• Newcastle
  • Wharf Rd, Hunter St, Scott St, Watt St at Newcastle Foreshore
Supercars Newcastle 500 - Friday 23 to Sunday 25 November
 
Fri 23 Nov 2018 - Sun 25 Nov 2018
 
Public Transport:

Event tickets include public transport. Plan ahead at transportnsw.info.

 

More than 150,000 people are expected to attend the Supercars Newcastle 500 around the Newcastle Foreshore from 23 to 25 November. Changed traffic conditions will be in effect on roads inside and outside the circuit for the 3-day event. 

Motorists are advised to expect delays on the M1 Motorway and Pacific Hwy in both directions approaching Newcastle, particularly on Saturday and Sunday morning. Traffic is also expected to be heavy on roads leaving Newcastle after each race day.

ROAD CLOSURES:

- Roads within the circuit east of Bolton St will close daily from 7am to 7pm Fri to Sun. Outside race hours from 7pm to 7am, one-way traffic flow will be in effect with access to roads east of Watt St via King St (entry) and Scott St (exit) only. 

- Roads outside the circuit including Hunter St/Scott St east of Darby St and roads north of King St will close from 6am to 8pm on Friday and Sunday and from 6am to 11pm on Saturday.

- Roads around Stockton Wharf will close daily between 6am and 7pm Fri to Sun.

- At Newcastle Interchange, the northbound lanes of Stewart Ave between Hunter St and Honeysuckle Dr will close from 6am to 11pm on Saturday and 6am to 8pm on Sunday. The eastbound lanes of Honeysuckle Dr will close from 6am til midday on Saturday and Sunday. No left turn onto Honeysuckle Dr from Hannell St. Access to the Honeysuckle Dr precinct is via Hunter St and Worth Pl during this time.

- On Saturday night, sections of Parry St, Ravenshaw St and Arnott St at the No.1 Sportsground will be closed from 12pm until midnight. Local access will be maintained for residents and businesses until 3pm.

Special event clearway parking restrictions will be in effect on roads outside of the circuit from 1am Friday until 8pm Sunday including sections of Honeysuckle Dr, Hunter St, Scott St, Darby St, Bolton St, Reserve Rd, King St and other local roads. Clearways will be in effect from 5am Friday until 7pm Monday on roads within the circuit. Clearways will also be in effect at No.1 Sportsground, Stockton Wharf and McDonald Jones Stadium.

Clearways are strict no-parking zones and apply even to local residents or RMS Mobility Scheme Permit holders. Check signs carefully, especially on Thursday night before the event as clearways come into effect early on Friday morning. Vehicles left in clearways will be towed and a fee applies.


Travel Arrangements
Road Closures

STOCKTON

FROM 6AM TO 3PM DAILY 23, 24 AND 25 NOVEMBER

  • Factory Street 1 between Punt Road and Fullerton Street (eastbound)
  • Fullerton Street 1 between Punt Road and Factory Street (southbound)
  • Fullerton Street 1 between King Street and Crown Street (southbound)
  • Mitchell Street 1 between Maitland Street and Hunter Street (southbound)
  • Mitchell Street 1 from Hunter Street

Notes:

1 Resident access maintained at all times.

NEWCASTLE

FROM 7AM WEDNESDAY 21 NOVEMBER  UNTIL 6PM MONDAY 26 NOVEMBER

  • Wharf Road 2 between Watt Street and Argyle Street

Notes:

2 Authorised access only. Access to off-street parking on Wharf Rd east of Argyle St is maintained via Argyle St for vehicles displaying a Supercars Wharf Rd Access or Parking Pass only. No on-street parking permitted.

