Africa Bike Week Road Closures

 

 

Hibiscus Coast Municipality respectfully informs you of road closures & traffic flow changes during the Annual Africa Bike Week events which will take place in Margate from Thursday, 1 May 2014 from 10h00 until Sunday, 4 May 2014 at 16h00.

Road Closures will be as follows:

Panorama Parade (“venue of main event”) - Thursday, 1 May 2014 from 08h00 until Sunday, 4 May 2014 at 16h00 and will only be accessible by motorcycle.

Access to event permit holders will only be between 23h00 and 08h00 only.

NOTE: unauthorised vehicles left unattended within the site venue outside these hours will be towed at the owner’s risk and cost.

Traffic flow Changes:

Panorama Parade will adopt a One Way Only System (North to South) from Wednesday, 23April 2014 which can be exited via the lane next to the Post Office.

Remington Drive will be closed off to vehicles wanting to turn left onto Harley-Davidson Drive (Panorama Parade), which will be diverted via Finnis Road.

Project Rushmore Skills Demonstration - Marine Drive will be closed on Friday the 2May 2014 and Saturday 3May 2014 between 12h30 to 14h30, from the corner of Marine Drive and Nadona Avenue, as well as from the corner of Marine Drive and Panorama Parade.

Ride-in-Bike Show – Marine Drivewill be closed on Sunday  4 May 2014 between  10h00 to 17h00 from  the corner of Marine Drive and Nadona Avenue  and the corner of Marine Drive and Panorama Parade .

Panorama Parade (“the event venue”)

· One Way Only from Margate Hotel until the end of the event Site:

· Beyond Fishing Pier from 08h00 on 23rd of April until 16h00 on 5 May 2014;

· Road will be open to vehicles; however only one (1) lane will remain open to accommodate the One Way system effective from  23April  2014 (08h00) until  30April (16h00);

· Road will be closed to all vehicles except motorcycles from 30April (16h00) until 4May (17h00). Permit Holders will be allowed access after 23h00 and before 8h00 during this period.

Permit holding system

A permit system will be in place for the following three groups assisting with the event:

· Delivery vehicles for vendors trading at the event

· Local Residents & Businesses with access via Marine Drive

· Holiday Letting Customers with access via Marine Drive

Access for the abovementioned will be granted to the Event Venue (Panorama Parade) ONLY between 23h00 and 08h00 from 30 April until 4 May 2014 (normal road access and traffic flow will resume on 5 May 2014  from 16h00).  On 30 April 2014 access will only be granted before 16h00 and after 23h00.

NOTE: unauthorised vehicles left unattended within the site venue outside these hours will be towed at the owner’s risk and cost.

Permit Order and Collection is as follows:

1. Delivery vehicles for vendors trading at the event

To order your permits please contact Tammy at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Permit to be collected from the ABW Event Team located at the Sasol Garage on Marine Drive, Margate on 29 and 30 April from 08h00 to 17h00. Please have Driver’s License and Registration Number on hand when collecting permits. No permit will be issued unless they have been pre-ordered as per the process above.

2. Local Residents & Businesses with access only via Marine Drive to their property

Permit to be obtained prior to the event via Margate Business Association. Please contact Corrie on 039 3172202. No Permits will be held at the Harley-Davidson Hotel (Margate Hotel, Marine Drive, Margate) for these vehicles.  Proof of residency will be required.

3. Holiday Letting Customers with access only via Marine Drive to their property

Permits can be obtained from the Letting Agent via Collection Key Box at the Sasol Garage which is at the beginning of Marine Drive, Margate.

No Permits will be held at the Harley Hotel (Margate Hotel, Marine Drive, Margate) for these vehicles.

NOTE:

· Access to Panorama Parade will be via the top end of the road at Margate Hotel.

· All other side roads between Marine Drive and Panorama Parade will be closed.

· No Permits will be held or issued on/from the Event Site.

In addition to the above please take note of the following activities during the event that will impact on traffic flow and require temporary road closures:

04 May 2014

THE MASS RIDE WILL DEPART FROM THE SHELLY CENTRE AT 10H30. POINTS WILL NEED TO BE ACTIONED AND ROAD CLOSURES IMPLEMENTED FROM 10H00 UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE MASS RIDE.

THE LINE UP OF THE PARADE AND ESCORT WILL BE PUBLISHED ON THE WEB SITE AT WWW.AFRICABIKEWEEK.CO.ZA OR AT THE EVENT INFORNMATION KIOSK NEXT TO LARRY’S.

04 May 2014

RIDE IN BIKE SHOW WILL BE FROM 12H00 - 17H00.

THE TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT WILL PATROL DURING THIS EVENT, WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE DEMARCATED AREA THAT HAS BEEN CLOSED OFF IN FRONT OF MARGATE HOTEL.

SM MBILI

MUNICIPAL MANAGER

P.O. Box 5

PORT SHEPSTONE

4240

 
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