Road Closures & Delays for The 2018 Coronation Double Century

Coronation Double Century

The Coronation Double Century, South Africa’s preeminent endurance cycle challenge takes place on Saturday, 24 November 2018. This unique time trial sees 270 teams of 6 to 12 riders starting in Swellendam and racing via Suurbraak, the Tradouw Pass and Op de Tradouw ascent towards Montagu. The route then passes Ashton, Robertson and Bonnievale, returning via the R317 to Swellendam.

To ensure the safety of the public and cyclists, traffic will be controlled on a number of public roads. Please note that the following temporary road closures have been approved by both the Swellendam Municipality and Provincial Department of Roads and Public Works for the duration of the event.

Road namesTimes of closure
Somerset Street, Swellendam04h00 – 08h00
Murray Street and Station Street (On either side of the Swellendam Show Grounds)04h00 – 17h00
Cooper Street (between Kok Street and Murray Street)04h00 – 17h00
Van Eeden Street, Swellendam11h00 – 17h00
R324 – Tradouw Pass05h30 – 09h30
Van Riebeeck Road – Montagu08h00 – 11h30
Kerk Street (between Lang Street & Van Riebeeck Road) – Montagu08h00 – 11h30
Lang Street (between Kerk Street and R62 Cogmanskloof Pass) Montagu08h00 – 11h30


Thank you for your understanding and patience during the short delays that may be experienced as a result of the staging of the Coronation Double Century.

For any queries or concerns please contact us on 087 820 7223 (before the event) and on 028 514 1621/22 (race day enquiries only) or visit the website:

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