A number of roads are expected to be closed due to two major sporting events in Durban at the weekend.
Metro police spokesperson Snr Supt Parboo Sewpersad said members of the public should take note of the following road closures within the city due to the Dusi Canoe Marathon and the Durban Ultra Triathlon, which takes place on Sunday:
The Blue Lagoon Area – Stiebel Place and Lagoon Drive will be closed for the Dusi Canoe Marathon between 6 am and 6 pm.
“Motorists and revelers are urged to stay away from the Blue Lagoon area and comply with all police officers’ instructions,” said Sewpersad.
Sewpersad said at least 10 road closures have been planned between 4 am and 1 pm on Sunday for the Durban Ultra Triathlon.
1. M4/Northern Freeway (northbound) will be closed from Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road to the M41 La Lucia turn off.
2. Masabalala Yengwa Avenue and Isaiah Ntshangase Road – entrance to Country Club.
3. Isaiah Ntshangase Road past entrance to Country Club.
4. Masabalala Yengwa Avenue and Jacko Jackson Drive.
5. Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (southbound) between Athlone Drive and Simiso Nkwanyane Road.
6. Simiso Nkwanyana Road (eastbound) and Masabalala Yengwa Avenue.
7. Athlone Drive, opposite Lagoon Drive, to Masabalala Yengwa Avenue.
8. Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (southbound) from Isaiah Ntshangase road to Battery Beach Road.
9. Suncoast Boulevard (northbound) from Pirates Lifesaving Club to Battery Beach Road.
10. Kenneth Kaunda Road (Northway), southbound, from Humber Cresent to Athlone Drive.
“Motorists are urged to use the alternative roads – N2, R102, and North Coast Road – and comply with all police officers’ instructions,” said Sewpersad.