A guide to Sona 2019 road closures

eNCA speaks to City of Cape Town Traffic Service's Richard Coleman.

  • Editor's note: eNCA (DStv 403) and eNCA.com will bring you live coverage of the 2019 State of the Nation Address

JOHANNESBURG - All eyes will be on Cape Town as the State of the Nation Address (Sona) is set to take centre stage in the mother city on Thursday.

Various roads will be closed leading up to the first Sona of the 6th parliament and motorists are urged to take alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Road Closures on 20 June 2019

06:00 to 23:45 (Temporary)

  • Church Square
  • Roeland Street: between Plein and Buitekant Street 
  • Closure of Company Gardens
  • Government Avenue from Orange Street to Wale Street
  • Plein Street from Longmarket Street to Roeland Street 
  • St Johns Street from Roeland street to Vrede Street 
  • Gallery Lane
  • Bouguet Street 
  • Hope Street between Roeland and Glynn Street
  • Wesley Street between Buitekant and Hope Street
  • Glynn Street between Buitekant and Hope Street
  • Wale Street: between Queen Victoria and Adderley Street
  • Bureau Street: between Adderly and Parliament Street
  • Spin Street and Mosert Street between Corporation between and Parliament Street
  • Parliament street from the gates of Parliament to Longmarket Street

17:45 to 19:30

  • Klipper Road, Newlands: from Main Road (M4) to Newlands Avenue
  • Princess Anne Avenue, Newlands: from Newlands Avenue to Union Avenue
  • Newlands Avenue, Newlands: from Dean Street to Princess Anne Avenue
  • Dean Street, Newlands, westbound: from Main Road (M4) to Newlands Avenue
  • M3, Union Avenue, Rhodes Drive, Philip Kgosana Drive (De Waal Drive), Roeland Street, City-bound carriageway: from Newlands Avenue to city centre
  • Woolsack Drive, Rondebosch, westbound: between Main Road (M4) and Rhodes Drive (M3)
  • Anzio Road, Observatory: from Main Road (M4) to Philip Kgosana Drive (De Waal Drive) (M3)
  • N2, Settlers Way City-bound carriageway: from Main Road (M4) to city centre 

17:00 to 20:00 

  • Buitekant Street between Roeland and Strand street

18:00 to 19:30

  • Roeland Street, between Buitekant and Brandweer Street

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