For immediate release
10 January 2019
Temporary Road Closures
The eThekwini Municipality would like to inform the public of temporary road closures between 11 January 2019 from 6pm and Sunday morning, 13 January. Members of the public are requested to use alternative routes to reach their destinations. These road closures are as a result of the ANC's 107th birthday celebrations and Election Manifesto Launch at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on 12 January 2019. The road closures are as follows:
- Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue, Northbound at intersection of Somtseu Road.
- Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road on-ramp to Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue, Northbound.
- Isiah Ntshangase (Walter Gilbert) Road, Eastbound at intersection of Umgeni Road.
- Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue, Southbound at intersection of Smiso Nkwanyana (Goble) Road.
- Isiah Ntshangase (Walter Gilbert) Road, at entrance to Durban Country Club.
- Battery Beach Road at entrance to Kingspark Swimming Pool.
Controlled vehicle access will be in effect as follows:
- Battery Beach Road at intersection of Snell Parade.
- Ruth First (M4) highway at intersection of Isiah Ntshangase (Walter Gilbert) Road.
- Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue at intersection of Jaco Jackson Drive.
If necessary, temporary road closures will be effected as and when required upon Umgeni Road.
The following roads will be a traffic free zone for the duration of the event:
- Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue from Somtseu Road to Smiso Nkwanyana (Goble) Road.
- Battery Beach Road from Snell Parade to Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue.
- Isiah Ntshangase (Walter Gilbert) Road from Umgeni Road to Ruth First (M4) highway.
The City would like to apologise to residents and visitors for any inconvenience this may cause.
For media inquiries call City Spokesperson Msawakhe Mayisela 0609664220 and Metro Police Spokesperson Parboo Sewpersad 0833871919.
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