MUST READ: Old Mutual Wealth Double Century Road Closures

Don't start your 2021 Old Mutual Wealth Double Century off on the wrong foot - make sure you get there early...

Michael Finch |

The Old Mutual Wealth Double Century is but a few days away. Here is a complete list of road closures for those riders not staying in Swellendam for the bestest bike ride of the year, so you can plan your arrival at the start drama and traffic-jam free.

2021 Old Mutual Wealth Double Century Road Closure Information

This unique time trial cycling event sees teams 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 several public roads. The following temporary road closures have been approved by both Swellendam Municipality and Provincial Department of Roads and Public Work for the duration of the event:




Somerset Street, Swellendam

04h00 –08h00

Murray Street and Station Street (On either side of the Swellendam Show Grounds)


Cooper Street (between Kok Street and Murray Street)


Van Eeden Street,S wellendam


R324 – Tradouw Pass(Suurbraak side)

R324 Tradouw Pass (Barrydale side)

05h30 –09h30

05h15 – 09h30

Van Riebeeck RoadMontagu


Kerk Street (between Lang Street & Van Riebeeck Road)Montagu


Lang Street (between Kerk Street and R62 Cogmanskloof Pass) Montagu


R62 Cogmanskloof Pass(Montagu side)


R62 Cogmanskloof Pass(Ashton side)

08h00 –12h00

ZandvlietRoad, Ashton

08h30 -12h30

R317 from Bonnievalet o Viljoensdrift


R317 (from Bonnievale to Viljoensdrift) *Traffic to be diverted to Viljoensdrift.   


R317 (from Rooibrug to Bonnievale)


For any enquiries or concerns contact 087 820 7223 (before the event) and on 087 820 5605 (race day enquiries only) or visit the website:

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