big-walk

East Coast Radio Big Walk

More than 33 000 walkers are taking part in the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk in Durban this Sunday. Get all the road closures and parking information here.

 

The following road closures will be in place for Sunday 26th May 2013:

 

From 5am until ±12.30pm

 

Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue (south bound) from Smiso Nkwanyana (Goble) Road to Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road.

Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue (north bound) from Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road to Isaiah Ntshangase (Walter Gilbert) Road

 

From 5am until ±12.30pm

 

Snell Parade from Athlone Drive to Battery Beach Road.

Athlone Drive between Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Ave and Snell Parade

M4 (north bound) offramp to Athlone Drive

M4 (south bound) offramp to Athlone Drive

M4 (south bound) onramp to Riverside Road (for 15km & 20 km walkers)

[Roadway open to traffic at 11h30]

M4 (north bound) onramp to Riverside Road (for 15km & 20 km walkers)

[Roadway open to traffic at 11h30]

Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue (south bound) two lanes from Athlone Drive to Smiso Nkwanyana (Goble) Road – All vehicles to go west upon Smiso Nkwanyana (Goble) Road

Battery Beach Road / Snell Parade [at the traffic circle] – Controlled Access to the parking at the Mustering Fields

 

Recommended route to and from parking areas

 

To avoid delays, please bring exact cash on-hand for parking on the day.

 

Park at the finish (recommended option)

P1 – Located at the Mustering Fields (corner of Masabalala Yengwe (NMR) and Battery Beach Rd).

Take Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road, turn left into Sylvester Ntuli Road, left into Snell Parade, left into Battery Beach Road to enter the parking area.

 

OR

 

Take Sandile Thusi (Argyle) Road, turn left into the old Natal Command Base, over the bridge across the M4 into the Mustering Fields.

P2 – Overflow parking located at the underground parking area at the Moses Mabhida Stadium (Isaiah Ntshangase Rd (Walter Gilbert Rd).

Take Umgeni Road, pending the direction you are coming from turn left or right into Isaiah Ntshangase Rd (Walter Gilbert Rd) and right (opposite the old Virgin Active) to enter the underground parking area.

 

Park at the start

 

P3 – uShaka Marine World – Parking A (Between Albert Terrace and Southampton Rd).

There are no road closures in effect in the immediate vicinity, however expect delays in respect of increased traffic. The best route would be to take Mahatma Ghandi, turn left into Southampton Road to enter the parking area.

P4 – uShaka Marine World – Parking C (Between Camperdown Rd and Browns Rd).

There are no road closure in place, however expect delays in respect of increased traffic. The best route would be to take Mahatma Ghandi, turn left into Browns Rd and left to enter the parking area.

 

Please note

 

Walkers are reminded that they need be at their respective starts 45 minutes prior to the start and to plan their routes to the parking area/s accordingly.

Walkers who park at P1 and P2 will be shuttled to the start area; and those who opt to park at the start will be shuttled back on the return busses. Busses are free of charge and will be parked in visibility, on the corner of (cnr of Masabalala Yengwe (NMR) and Battery Beach Rd).

 

Walkers must wear their official race numbers to access the bus shuttle service.