With the 10th annual Cape Town Carnival taking place this weekend roads in the Mother City will be closed .

The Cape Town Carnival may be a cause of celebration for many, but road users in the Mother City are set for a traffic nightmare. Here are the road closures for Saturday.

Major road closures for the Cape Town Carnival:

Green Point

Somerset Road:

  • Granger Bay Boulevard to Ebenezer Road โ€“ City inbound carriageway closure โ€“ 12:00 โ€“ 13:00
  • Granger Bay Blvd to Buitengracht Street โ€“ Full closure in both directions โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Exhibition Terrace and York Road โ€“ Sea Point bound carriageway, left lane only โ€“ limited residence access โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Highfield Road and Vesperdene Road โ€“ Sea Point bound carriageway, left lane only โ€“ limited residence access โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Main Road:

  • Granger Bay Blvd to Three Anchor Bay Blvd โ€“ Resident access only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Fritz Sonnenberg:

  • Vlei Road to Granger Bay Blvd โ€“ Full closure in both directions โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Granger Bay Blvd to A Track โ€“ Full closure in both directions โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Ebenezer Road:

  • Victoria Junction Hotel Parking Entrance to Somerset Road โ€“ Full closure in both directions โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Port Road to Prestwich Street โ€“ Permit holders only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Bennett Street:

  • Port Road to Prestwich Street โ€“ Permit holders only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

De Smit Street:

  • Intersection De Smit and Somerset Road โ€“ Full closure in both directions โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Moreland Terrace:

  • Napier Street to Somerset Road โ€“ Full closure โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Napier Street:

  • Jarvis Street to Somerset Road โ€“ Full closure in both directions โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Prestwich Street to Hospital Street โ€“ Full closure โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Alfred Street:

  • Schiebe Street to Somerset Road โ€“ Full closure โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Prestwich Street to Schiebe Street โ€“ Access control for Rockwell Hotel guests only โ€“ access from Prestwich Street โ€“ 16:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Prestwich Street to Hospital Street โ€“ Full closure in both direction  (Fri 15 โ€“ Sun 17) โ€“ 17:00 โ€“ 01:00

Hudson Street:

  • Intersection Hudson and Somerset Road โ€“ Full closure in both directions โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Intersection Hudson and Waterkant Street โ€“ Residents access only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Intersection Hudson and Strand Street โ€“ Residents access only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Dixon Street:

  • Intersection Dixon and Somerset Road โ€“ Full closure in both directions โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Vos Street:

  • Intersection Vos and Strand Street โ€“ Resident access only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Loader Street:

  • Intersection Loader and Dixon Street โ€“ Resident access only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Towards the CBD

Chiappini Street:

  • Prestwich Street to Somerset Road โ€“ Full closure in both directions โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Prestwich Street to Hospital Street โ€“ One lane restriction โ€“ City outbound lane closure only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Intersection Chiappini and Waterkant Street โ€“ Resident access only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Intersection Chiappini and Strand Street โ€“ Resident access only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Prestwich Street:

  • Napier Street to Alfred Street โ€“ Full closure in both directions (access control for Rockwell Hotel guests only) โ€“ 16:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Alfred Street to Chiappini Street โ€“ Full closure in both directions โ€“ 08:00 โ€“ 01:00

Hospital Street:

  • Napier Street to Alfred Street โ€“ One lane restriction โ€“ City outbound lane โ€“ 08:00 โ€“ 01:00
  • Alfred Street to Chiappini Street โ€“ One lane restriction โ€“ City outbound lane โ€“ 08:00 โ€“ 01:00

Cavalcade Road:

  • York Road to Upper Portswood Road โ€“ Resident access only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00

Thornhill Road:

  • York Road to Upper Portswood Road โ€“ Resident access only โ€“ 13:00 โ€“ 01:00