George Municipality confirms that the legal march scheduled for today is en-route to the Main Municipal Building. Participants have turned into Cradock Street from Nelson Mandela Boulevard at present.
The march will end at the entrance to the Main Building, Cashier Hall off Progress Street, where the Memorandum is scheduled to be handed over to a political representative for the Office of the Mayor at 12h30.
Please be advised that traffic delays can be expected, and it is suggested that alternate routes are used where feasible. The march is being monitored by George Law Enforcement, Traffic Officials and SAPS until dispersed.
The expected duration of the march is from 09h00 – 15h00.
Roads/ Streets affected along the planned route include:
Cradock Street (Intersection with NMB)
Hibernia Street (Intersection with Cradock St)
Victoria Street (Intersection with Cradock St)
Market Street (Intersection with Cradock St)
Hibernia Street (Intersection with Meade Street)
York Street (Intersection with Hibernia St)
No road closures are planned. Traffic Officials will monitor and redirect traffic as the group proceeds. Updates will be posted to keep residents informed.
Parking at Civic Centre, York Street – Progress Street – Victoria Street
George Municipality would like to advise residents and all Eisteddfod participants that parking around the Municipal Civic Centre has been cordoned off due to the legal march being held today.
Progress Street, York Street (front of Civic Centre) and Victoria Street parking will not be available until after the march disperses. The expected duration of the march is from 09h00 – 15h00.
Eisteddfod parents are requested to make use of on street parking further away from the main municipal building (along York Street) and George Municipal Traffic Wardens will be on hand to direct parents and learners to the main entrance of the Civic Centre.
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