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18 Jul 2014
2:43 pm

Jozi Freedom Ride cycle race to disrupt traffic

Traffic is expected to be disrupted in Johannesburg over the weekend due to the Jozi Freedom Ride cycle race, metro police said on Friday.

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“Traffic will be disrupted on Sunday on roads in Johannesburg,” Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said.

“The race will proceed along De Korte Street and use Kingsway, Commando Road, Mooki Street and Vilakazi Street in Soweto.”

The ride will start and end in at the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein and is approximately 35km. Map courtesy: freedomride.org.za

The ride will start and end in at the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein and is approximately 35km. Map courtesy: freedomride.org.za

The race would then turn at the Hector Pieterson Memorial.

“They will use Pela Street and Khumalo Street, Klipspruit Valley Road, the N17, Nasrec Road, Albertina Sisulu Road, and finish on the Nelson Mandela Bridge,” Minnaar said.

“Motorists are requested to be vigilant for the race, which will start at 8am and finish at 3pm.”

Sapa