FROM 5AM FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER UNTIL 7PM MONDAY 26 NOVEMBER

  • Church Street 3, 4 between Bolton Street and Watt Street
  • Ordnance Street 5 between Reserve Road and Watt Street
  • Reserve Road 5 between York Dr and Ordnance Street
  • Watt Street 5 between Reserve Road and Church Street

Notes:

3 Access to Police Station maintained. 

4 Authorised vehicles permitted to access to the Justice Precinct (Police Station and Court Buildings)

5 Managed access to James Fletcher Hospital Driveway maintained during the event.

FROM 6AM TO 8PM FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER AND SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

FROM 6AM TO 11PM SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER

  • Bolton Street 7 between Scott Street and King Street
  • Brown Street 8 between Hunter Street and King Street
  • Hunter Street 8 between Bolton Street and Brown Street (westbound)
  • Hunter Street 6 between Brown Street and Darby Street
  • Market Street 8 between Hunter Street and Scott Street
  • Merewether Street between Hunter Street and Centenary Road (northbound)
  • Morgan Street 8 between Laing Street and Hunter Street
  • Newcomen Street 8 between Scott Street and King Street
  • Perkins Street 8, 11 between King Street and Hunter Street (northbound)
  • Scott Street 7 between Hunter Street and Bolton Street
  • Thorn Street 8 between Laing Street and Hunter Street (northbound)
  • Wolfe Street 8, 9, 10 between Scott Street and King Street

Notes:

6 Authorised Event Buses only. 

7 Access to 97 Scott Street maintained under the direction of traffic control.

8 Resident and business access maintained via King Street only. 

9 Access from King Street to accessibility drop off location. Vehicles using the accessibility drop off will exit via Scott Street. Vehicles must display a valid RMS Mobility Scheme Parking permit.

10 Taxis access to Hunter Street Taxi Rank maintained via Wolfe Street.

11 Private vehicle kiss and ride location access via King Street.

FROM 7AM TO 7PM DAILY 23-25 NOVEMBER

  • Alfred Street between Telford Street and Parnell Place
  • Athcourt Lane from King Street Beach Street from Parnell Place
  • Bond Street from Telford Street
  • Church Street 14 between Watt Street and Shortland Esplanade
  • Colliers Close from Shepherds Place
  • Fort Drive between Nobbys Road and Purnell Place
  • Horseshoe Beach Road 14 from Pasha Way
  • Hunter Street 15 between Pacific Street and Bolton Street (westbound)
  • King Street 12 between Pacific Street and Bolton Street
  • Moroney Ave 14 between Scott Street and Shortland Esplanade
  • Murray Avenue from Scott Street
  • Nobbys Road 14 between Fort Drive and Shortland Esplanade
  • Ocean Street between Pacific Street and Shortland Esplanade (eastbound)
  • Pacific Street between Scott Street and King Street
  • Parnell Place 14 between Scott Street and Fort Drive
  • Pasha Way from Wharf Road
  • Scott Street 13, 14 between Bolton Street and Parnell Place
  • Shepherds Place from Stevenson Place
  • Shortland Esplanade between Nobbys Road and Zaara Street (southbound)
  • Shortland Esplanade 14 between Zaara Street and Church Street
  • Stevenson Place between Telford Street and Parnell Place
  • Telford Street between Stevenson Place and Scott Street
  • Telford Street from Scott Street
  • Watt Street 14 between Scott Street and Church Street
  • Zaara Street between Stevenson Place and Alfred Street
  • Zaara Street from Alfred Street
  • Zaara Street 14 between Scott Street and Shortland Esplanade

Notes:

12 Resident access inside the track available from 7pm to 7am daily during the event. Entry via King Street only with valid Authorised Resident Access Pass. Exit from inside the track is available via Scott Street only between 7pm and 7am.

13 Exit only from Scott Street across Watt Street from 7pm to 7am daily during the event.

14 Roads that form part of the Supercars track will be restricted to one way flow in a clockwise direction from Sunday 18 November to Tuesday 27 November 2018.

15 Two way managed resident and business access between Bolton Street and Watt Street or Pacific Street and Watt Street.  No access across Watt Street.

