PSSA-ButtonView Accommodation for the Coronation Double Century

On Saturday, 22 November 2014, roughly 3 000 riders will line up in Swellendam to tackle the Coronation Double Century’s challenging 202km route, resulting in a few scheduled road closures in the Overberg region.

Scheduled road closures for Saturday, 22 November 2014:

Somerset Road, Swellendam: 04h00 – 08h00

R324, Tradouw Pass: 06h00 – 09h30

Van Riebeek Road, Montague:  09h30 – 11h30

Van Eeden Street, Swellendam: 11h00 – 17h00

Murray Street and Stasie Street (on either side of the Swellendam Show Grounds), Swellendam

04h00 – 16h00

Zandvliet Road, Ashton: 08h30 – 12h00

R317 (for 2.5km to Bonnievale Cellars), Bonnievale: 10h30 – 14h00

Peter Gratton, Tourism Manager of the Greater Swellendam Tourism Office, shares the community’s support of the annual event, saying: “Swellendam Tourism welcomes all the participants, friends and spectators of the Coronation Double Century.  It gives us immense pride to host this incredible event which is the biggest in our annual tourism and cultural calendar.”

On Race Day (Saturday, 22 November 2014) the public can contact the event organisers on 087 820 5605 or 028 514 1705 if there are any emergency queries or incidents to report.

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