

Ebenezer Road:

  • Victoria Junction Hotel Parking Entrance to Somerset Road – Full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Port Road to Prestwich Street – Permit holders only – 13:00 – 01:00

Bennett Street:

  • Port Road to Prestwich Street – Permit holders only – 13:00 – 01:00

De Smit Street:

  • Intersection De Smit and Somerset Road – Full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00

Moreland Terrace:

  • Napier Street to Somerset Road – Full closure – 13:00 – 01:00

Napier Street:

  • Jarvis Street to Somerset Road – Full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Prestwich Street to Hospital Street – Full closure – 13:00 – 01:00

Alfred Street:

  • Schiebe Street to Somerset Road – Full closure – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Prestwich Street to Schiebe Street – Access control for Rockwell Hotel guests only – access from Prestwich Street – 16:00 – 01:00
  • Prestwich Street to Hospital Street – Full closure in both direction  (Fri 15 – Sun 17) – 17:00 – 01:00

Hudson Street:

  • Intersection Hudson and Somerset Road – Full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Intersection Hudson and Waterkant Street – Residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Intersection Hudson and Strand Street – Residents access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Dixon Street:

  • Intersection Dixon and Somerset Road – Full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00

Vos Street:

  • Intersection Vos and Strand Street – Resident access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Loader Street:

  • Intersection Loader and Dixon Street – Resident access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Chiappini Street:

  • Prestwich Street to Somerset Road – Full closure in both directions – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Prestwich Street to Hospital Street – One lane restriction – City outbound lane closure only – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Intersection Chiappini and Waterkant Street – Resident access only – 13:00 – 01:00
  • Intersection Chiappini and Strand Street – Resident access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Prestwich Street:

  • Napier Street to Alfred Street – Full closure in both directions (access control for Rockwell Hotel guests only) – 16:00 – 01:00
  • Alfred Street to Chiappini Street – Full closure in both directions – 08:00 – 01:00

Hospital Street:

  • Napier Street to Alfred Street – One lane restriction – City outbound lane – 08:00 – 01:00
  • Alfred Street to Chiappini Street – One lane restriction – City outbound lane – 08:00 – 01:00

Cavalcade Road:

  • York Road to Upper Portswood Road – Resident access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Thornhill Road:

  • York Road to Upper Portswood Road – Resident access only – 13:00 – 01:00

Please CLICK HERE for the list on the website.

The sponsors of the 2019 Cape Town Carnival are Multichoice, the City of Cape Town, the National Department of Arts and Culture, the National Lotteries Commission, Kfm, the Western Cape Government, Tsogo Sun, Media24, the Western Cape Tourism, Trade & Investment Agency (Wesgro), Business and Arts South Africa (BASA), Peninsula Beverages, and Gearhouse.

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