FROM 7AM FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER THROUGH TO 7PM SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • Watt Street between Scott Street and Wharf Road
  • Wharf Road between Watt Street and Nobbys Road

FROM 6AM TO 12PM MIDDAY SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER AND SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • Honeysuckle Drive 16 between Hannell Street and Unnamed Street (eastbound)

Notes:

16 Access for residents and businesses to Honeysuckle Precinct maintained via Worth Place.

FROM 6AM TO 11PM SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER AND FROM 6AM TO 8PM SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • Stewart Avenue 17 between Hunter Street and Honeysuckle Drive (northbound)

Notes:

17 Event shuttle buses excepted.

FROM 3PM TO 8PM SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER AND SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • Bolton Street 18 between King Street and Church Street
  • Church Street 18 between King Street and Bolton Street
  • King Street 18 between Newcomen Street and Bolton Street

Notes:

18 Authorised Route Buses Excepted.

FROM 12PM MIDDAY UNTIL 12AM MIDNIGHT SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER

  • Arnott Street 19 between Parry Street and Hall Street
  • Parry Street 19, 20 between Steel Street and Union Street
  • Ravenshaw Street 19 between Parry Street and Hall Street

Notes:

19 Resident Access maintained at all times under the direction of Authorised Traffic Controllers and/or NSW Police.

20 Access through the road closure is maintaiend for resident and businesses on Parry St until 3pm only

Special Event Clearways

SPECIAL EVENT CLEARWAYS - PRE, DURING AND POST EVENT

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.

NEWCASTLE

FROM 6AM MONDAY 5 NOVEMBER UNTIL 6AM MONDAY 12 NOVEMBER

  • Bolton Street* between Rankin Ellison Building (at No Parking sign) and Commonwealth Law Courts Driveway (eastern side)
  • Bolton Street * between start of Bus Zone outside No50 Bolton Street and to start of Motorcycle Parking just prior to King Street (western side)
  • Church Street * between Bolton Street and Newcomen Street (southern side)

Notes:

* Authorised Route Buses Excepted

FROM 6AM TO 6PM MONDAY 12 NOVEMBER

  • Watt Street between Scott Street and Wharf Road (both sides)
  • Wharf Road between Watt Street and Pedestrian Crossing on Wharf Road 100m west of Watt Street (both sides)

FROM 6AM MONDAY 12 NOVEMBER UNTIL 7PM FRIDAY 30 NOVEMBER

  • Bolton Street* between Rankin Ellison Building (at No Parking sign) and Commonwealth Law Courts Driveway (eastern side)
  • Bolton Street * between No 50 Bolton Street (car park) driveway entrance and to start of Motorcycle Parking just prior to King Street (western side)
  • Church Street * between Bolton Street and Newcomen Street (southern side)

Notes:

* Authorised Route Buses Excepted

FROM 6AM MONDAY 19 NOVEMBER UNTIL 6PM MONDAY 26 NOVEMBER

  • Telford Street between Scott Street and end of Street (western side)
  • Wharf Road between 250m west of Watt Street (entrance of Car Park) and Watt Street (northern side)

FROM 6AM WEDNESDAY 21 NOVEMBER UNTIL 6PM MONDAY 26 NOVEMBER

  • Wharf Road between Argyle Street and 250m west of (entrance of Car Park)
  • Watt Street Northern Side Wharf Road between Watt Street and Argyle Street (southern side)

FROM 6AM THURSDAY 22 NOVEMBER UNTIL TUESDAY 27 NOVEMBER

  • Watt Street between Ordnance Street and Church Street (both sides)

