• Tempe to Wollongong
  • various roads incl Princes Hwy, The Grand Pde, Lady Wakehurst Dr, Lawrence Hargrave Dr and Cliff Rd
MS Sydney to the Gong - Sunday 4 November
 
Sun 4 Nov 2018 - Sun 4 Nov 2018
 
Advice:
Check signage
Exercise caution; Allow extra travel time

Up to 10,000 cyclists will ride from Tempe or Engadine to Wollongong. The 82km ride from Tempe Recreation Reserve starts from 6am and the 58km ride starting from Cooper St Resrve, Engadine starts from 8am. Events finish at WA Lang Park, Wollongong by 4pm.

Road and lane closures:

4am to 10am - Tempe to Sutherland:South St, West Botany St, Bestic St

4am to 11:30am - Sutherland to Waterfal:lane 1 southbound on Princes Hwy from President Ave to Farnell Ave and between Heathcote Station and Waterfall.

5am to 3pm - Royal National Park:McKell Ave, Lady Wakehurst Dr, Sir Betram Stevens Dr

6am to 4pm - Wollongong:Cliff Rd, Marine Dr

Motorists are reminded to be cautious of cyclists while sharing roads during the event and to abide by general road rules. 

Speed limit reductions will be in effect on key roads along the course to 60km/h from Sans Souci to Waterfall between 4am and 11:30am and down to 40km/h from Stanwell Park to Thirroul between 6am and 3pm.

Special event clearways will be in place along key sections of the course between 4am and 3pm. Clearways are strict no-parking zones even for local residents and RMS Mobility Scheme Permit holders. Check signs carefully as vehicles left in clearways will be towed and a fee applies.


Travel Arrangements
Road and Lane Closures

ROAD CLOSURES

TEMPE - FROM 4AM TO 10AM

  • Holbeach Ave between Princes Hwy and South St (roundabout)
  • South St between Holbeach Ave and Station St
  • Tempe Recreational Reserve loop road and parking    

ARNCLIFFE - FROM 4AM TO 10AM

  • West Botany St between Princes Hwy and Marsh St (southbound)

KYEEMAGH - FROM 4AM TO 10AM

  • Bestic St between Jacobson Ave and General Holmes Dr (eastbound)

DOLLS POINT - FROM 4AM TO 10AM

  • Malua St (Lane 1)* between Sandringham St and The Grand Pde (northbound)

Notes:

*Resident access to Sandringham St and the Grand Pe via Napoleon St

KYEEMAGH - FROM 5:15AM TO 8AM

  • Bestic Street* between West Botany St and Francis Ave (eastbound)

ROYAL NATIONAL PARK AND WATERFALL - FROM 5AM TO 2PM 

  • McKell Ave between Kooraban St and Lady Wakehurst Dr

ROYAL NATIONAL PARK - FROM 5:30AM TO 2PM 

  • Sir Bertram Stevens Dr between McKell Ave and Garie Rd

ROYAL NATIONAL PARK AND OTFORD - FROM 5:30AM TO 3PM 

  • Domville Rd between Otford Rd and Lady Wakehurst Dr (eastbound)
  • Lady Wakehurst Dr between McKell Ave and Otford Rd
  • Lawrence Hargrave Dr* between Stonehaven Rd and Chellow Dene Ave (southbound)
  • Lawrence Hargrave Dr* between Otford Rd and Chellow Dene Ave
  • Otford Rd between Lady Wakehurst Dr and Lawrence Hargrave Dr

* Access to properties along closed sections of Lawrence Hargrave Drive in Stanwell Tops will be maintained for local residents. Motorists are advised to follow the directions of NSW Police and/or authorised traffic controllers on-site. 

BULLI - FROM 6AM TO 3PM 

  • Point St between Hill St and Blackall St (eastbound)

WOLLONGONG - FROM 5AM TO 7PM

  • Hinton St between Harbour St and Hector St
  • Robertson street between Harbour St and Hector St
  • Old Court House Ln between Robertson St and Cliff Rd
  • Magistrates Lane (entire road)
  • Hector St (entire road) 
  • Marine Drive between Cliff Rd and Crown St

From 5:30am to 7pm

  • Endeavour Dr (entire road)

From 6am to 4pm

  • Bourke St between Kembla St and Cliff Rd (eastbound)
  • Cliff Rd between Blacket St and Endeavour Dr (southbound)
  • Cliff Rd between Harbour Parking (Endeavour Dr Lower) and Marine Dr
  • George Hanley Dr between Kembla St and Cliff Rd (eastbound)

LANE CLOSURES

Lane closures will be progressively reopened following the event.

