Plan your routes... Here are all road closures for #Sona2016

Parliament will officially open with the 2016 State of the Nation Address (SONA) held on Thursday 11 February 2016.

According to the City of Cape Town, road closures will mostly affect the central business district (CBD).

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However, certain road closures in the CBD will also be in effect Tuesday 9 February and Wednesday, 10 February 2016 in the evenings when rehearsals take place from 17:00 onwards.

In addition, parking will be highly restricted and access to the Company’s Garden will be closed from 09:00 on the day.

MyCiti routes will be affected and commuters should take note of the following changes:

0Click here for a full list of parking restrictions and alternative routes.

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