EVENT DAYS 23-25 NOVEMBER - NEWCASTLE

FROM 1AM FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER UNTIL 8PM SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • Argyle Street between Wharf Road and Hunter Street (both sides)
  • Bolton Street between Scott Street and King Street (both sides)
  • Bolton Street * between King Street and Rankin Ellison Building (at No Parking sign) (eastern side)
  • Bolton Street * between Church Street and No 50 Bolton Street (car park) driveway entrance (western side)
  • Centenary Road between Merewether Street and Argyle Street (both sides)
  • Church Street between Watt Street and Bolton Street (both sides)
  • Darby Street between Hunter Street and King Street (eastern side)
  • Honeysuckle Drive * between No. 26 Honeysuckle Drive and Workshop Way (northern side)
  • Honeysuckle Drive * between Settlement Lane and Worth Place (southern side)
  • Hunter Street * between Merewether Street and Scott Street (northern side)
  • Hunter Street * between Scott Street and Darby Street (southern side)
  • Hunter Street between Newcomen Street and Watt Street (both sides)
  • Hunter Street * between Wood Street and Stewart Avenue (northern side)
  • King Street between Watt Street and Bolton Street (both sides)
  • Newcomen Street between Hunter Street and Scott Street (both sides)
  • Ordnance Street between Reserve Road and Watt Street (both sides)
  • Reserve Road between Ordnance Street and Newcomen Street (both sides)
  • Scott Street * between Hunter Street and Bolton Street (northern side)
  • Scott Street between Bolton Street and Watt Street (northern side)
  • Scott Street between Watt Street and Newcomen Street (southern side)
  • Scott Street * between Newcomen Street and Hunter Street (southern side)
  • Settlement Lane * between Wright Lane and Honeysuckle Drive (western side)
  • Stewart Avenue * between Hunter Street and Honeysuckle Drive (western side)
  • Stewart Avenue between Honeysuckle Drive and Hunter Street (eastern side)
  • Wolfe Street between Scott Street and Hunter Street (both sides)
  • Workshop Way between Honeysuckle Drive and Merewether Street (both sides)
  • Worth Place between Honeysuckle Drive and Hunter Street (both sides)
  • Wright Lane between Workshop Way and Settlement Lane (southern side)
  • Wright Lane between Workshop Way and Chifley Apartments (northern side)

Notes:

* Authorised Route Buses Excepted

FROM 6AM TO 6PM FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER UNTIL SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • Bond Street from Telford Street (both sides)
  • Hunter Street between Pacific Street and Watt Street (both sides)
  • King Street between Pacific Street and Watt Street (both sides)
  • Ocean Street between Pacific Street and Shortland Esplanade (both sides)
  • Pacific Street between Scott Street and King Street (both sides)
  • Scott Street between Zaara Street and Watt Street (both sides)
  • Telford Street between Stevenson Place and Scott Street (both sides)
  • Telford Street from Scott Street to end of the street (eastern side)

STOCKTON

FROM 1AM FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER UNTIL 8PM SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • Mitchell Street from Wharf Crescent (both sides)

NEW LAMBTON / BROADMEADOW

FROM 4AM FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER UNTIL 8PM SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • Curley Road # between Lambton Road and Denney Street (both sides)
  • Turton Road * between Griffiths Road and Lambton Road (eastern side)

Notes:

* Authorised Route Buses Excepted # Authorised Buses Excepted

NEWCASTLE (CONCERT VENUE)

12PM MIDDAY UNTIL 12AM MIDNIGHT SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER

  • Parry Street between Steel Street and Union Street (northern side)
  • Parry Street * between Union Street and Steel Street (southern side)
  • Ravenshaw Street between Hall Street and Parry Street (both sides)
  • Union Street between Tooke Street and Parry Street (western side)

Notes:

* Authorised Route Buses Excepted

FROM 6AM SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER UNTIL 8PM SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • Church Street * between Newcomen Street and Wolfe Street (southern side)

Notes:

* Authorised Route Buses Excepted

FROM 12PM MIDDAY TO 7PM SATURDAY 24 AND SUNDAY 25 NOVEMBER

  • Hunter Street between Perkins Street and Brown Street (southern side - taxis excepted)

 

 

 

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