6 June 2018
Traffic Management Plan for Former President Jacob Zuma’s Appearance at the Durban High Court
The Metro Police Unit will be out in full force to ensure safety of all during the appearance of former President Jacob Zuma’s High Court appearance this week.
Special traffic management plans have been put in place to ensure that motorists are not inconvenienced by activities taking place.
They would like to alert motorists of a motorcade which is planned to take place in the CBD between 17h00 and 19h00 on Thursday, 7 June 2018, and a night vigil that will be held by the Interfaith Leadership at the Albert Park from 18h00 on Thursday, 7 June 2018 to 08h00 on Friday morning, 8 June 2018.
Thousands of people are also expected to participate in a planned march on Friday, 8 June 2018. Security and traffic management plans are in place to deal with any eventuality.
The march will start at King Dinizulu Park at 07h30, proceeding East upon Dr Pixley Ka Seme Street. The marchers will then turn right into Dr Yusuf Dadoo and proceed South towards the bay. They will turn left at Margaret Mqadi, and finish off at the grassy area on the bay-side of Margaret Mncadi, outside The High Court.
Margaret Mncadi (Victoria Embankment) will be closed off to all traffic, from 08h00 after peak period, between Joseph Nduli (Russell Street) and Joe Slovo (Field Street), till 13h00. Both East and West Bound carriageways of Margaret Mncadi will be closed.
Traffic will be diverted away from the High Court precinct. Motorists must expect congestion and delays. Metro Police members will be out in full force, to conduct point duty at all intersections and alleviate congestion. Motorists are urged to plan their destinations in and out of the City accordingly.
Issued by EThekwini Municipality, Communications Unit
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