IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Temporary Road Restrictions For 2017 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge


ON  30 March 2017 there will be an ample amount of road restrictions around the Wanderers/Ilovo/Melrose area. Read on and share the news. 

J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

IMPORTANT TRAFFIC ADVISORY ANNOUNCEMENT:
TEMPORARY ROAD RESTRICTIONS FOR THE 2017 J.P. MORGAN CORPORATE CHALLENGE®

There will be several road closures in the vicinity of Melrose and Birdhaven on Thursday, March 30 due to the 14th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge at the Wanderers Club.
The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department has approved temporary road restrictions during the race between 4.45pm – 8.00pm in selected roads. The closures are for the safety of the 13,000 runners, joggers and walkers from 268 companies. The organisers would like to reassure residents every effort will be made to ensure as little as possible disruptions during this time.

Race route description and detail:
From the runners start line:
Start in Venus Street, close to corner of (c/o) Greenacres Drive, run down Venus Street (north to south), away from The Wanderers Club, and turn left into Tyrwhitt Avenue, right into Melrose Street.

From the walkers and joggers start line:
Start in Wingfield Avenue corner of (c/o) Greenacres Drive, turn left into Greenacres Avenue, right around park, continue with Greenacres Drive and turn right into Melrose Street. The two starting groups merge 200m before the 1km mark. From here the route is the same for all.

Merged Race Route:

Runners and walkers make their way up Melrose Street, right into Cecil Avenue, left into Tyrwhitt Avenue, right into Tottenham Avenue, right into Jellicoe Avenue, right into Jameson Avenue, left into Tyrwhitt Avenue, left into Reform Avenue, left into Jellicoe Avenue, right into Jameson Avenue, right into St Andrew Street, right into Reform Avenue, left into Jellicoe Avenue, left into Victoria Avenue, right into St Andrews Street, right into Bute Avenue and left into Venus Street and onto Finish line in The Wanderers Club. The following road will be temporarily restricted on 30 March 2017:

Individual road restrictions:

Restrictions between 8.30am – 8.00pm
Venus Street. C/O Greenacres Drive / Venus Street
Venus Street. C/O Arran Avenue / Venus Street
Wingfield Avenue. C/O St Andrews Street / Greenacres Drive

Restrictions between 4.45pm – 8.00pm
Rudd Road. C/O Corlett Drive / North Street
Atherstone Road. C/O Corlett Drive / North Road
North Road. C/O Oxford Road / Edgewood
Venus Street. C/O North Road / Melrose Street
Bute Avenue. C/O North Road / Venus Street
Arran Avenue. C/O North Road / Venus Street

Restrictions between 5.30pm – 8.00pm
St Andrews Street. C/O Venus Street / Wrenrose Avenue
Wrenrose Avenue. C/O St Andrews Street / Greenacres Drive
Ravenswood Ave. C/O St Andrews Street / Greenacres Drive
Wingfield Avenue. C/O St Andrews Street / Greenacres Drive
Greenacres Drive. C/O Venus Street / Edgewood Avenue
Melrose Street. C/O Greenacres Drive / Cecil Avenue
Tyrwhitt Avenue. C/O Oxford Road / Melrose Street
Jellicoe Avenue. C/O Oxford Road / Arran Avenue
Jameson Avenue. C/O Oxford Road / St Andrews Street
St Andrews Street. C/O Jameson Avenue / Arran Avenue

Restrictions between 6.15pm – 8.00pm
Somerville Road. C/O Glenhove Road / Melrose Street
5th Street C/O Glenhove Road / Melrose Street
Venus Street. C/O Glenhove Road /Melrose Street
Jameson Avenue. C/O Glenhove Road / Melrose Street
Cecil Avenue. C/O Glenhove Road / Melrose Street
Follow @Hot919fm and @jpmorgan for all the temporary road closure information. HOT 919 will also have a team on the road AND the Big Joburg Drive with the Parky Squad will broadcast LIVE on the day.

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