From 4am to 10am

TEMPE TO WOLLI CREEK

  • Princes Highway, Lane 1* between Ikea entry / exit  and West Botany Rd (southbound)

BRIGHTON LE SANDS

  • The Grand Parade, Lane 1 between Henson St and President Ave (southbound)

SANS SOUCI TO TAREN POINT

  • Rocky Point Road, Lane 1 between Fontainebleau St and Taren Point Rd (southbound)
  • Taren Point Road, Lane 1 between Rocky Point Rd and Toorak Ave (southbound)

From 5am to 9:30am

ENGADINE

  • Cooper St between Princes Hwy and Old Princes Hwy (westbound)

KIRRAWEE, SUTHERLAND, LOFTUS, ENGADINE

  • Princes Hwy, Lane 1 between President Ave and Farnell Ave (southbound)

HEATHCOTE

  • Princes Highway, Lane 1 between Heathcote Train Station carpark and Waterfall ramp off (southbound)

FAIRY MEADOW

  • Elliotts Rd between Squires Way and Fairy Meadow Surf Club (westbound)

 

Special Event Clearways

SPECIAL EVENT CLEARWAYS

Special event clearways are strict no-parking zones even for local residents and RMS Mobility Scheme Parking Permit holders. Check signs carefully as vehicles left in clearways will be towed and a fee applies. If your car is towed, call the Traffic Information Line on 132 701 to find its new location.

TEMPE, WOLLI CREEK, KYEEMAGH, BRIGHTON LE SANDS, SANS SOUCI, TAREN POINT, CARINGBAH, MIRANDA, GYMEA

FROM 4AM TO 10AM

  • Princes Hwy between IKEA entry/exit, Tempe and West Botany Rd, Wolli Creek (eastern side)
  • Princes Hwy between Brodie Spark Dr and Gannon St (western side)
  • Bay St between Princes Hwy and Young St (both sides)
  • Holbeach Ave between Princes Hwy and South St roundabout (both sides)
  • West Botany St between Marsh St in Arncliffe and Bestic St in Banksia (eastern side)
  • Bestic St between West Botany St and Highclere Ave in Banksia (northern side)
  • Bestic St between Caroma Ave and General Holmes Dr in Kyeemagh (northern side)
  • General Holmes Dr between Sellwood St and Bruce St in Brighton Le Sands (eastern side)
  • The Grand Pde between Bruce St and President Ave in Brighton Le Sands (eastern side)
  • Sandringham St between The Grand Parade and Rocky Point Rd in Sans Souci (southern side)
  • Rocky Point Rd between Sandringham St and Fontainebleau St in Sans Souci (eastern side)
  • Taren Point Rd between Toorak Ave (Taren Point) and The Kingsway (Caringbah) (eastern side)
  • The Kingsway between Taren Point Rd and Princes Hwy in Gymea (southern side)

ENGADINE TO HEATHCOTE - FROM 4AM TO 11AM 

  • Princes Hwy between No. 898 Princes Hwy (150m east of Old Bush Rd) and Whitton St (eastern side)


COALCLIFF, SCARBOROUGH, COLEDALE, AUSTINMER, THIRROUL - FROM 5AM TO 3PM 

  • Lawrence Hargrave Dr between 400m north of Coalcliff Train Station and The Esplanade in Thirroul (eastern side)

BULLI, BELLAMBI TO FAIRY MEADOW - FROM 5AM TO 3PM 

  • Trinity Row between Godolphin St and Farrell Rd (eastern side)
  • Pioneer Dr/Rd between No. 11 Pioneer Dr in Woonona and Carters Ln in Fairy Meadow (eastern side)
  • Carters Ln between Pioneer Rd and Elliotts Rd (eastern side)  

WOLLONGONG - FROM 5AM TO 3PM 

  • Squires Way between Elliotts Rd and George Hanley Dr (eastern side)
  • George Hanley Dr between Squires Way and Kembla St (northern side)
  • Cliff Rd between 20m north of George Hanley Dr and Marine Dr (eastern side)
Speed Limit Reductions

SPEED LIMIT REDUCTIONS 

Speed Limit Reduction affects both directions unless stated otherwise.

Reduced to 60 km/hr

From 4am to 9:30am

SANS SOUCI TO TAREN POINT 

4AM TO 9:30AM, - LIMIT REDUCED TO 60KM/H

  • Rocky Point Rd, Lane 1 between Fontainebleau St and Taren Point Rd (southbound)
  • Taren Point Rd, Lane 1 between Rocky Point Rd and Toorak Ave (southbound)

From 4am to 10:30am

KIRRAWEE, LOFTUS 

Princes Hwy, Lane 1between Minerva St and Farnell Ave (southbound)

From 4am to 11:30am

LOFTUS TO WATERFALL 

Princes Hwy, Lane 1 between Farnell Ave and Waterfall ramp off (southbound)

Reduced to 40 km/hr

From 6am to 3pm

STANWELL PARK TO THIRROUL

  • Lawrence Hargrave Dr between Old Coast Rd, Stanwell Park and The Esplanade in Thirroul

From 6am to 4pm

FAIRY  MEADOW TO WOLLONGONG

  • Squires Way between Elliotts Rd and George Hanley Dr
  • George Hanley Dr between Squires Way and Kembla St
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