Cape Town Cycle Tour Road Closures

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The 2020 Cape Town Cycle Tour takes place this weekend. Here are the road closures to look out for.

Motorists might have to find alternate routes throughout the weekend.

The race starts in the Cape Town CBD at noon, where various streets will be closed off over the next two days.

The organisers have published a comprehensive guide for all the road closures that will be in effect on Saturday from 12h00 until Sunday 21h00.

Saturday, 7 March

Cape Town CBD

  • Castle Street between Strand Street & Darling Street – Saturday, 12h00 – Sunday, 14h30
  • Darling Street between Lower Plein & Buitenkant Street – Saturday, 15h00 – Sunday, 14h30
  • Strand Street & Newmarket Street between Lower Plein Street & Russel Road – Saturday, 21h00 – Sunday, 11h30
  • Nelson Mandela Boulevard incoming Strand Street off-ramp – Saturday, 19h00 – Sunday, 11h30

Green Point

  • Helen Suzman Boulevard from Beach Road to Traffic C
  • ircle (City-bound carriageway) Saturday, 14h00 –Sunday, 21h00

Noordhoek, Hout Bay

  • Chapman’s Peak Drive (M6) and Noordhoek Road (M6) to Princess Street, Saturday, 18h00 –Sunday, 18h00

Sunday, 8 March

Cape Town CBD

  • Strand Street & Newmarket Street between Adderley Street & Russel Road, 04h00 – 11h30
  • Darling Street between Adderley Street & Canterbury Street, 04h00 – 14h30
  • Sir Lowry Rd between Canterbury Street & Christiaan Barnard Street, 05h30 – 12h30

Woodstock, University Estate

  • Phillip Kgosana Drive (M3), 05h30 – 12h30

Outbound between Roodebloem Road and Hospital Bend. Traffic will be diverted to Main Road

CBD, Woodstock

  • Nelson Mandela Boulevard (N2) Eastbound, 05h30 – 12h30

Hospital Bend (N2, M3) Interchange

  • Settlers Way (N2) to Muizenberg (M3) ramp (Southbound), 05h30 – 12h30
  • M3 on-ramp from Groote Schuur Hospital (Anzio Road – Southbound), 05h30 – 12h30

Mowbray, Rondebosch, Newlands, Claremont, Bishopscourt

  • M3 (Rhodes Drive, Union Avenue, Paradise Road, Edinburgh Drive) Southbound, Including all on-ramps between Nelson Mandela Boulevard up to Trovato Link, 06h00 – 12h30

Wynberg, Constantia, Tokai

  • M3 Freeway (Blue Route), Southbound, including all on-ramps between Trovato Link and Steenberg Road, 06h00 – 12h30


  • Steenberg Road (M42), M3 off-ramp to Main Road, 06h15 – 12h30

Tokai, Lakeside, Muizenberg and False Bay Coast to Cape Point and Scarborough

  • Main Road (M4) – Between Steenberg Road & Clairvaux Road, 06h15 – 12h30
  • Main Road (M4) – Clairvaux Road to Fish Hoek Traffic Circle, 05h45 – 12h50
  • Main Road (M4) – Fish Hoek Traffic Circle to Glen Road, Glencairn, 05h45 – 13h00
  • Main Road (M4) – Glen Road to Simon’s Town, 05h50 – 13h15
  • Main Road (M4) – Simon’s Town to entrance of Cape Point Nature Reserve, 06h00 – 14h30
  • Main Road (M4) – Entrance of Cape Point Nature Reserve (M4) to Perdekloof (M65), 06h15 14h30
  • Main Road (M4) – Perdekloof to Soetwater, 06h30 – 15h00

Cape Point, Scarborough, Kommetjie, Ocean View

  • Slangkop Road (M82), Soetwater to Kommetjie Road (M65), 06h45 – 15h00

Kommetjie, Ocean View, Masipumelele

  • Kommetjie Road (M65),Slangkop Road to Ou Kaapse Weg Extension, 06h45 – 15h30

Noordhoek, Sun Valley

  • Ou Kaapse Weg Extension (M64), Kommetjie Road (M65) to Noordhoek Main Road, 06h45 – 15h30

 Noordhoek, Sun Valley

  • Noordhoek Main Road (M6), Ou Kaapse Weg Extension (M64) to base of Chapman’s Peak Drive, 06h45 – 16h00

Hout Bay, Llandudno, Camps Bay, Bakoven

  • Victoria Road (M6) – Northbound and Southbound, Princess Street, Hout Bay, to Camps Bay, 07h00- 17h30

Camps Bay, Bantry Bay and Clifton

  • Victoria Road (M6) – Northbound and Southbound, Between Houghton Road and Camps Bay Drive, 07h30 – 17h30
  • Victoria Road (M6) – North and Southbound, The Meadway to Lower Kloof Road, 07h30 – 18h00
  • Victoria Road (M6) – Northbound and Southbound, Lower Kloof Road to Queens Road, Sea Point, 04h00 – 17h45

Bantry Bay, Sea Point

  • Beach Road (M6) – City bound carriageway, Queens Road Circle to St Johns Road, 04h00 – 19h30
  • Beach Road (M6) – City bound carriageway, St Johns Road to Helen Suzman Boulevard (M6), 04h00 – 19h30
  • Beach Road and Beach Road towards Fritz Sonnenberg Road, 04h00 – 19h30

Green Point area

  • Fritz Sonnenberg Road between Beach Road and Granger Bay Boulevard, Green Point Circle. (Controlled Access point), 07h30 – 18h30
  • Bill Peters Drive at Bay Road, LOCAL ACCESS ONLY, 04h00 – 21h00
  • Helen Suzman Boulevard (M6), Eastbound from Beach Road to Green Point Traffic Circle, Saturday, 14h00 –Sunday, 21h00