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City advises of temporary road closures for the Cape Town Cycle Tour<p>​Cape Town will once again be the proud host of the world’s largest timed cycle race for the 40th year. On Sunday 12 March 2017, thousands of cyclists will take to the road for a gruelling 109 km race around the Cape Peninsula.</p><p>To accommodate the cycle race, temporary road closures will be in place. This will affect the normal flow of traffic in and around the city bowl and southern suburbs. As such, road users are asked to plan their routes accordingly.  </p><p>A detailed breakdown of the closures/restrictions and deviations is available on the City’s website <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre%20Assets/CT%20Cycle%20Tour-Road-Closures-2017.pdf">here</a>. </p><h3>MyCiTi service</h3><p>All MyCiTi commuters are advised to take note of the stations/stops that will be closed for the duration of the event. A list of the affected stations/stops and the nearest alternative is available <a href="https://myciti.org.za/en/timetables/service-disruptions/cape-town-cycle-tour-2017/">here</a>.</p><h3>Free shuttle service</h3><p>A free MyCiTi shuttle service will operate between the Thibault Square and Stadium Stations. Buses will depart every 10 minutes, with the first bus leaving Thibault Square Station at 06:00 and the last bus departing the Stadium Station at 18:00. </p><p>Additionally, from 14:00 to 18:00, the shuttle will be extended to run between Civic Centre and Stadium Stations.</p><p>Commuters may contact the Transport Information Centre (toll-free 24/7) on 0800 65 64 63 for further information.</p><h3>Drop-off facilities</h3><p>Due to road closures for the cycle tour, the Simon’s Town and Kommetjie waste drop-off facilities will be closed on Sunday.</p><p>Residents can make use of the following alternative drop-off facilities: 10th Avenue in Retreat and Coastal Park Landfill in Baden Powell Drive, Muizenberg</p><p><br><strong>End </strong></p>2017-03-08T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#46af5bb7-99ae-4b10-a9ad-107fd0405e18;L0|#046af5bb7-99ae-4b10-a9ad-107fd0405e18|Temporary closure;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GPP|#e15817f0-a06d-4952-a680-45c6fdfea7d4;GP0|#1b2f13b0-d71d-4ea0-bcce-0833b2b3fba4;L0|#01b2f13b0-d71d-4ea0-bcce-0833b2b3fba4|Cape Town Cycle Tour;GP0|#69d0ba96-53e9-4563-b993-64ea2f724c70;L0|#069d0ba96-53e9-4563-b993-64ea2f724c70|drop off facilities1

 

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