World Cup Road closures Joburg

27/05/2010 at 13:56 6 comments


South Africans and World Cup visitors residing in one of the nine host cities will have to bear in mind that some roads will be closed off during the Football World Cup. Below you will find a list of road closures in Johannesburg. Bear in mind that I received this list from the authorities. If there are changes or road closures that are not mentioned: email the municipality to complain! And email me too, so that I can add them to the list and make amendments.

Johannesburg – Ellis Park Area bounded by:

  • Nugget Street
  • Saratoga Avenue
  • Charlton Terrace
  • Berea Road
  • Fuller Street
  • Bezeidenhout Valley
  • Railway Line
  • Rockey Street

This is declared a traffic warning zone with checkpoints at various streets.  Only vehicles with specific permits are allowed into this zone.  All streets within this zone will not be accessible.  Please refer to a street map to determine these streets. These streets are closed off for approximately 14 hours, including 4 hours after the match.

Johannesburg – Soccer City Area bounded by:

  • N1 Freeway
  • Rand Show Road
  • Nasrec Road
  • The new N17 Link Road

The entire Soweto Highway between Mentz Street in Booysens and the N1 Freeway is included in this area. This is declared a traffic warning zone with checkpoints at various streets.  Only vehicles with specific permits are allowed into this zone.  All streets within this zone will not be accessible.  Please refer to a street map to determine these streets. These streets are closed off for approximately 14 hours, including 4 hours after the match.

Johannesburg Orlando Stadium (World Cup Concert) Area bounded by:

  • Nkom ya Hlaba Street
  • St Adams Street
  • Rathebe Street
  • Klipspruit Valley Road

Mooki Street will be closed to normal traffic between Nkom ya Hlaba Street and Rathebe Street. This is declared a traffic warning zone with checkpoints at various streets.  Only vehicles with specific permits are allowed into this zone.  All streets within this zone will not be accessible.  Please refer to a street map to determine these streets. These streets are closed from 12:00 on 10 June to 02:00 on 11 June

Johannesburg  Innes Free Park  Area:

The two extreme left lanes of Grayston Drive between Katherine Styreet and M1 (towards the highway).

The lanes next to the park. This is decalred a traffic waring zone with checkpoints at various streets.  Only vehicles with speciifc permits are allowed into this zone.  All streets within this zone will not be accessible.  Please refer to a street map to determine these streets. Streets closed off rom 11:00 to 01:00 every day from 10 June to 11 July 2010.

Johannesburg   Elkah Stadium  Area bounded by:

  • Vundla Drive
  • Lefatola Street
  • Lekhooa Street

This is declared a traffic warning zone with checkpoints at various streets.  Only vehicles with specific permits are allowed into this zone.  All streets within this zone will not be accessible.  Please refer to a street map to determine these streets. Streets closed from 11:00 to 01:00 every day from 10 June to 11 July 2010.

Johannesburg  Mary Fitzgerald Square  Area bounded by:

  • Henry Nxumalo Street
  • Bree Street
  • Jeppe Street
  • Miriam Makeba Street

This is declared a traffic warning zone with checkpoints at various streets.  Only vehicles with specific permits are allowed into this zone.  All streets within this zone will not be accessible.  Please refer to a street map to determine these streets. Streets closed off from 11:00 to 01:00 every day from 10 June to 11 July 2010.

Johannesburg   Football for Hope Festival  Area bounded by:

  • 13th Av between London Road and Rooseveld Street
  • 12 Av between 11th Street and 10the Street

This is declared a traffic warning zone with checkpoints at various streets.  Only vehicles with specific permits are allowed into this zone.  All streets within this zone will not be accessible.  Please refer to a street map to determine these streets. 07:00 to 18:00 from 4 to 10 July 2010.

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  • 2. Kgalalelo Kalauba  |  31/05/2010 at 13:02

    Good day,

    I reside in Ormonde View and wish to get necessary information about the permits. That is if I am affected.

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  • 3. John de Paiva  |  01/06/2010 at 15:21

    To day the 1-6-2010 went to Jeppe Police station to get permits to get into my business in Troyeville was told by Captain Venter i was to late Friday 28 was cut off day.Have never seen or heard from FIFA or SAP informing me of this date,now they expect me to close my business on the soccer game days,so soccer is more important than the economy,who is going to pay my expensis???This is badly organised as usual.

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    • 4. Miriam Mannak  |  01/06/2010 at 15:24

      Hey there,
      What exactly happened? Why can’t you operate your business?

      Reply
  • 5. gavin  |  02/06/2010 at 13:40

    Typical high-handed attitude from FIFA & Co….
    As far as I am concerned they can take this stupid world cup and shove it where the sun does not shine

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    • 6. MaZuma  |  11/07/2010 at 17:24

      you are not serious… you should have travelled for the whole month to avoid the football in SA if you didnt want it…

      Reply

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