Parliament on road closures for 2020 State of the Nation Address

Parliament will be hosting the State of the Nation Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday, 13 February 2020 at 19:00. Due to this Ceremony of State, Cape Town motorists and pedestrians are advised of temporary road closures and parking restrictions in and around Parliament from 11 12 February 2020 and full closure around Parliament on 13 February 2020.

Below is a list of the roads that will be closed:

Roads to be closed for rehearsals

From 17h00 23h59 on 11 12 February 2020

Buitenkant street: between Roeland and Strand Street

Roeland Street: between Plein and Buitenkant Street

Plein Street: between Roeland and Longmarket Street

St John’s Street: between Vrede and Roeland Street

Hope Street: between Roeland and Glynn Street

Commercial Street: between Buitenkant and Plein Street

Bureau Street: between Adderley and Parliament Street

Spin / Mostert Street: between Corporation and Parliament Street

Parliament Street: from the gates of Parliament to Longmarket Street

Lower Buitenkant Street: between Strand and Darling Street

Parking restrictions

In the following areas from midnight (23:59), Tuesday

11 February 2020 to 23:45 on Thursday, 13 February 2020:

Glynn and Wesley Street: between Hope and Buitenkant Street

Buitenkant Street: between Glynn and Wesley Street

Vrede Street: between St John’s and Hope Street

Parking restrictions apply to the following areas

From 23h59 on Wednesday, 12 February 2020 To 23h45 on Thursday, 13 February 2020

Klipper Road: between Main Road and M3

M3: between Princess Anne Avenue and Philip Kgosana Drive(De Waal Drive)

Princess Anne Avenue, Newlands

Church Square, corner of Spin and Parliament Street

Roeland Street: between Plein and Brandweer Street

Plein Street: between Roeland and Longmarket Street

Spin Street: between Parliament and Plein Street

Parliament Street: between Longmarket and Bureau Street

Hatfield and St John’s Streets: between Roeland and Orange Street

Adderley Street: between Wale and Longmarket Street

St Mary’s Cathedral Parking Area: between Bouquet and Roeland Street

Gallery Lane

Queen Victoria Street

Commercial Street: between Buitenkant and Plein Street

Barrack Street: between Buitenkant and Plein Street

Albertus Street: between Buitenkant and Corporation Street

Caledon Street: between Buitenkant and Corporation Street

Mostert Street: between Buitenkant and Plein Street

Longmarket Street: between Buitenkant and St George’s Mall

Wale Street up to Queen Victoria Street

Hope Street from Roeland to Wesley Street

Longmarket to Barrack Street

Darling Street: between Corporation and Buitenkant Street

Corporation Street: between Longmarket and Barrack Street

Avenue Street and Paddock Street

Church Street from St George’s Mall to Adderley Street

Longmarket Street from St George’s Mall to Adderley Street

Shortmarket Street and St George’s Mall

Temporary road closures

On 13 february 2020 from 06:00 to 23:45

Church Square

Roeland Street: between Plein and Buitenkant Street

Closure of Company Gardens

Government Avenue from Orange Street to Wale Street

Plein Street from Longmarket Street to Roeland Street

St John’s Street from Roeland Street to Vrede Street

Vrede Street: between St John’s and Hope Street

Gallery Lane

Bouquet Street

Hope Street: between Roeland and Glynn Street

Wesley Street: between Buitenkant and Hope Street

Glynn Street: between Buitenkant and Hope Street

Wale Street: between Queen Victoria and Adderley Street

Bureau Street: between Adderley and Parliament Street

Spin Street and Mostert Street: between Corporation and Parliament Street

Parliament Street from the gates of Parliament to Longmarket Street

Commercial Street: between Plein and Buitenkant Street becomes bi-directional

Wesley and Glynn Streets: between Hope and Buitenkant Street becomes bi-directional

Road closure:

17h00 to 20h00 on 13 February 2020

Buitenkant Street between Roeland and Strand Street

Road closure:

17:45 to 19:30 on 13 February 2020

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

Road closure:

18h00 to 19h30 on 13 February 2020

Roeland Street: between Buitenkant and Brandweer Street

Contingency closure in case of an emergency on 13 February 2020 (8h00 23h45)

In case of an emergency, the following roads which are listed under Parking restrictions will also be closed:

Plein Street: between Roeland and Longmarket Street

Parliament Street: between Longmarket and Bureau Street

Adderley Street: between Wale and Longmarket Street

Commercial Street: between Buitenkant and Plein Street

Barrack Street: between Buitenkant and Plein Street

Albertus Street: between Buitenkant and Corporation Street

Caledon Street: between Buitenkant and Corporation Street

Mostert Street: between Buitenkant and Plein Street

Wale Street up to Queen Victoria Street

Longmarket to Barrack Street

Corporation Street: between Longmarket and Barrack Street

Church Street from St George’s Mall to Adderley Street

Shortmarket Street and St George’s Mall

Parliament apologises for any inconvenience caused to members of the public by the temporary road closures

Source: Government of South Africa