Zuma Marathon road closures

2016-04-13 06:00

GREYTOWN traffic officers and RTI will be monitoring the roads in and around Greytown on Sunday 16 April when the JG Zuma Marathon takes place from Mpolweni to Greytown.
The Greytown-Pietermaritzburg road will be closed between the start and the finish and the alternate routes listed below are to be used.
The marathon route :R33 Pietermaritzburg road;Louis Botha Avenue;McCullum Street:Harding Street into King Edward Park.

Road users are requested to note the following closures which have been issued by Umvoti­ Municipality and the marathon organisers.

Closures apply from 6am onwards (the close-off time for the marathon is 11.30am.
Prize giving is 12pm, but there is expected to be traffic in and out of the park for several hours afterwards.

Umvoti Municipal traffic officers­ will be monitoring streets throughout town to direct motorists.

All approach roads from Muden­-Colenso, Mooi River, Stanger-Msinga-Dundee will be monitored by Road Traffic Inspectorate officers to instruct road users as follows:

To Pietermaritzburg:

• Take the R74 from Greytown to Kranskop – turn onto the Mispah road at Welgegund Garage left from Greytown.
Turn left at the Mispah shop (opposite Khulekani School) onto the gravel road (before the railway line), which will take you through to Dalton then onto Pietermaritzburg via Wartburg.

All other approach roads to Greytown will be open but will be monitored by RTI personnel to advise motorists of the route to Pietermaritzburg - only the Greytown-Pietermaritzburg road will be closed for the marathon.

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