Joburg streets closed for 'Avengers' filming

By Drum Digital
11 February 2014

Several streets in the Johannesburg CBD will be closed for the filming of the sequel to the superhero movie "The Avengers", Metro Police said.

Several streets in the Johannesburg CBD will be closed for the filming of the sequel to the superhero movie "The Avengers", Metro Police said.

"Today Albetina Sisulu street, previously Market, will be blocked off between Harrison and Rissik streets from 7am until 7pm," spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said. The street will be closed until Thursday.

Other roads affected from February 14 to 23 would be President street between Rissik and Eloff and Joubert between Harrison and Rissik streets, he said.

Parts of Commissioner, Sauer and Albetina Sisulu streets would also be closed. Minnaar said Kingsley Sithole road and Basil Zuma street in Orlando East would be closed to traffic on Thursday.

"The public is requested to exercise patience and use alternative roads in the meantime."

The sequel, titled "Avengers: Age of Ultron", will feature well-known actors Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth as popular superheroes.

- SAPA

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