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Skip Navigation LinksMedia Alert - Polokwane streets closure for SOPA - 21 February 2019

Members of the public are hereby notified of planned road closures in the central business district (CBD) due to the State of the Province Address (SOPA) ceremony.


The following affected streets will be closed from early hours of Friday morning, 22 February 2019 until in the afternoon:

  • On Thabo Mbeki from Biccard to Paul Kruger
  • On Bodenstein from Landros Mare to Paul Kruger
  • Corner of Biccard and Bodenstein streets
  • On Landros Mare between Bodenstein  and Thabo Mbeki
  • On Church between Thabo Mbeki and Rabe
  • On Paul Kruger between Thabo Mbeki and Rabe
  • Corner of Market and Rabe


    Street demonstration will commence at 09h00 from SABC Park to Jack Botes via Landros Mare street on to Excelsior street and right on to Schoeman to Bodenstein until Jack Botes.


    Visitor Information Centre (VIC) next to Jack Botes Hall is also affected as there is no parking for our visitors today ahead of the ceremony. However, visitors to the centre can make a walk-in. During the SOPA, the centre will not be accessible but available via e-mail and telephone.


    The municipality urges motorists, businesses and visitors to be patient and to use alternative routes during the proceedings of the ceremony and to adhere to the traffic instructions given by the law enforcement officers.


    The municipality apologises for any inconveniences caused.


    Visitor Information Centre: 015 290 2010 /

    Municipal helpline: 015 290 2457


    Issued by Communications and Marketing


    For media inquiries, please contact:

    Thipa Selala

    Cell: 067 644 8021