Traffic Management

Apr 25 2024

ANCYL Walkabout Campaign Blitz – Friday 26 April, 13h00 – 16h00

ANCYL Walkabout Campaign Blitz – Friday 26 April, 13h00 – 16h00

Route and March Details:

Meet at 13h00 at Ocean’s Taxi Rank. At 14h00 they will leave in vehicles to meet on Millennium Boulevard between Children’s Park and the Umhlanga Fire Station. Participants will proceed on foot from Millennium Boulevard turning right upon Centenary Boulevard, left upon Twilight Drive, right upon Park Way toward CCI and then proceed on the same route [in reverse] to the Gateway Taxi Rank. Ends at Gateway Taxi Rank where they will disperse at around 16h00.

There will be approximately 100 people marching.

This is an approved march under the Gatherings Act, Act 205 of 1993, with a Section 4 meeting having been conducted with all stakeholders.

Metro Police will be in attendance along the route.

We ask that you plan your travel around the Gateway Precinct and surrounds accordingly, and anticipate possible traffic congestion. We urge motorists to follow any instructions or directions from Metro Police, SAPS or CPF members on the route.

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Apr 16 2024

Taxi Blockade and Go Slow – 16 April 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

16 April 2024

TAXI BLOCKADES AND GO-SLOW PROCESSIONS

Over the course of today, Tuesday 16 April 2024, the DN CPF received multiple reports from various groups about large contingents of slow moving and/or stationary taxis resulting in severe traffic jams across several areas in Durban North, as well as along the N2, both North and South.

Metro Police and the SAPS were deployed to the scenes and dispersed the taxis, however in some cases the taxis relocated to other points.

A large convoy of taxis appeared to leave the Durban North area en-masse at around 18h30.

Reports seem to indicate that the reason behind the go-slows and blockades is that the taxis are unhappy with a long, ongoing multi-disciplinary operation aimed at fining taxis for varying offences and infringements.

From tonight Metro Police and SAPS will be closely monitoring the situation. The DN CPF are in constant contact with them and will provide updates to our residents as and when the information is made available, so we ask that residents monitor their local traffic, security or street groups for updates.

We ask that you rely on information either from the DNCPF or other official structures, and refrain from sharing unverified voice notes, videos and messages. If you have first-hand information to share, include a date and time when sharing to prevent circulation of old or outdated messages

-ENDS-
Darryl Oliver
Durban North CPF Public Relations
pr@dncpf.co.za

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Feb 01 2024

uMkhonto Wesizwe (MK) Party Motorcade – 2 February 2024

On Friday 2 February 2024, the uMkhonto Wesizwe (MK) Party will be holding a Mass Mobilization Program from 12h00 to 16h00 in the Durban North and Umhlanga area. This will involve speeches and entertainment at the start and end points, as well as motorcade along a defined route.
The motorcade will start at Capellos Umhlanga and will leave Umhlanga from Park Square via Centenary Boulevard, left upon Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Kenneth Kaunda Drive, left upon Swapo Road, left upon Adelaide Tambo Drive, right upon Marion Road, left upon Inca Road, right upon Braemer Avenue, left upon Armstrong Avenue, right upon Melkhout, left upon Forest Drive, continue upon Marine Drive, left upon Ocean Way, right upon Chartwell Drive, crossing over Lighthouse Road, continuing upon Lagoon Drive, left upon Newlands, right upon Egret Lane, right upon Portland Drive, continues upon Herald Drive, right upon Herwood Drive, left upon Wager Avenue, continues along Twilight Drive to finish outside Capellos.
Time permitting, the motorcade may proceed to Palm Boulevard and return to Capellos, where they will conclude with presentation and speeches.
Metro Police and SAPS will be present along the route at certain points to control traffic and monitor.
We ask that you plan your route accordingly, and expect delays along the route between those time, and adhere to any instructions or directions given to you by law enforcement officials or traffic marshals along the route.
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