Roads around Ellis Park to be closed for cup game

2010-06-12 08:24

Roads leading to Ellis Park stadium in central Johannesburg will be

closed from 10am on Saturday, the city metro police said.

Spokesman Wayne Minnaar said the affected roads included Siemert

and Sivewright between Beit Street and the M2 freeway.

Joe Slovo Drive will also be closed between Abel Road and Beit

Street together with Bertrams Road and Charlton Terrace.

All affected roads would reopen at 10pm.

Minnaar advised motorists travelling on the M2 into the city centre

during the closures to use Rissik, Claim or Market street off-ramps.

The road closures are to make way for a World Cup game between

Nigeria and Argentina.

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