Several officers from the Johannesburg Police Department (JMPD) will be deployed to different parts of the city to monitor and regulate traffic.

FILE: Fihla advised motorists to use alternative routes. Image: Ride Joburg/Facebook

JOHANNESBURG – The City of Johannesburg has advised motorists to take note of the roads that will be affected by Sunday’s Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg bike race.

City officials said several officers from the Johannesburg Police Department (JMPD) will be deployed to different parts to monitor and regulate traffic.

The department’s Halani Fihla said various areas around Johannesburg would be affected between 4am and 6pm.

“These are Diepkloof, Orlando West, Noordgesig, Riverlea, Crown Mines, Selby, Braamfontein, Parktown, Houghton, Athol Oaklands, Kyalami, Kyalami Estate, Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, Lone Hill, Sunninghill, Woodmead, Westcliff, Parkwood, Parktown North, Craighall Park, Blairgowrie, Randburg, Douglasdale, Fourways, Ormonde and Nasrec.” he said.

Fikhla advised motorists to use alternative routes.

“M1 North exit from Empire Road and Ian Smuts Avenue, M1 North, M2 East from Simmonds Street, Rifle Range Road, Beyers Node Drive, Empire Road, Rivonia Road, Oxford Road or Pretoria -Maine Road, Louis Botha Avenue, William Nicol Road, and the M1 north and south,” Philo said.

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