Joburg roads to close for sport, concert

2013-02-01 12:48
FNB Stadium (File, AFP)

FNB Stadium (File, AFP)

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Johannesburg - Traffic will be diverted around three of Johannesburg's stadiums this weekend for two major sporting events and a rock concert, metro police said on Friday.

Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said Corlett Drive would be closed between Rudd and Atholl Oaklands roads in Illovo from 07:00 until 18:00 on Saturday, for the cricket test at Wanderers Stadium between South Africa and Pakistan.

Nasrec Road and the Soweto highway would be blocked off to traffic from 14:00 until midnight on Saturday, for the Red Hot Chili Peppers concert at FNB Stadium.

Mooki Street in Soweto would be closed in front of Orlando Stadium from 07:00 until 18:00 on Saturday, for the rugby match between the Blue Bulls and the Lions.

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