#SONA2017: Don’t Get Stuck In Traffic, Here Are Road Closures Around Parliament

CAPE TOWN – Ahead of the 2017 State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Thursday, the City of Cape Town has issued an advisory of planned road closures around Parliament and other areas in the city.

Road closures between 06:00 to 23:59

  • Government Avenue
  • Wale Street westbound between Queen Victoria Street and Bureau Street
  • Bureau Street between Adderley Street and Parliament Street
  • Parliament Street from the gates of Parliament to about 35m before Longmarket Street (excluding the parking garage situated in Parliament Street)
  • Spin Street between Plein Street and Parliament Street
  • Mostert Street between Plein Street and Corporation Street
  • Plein St/St Johns Street between Vrede Street and Longmarket Street
  • Barrack Street between Corporation Street and Plein Street
  • Commercial Street between Buitenkant and Plein Street
  • Roeland Street between Buitenkant Street and Plein Street
  • Gallery Lane
  • Bouquet Street and parking area
  • Hope Street between Roeland Street and Wesley Street
  • Glynn Street between Hope Street and Buitenkant Street
  • Wesley Street between Buitenkant Street and Hope Street

Road closures between 17:00 to 20:00

  • Adderley Street between Strand Street and Bureau Street
  • Wale Street between Queen Victoria Street and Adderley Street

Road closures between 17:45 to 19:00

  • Klipper Road, Newlands from Main Road (M4) to Newlands Avenue
  • Princess Anne Avenue, Newlands from Newlands Avenue to Union Avenue
  • Newlands Avenue, Newlands from Dean Street to Princess Anne Avenue
  • Dean Street, Newlands, westbound from Main Road (M4) to Newlands Avenue
  • M3, Union Avenue, Rhodes Drive, De Waal Drive/Nelson Mandela Blvd, City-bound 
carriageway: from Newlands Avenue to City Centre
  • Woolsack Drive, Rondebosch, westbound: between Main Road (M4) and Rhodes 
Drive (M3)
  • Anzio Road, Observatory: from Main Road (M4) to De Waal Drive (M3)
  • N2, Settlers Way City-bound carriageway: from Main Road (M4) to City Centre
  • N2, Settlers Way City-bound carriageway at M5: (traffic will be diverted along Black 
River Parkway to the City)
  • De Waal Dr City-bound: from Hospital Bend to Brandweer Street
  • Roeland Street: from Brandweer Street to Buitenkant St

Ahead of the 2017 State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Thursday, the City of Cape Town has issued an advisory of planned road closures around Parliament and other areas in the city. Don’t get stuck in traffic on Thursday when President Jacob Zuma delivers his final State of the Nation Address in Parliament.

Road closures between 06:00 to 23:59

  • Government Avenue
  • Wale Street westbound between Queen Victoria Street and Bureau Street
  • Bureau Street between Adderley Street and Parliament Street
  • Parliament Street from the gates of Parliament to about 35m before Longmarket Street (excluding the parking garage situated in Parliament Street)
  • Spin Street between Plein Street and Parliament Street
  • Mostert Street between Plein Street and Corporation Street
  • Plein St/St Johns Street between Vrede Street and Longmarket Street
  • Barrack Street between Corporation Street and Plein Street
  • Commercial Street between Buitenkant and Plein Street
  • Roeland Street between Buitenkant Street and Plein Street
  • Gallery Lane
  • Bouquet Street and parking area
  • Hope Street between Roeland Street and Wesley Street
  • Glynn Street between Hope Street and Buitenkant Street
  • Wesley Street between Buitenkant Street and Hope Street

Road closures between 17:00 to 20:00

  • Adderley Street between Strand Street and Bureau Street
  • Wale Street between Queen Victoria Street and Adderley Street

Road closures between 17:45 to 19:00

  • Klipper Road, Newlands from Main Road (M4) to Newlands Avenue
  • Princess Anne Avenue, Newlands from Newlands Avenue to Union Avenue
  • Newlands Avenue, Newlands from Dean Street to Princess Anne Avenue
  • Dean Street, Newlands, westbound from Main Road (M4) to Newlands Avenue
  • M3, Union Avenue, Rhodes Drive, De Waal Drive/Nelson Mandela Blvd, City-bound 
carriageway: from Newlands Avenue to City Centre
  • Woolsack Drive, Rondebosch, westbound: between Main Road (M4) and Rhodes 
Drive (M3)
  • Anzio Road, Observatory: from Main Road (M4) to De Waal Drive (M3)
  • N2, Settlers Way City-bound carriageway: from Main Road (M4) to City Centre
  • N2, Settlers Way City-bound carriageway at M5: (traffic will be diverted along Black 
River Parkway to the City)
  • De Waal Dr City-bound: from Hospital Bend to Brandweer Street
  • Roeland Street: from Brandweer Street to Buitenkant St

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