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Joburg road closures for New Year’s Eve

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The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA)  will be closing off all access roads leading to the M1 North and Mi South on the double-decker (DD) section as the City of Johannesburg will be hosting its annual New Year’s Eve Concert at the Mary Fitzgerald Square and Newtown Park from Sunday 31 December 2017 to Monday 1 January 2018.

Full road closures: From 06:00: Sunday 31 December 2017 to 06:00: Monday 01 January 2018:

  • Miriam Makeba Street and Rahima Moosa also known as Jeppe Street.
  • Miriam Makeba Street and Lilian Ngoyi Street also known as Bree Street.
  • Henry Nxumalo Street and Rahima Moosa also known as Jeppe Street.
  • Henry Nxumalo Street and Lilian Ngoyi Street also known as Bree Street.

Full road closures: From 12:00: Sunday 31 December 2017 to 06:00: Monday 01 January 2018:

  • Miriam Makeba Street and Gwigwi Mrewi Street.
  • Miriam Makeba Street and Helen Joseph Street also known as President Street
  • Henry Nxumalo Street and Barney Simon Street.
  • Henry Nxumalo Street and Gwigwi Mrewi Street.
  • Henry Nxumalo Street and Rahima Moosa also known as Jeppe Street.
  • Henry Nxumalo Street under the M1 flyover between Lilian Ngoyi Street also known as Bree and Rahima Moosa also known as Jeppe Street and Wolhuther Street also known as Margaret Mcingana.
  • Quinn Street and Rahima Moosa also known as Jeppe Street.
  • Quinn Street and Lilian Ngoyi Street also known as Bree Street.
  • Gerald Sekoto Street and Lilian Ngoyi Street also known as Bree Street.
  • Gerald Sekoto Street and Rahima Moosa also known as Jeppe Street.

New Year’s Eve route diversions M1 North and M1 South, on the double-decker section:

  • Sections of the M1 North and M1 South will be affected from 21:00 until 23:00.
  • Full road closures on M1 North and M1 South will be from 23h00 until 01:00 on New Year’s Day and traffic will be diverted accordingly.
  • Both highways will be fully operational by 01:00 on 01 January 2018.

Vehicles coming from M1 North going South will be diverted to Smit Street. They can then turn right into Biccard Street, which will change to Simmonds Street. At the corner of Simmonds and Village, those going east will slide left to join M2 East. Those going to the South will proceed straight and turn right at Trump Street and then left at West Street to join the M2 west.

Vehicles coming from M1 South and Main Reef Road will be diverted to Joe Slovo Drive.

For patrons coming to the event, please note that paid public parking will be at Newtown Junction, access will be at corner Miriam Makeba and Carr Streets.