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|Rolling road closures|
|—||11:15 — 12:15||—||11:15 — 12:15|
|—||11:35 — 13:00||—||11:35 — 13:00|
|—||12:10 — 13:25||—||12:10 — 13:25|
|—||12:35 — 13:55||—||12:35 — 13:55|
|—||13:00 — 14:10||—||13:00 — 14:10|
|—||13:15 — 14:30||—||13:15 — 14:30|
|—||—||—||13:00 — 16:00|
|—||12:45 — 15:00||—||12:45 — 16:00|
|—||13:00 — 15:15||—||13:00 — 16:15|
Rolling Road Closures
Sections of the road along the course will be temporarily closed as the race travels through. The rolling road closure is expected to pass through the course within 15-20 minutes. Outside of this period, access is maintained using the course roads under the direction of traffic controllers. The map above shows sections of the course and their expected closure times.
If you are travelling along a course road as a rolling road closure comes through:
Fixed Road Closures
The rolling road closure will be supported by some fixed road closure to assist in keeping the course roads free of traffic when the race comes through. These additional road closures will be in Geelong, Barwon Heads and Torquay on most side streets that intersect with the course. All major intersections will remain open, except when the race passes. Fixed road closures are shown on the map above, indicated by a red circle. Users can click on the circle for closure details.
More information can be downloaded including a list of all road closures here.
The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race consists of three events:
|Saturday 28 January 2017||People’s Ride||07:00|
|Saturday 28 January 2017||Elite Women’s UCI 1.2 Race||11:40 (TBC)|
|Sunday 29 January 2017||Elite Men’s WorldTour Race||11:10 (TBC)|
This is a recreation ride and is not a race, with cyclists adhering to normal road rules. There will be minor changed traffic conditions in some areas, such as reduced speed limits and intersection management to assist the flow of traffic and to ensure the safety of all road users.
Due to the large number of cyclists on the roads during this event, please take extra care when driving. There may be longer delays than usual on key arterial routes throughout the weekend, so please allow extra travel time. All roads and towns will remain accessible.
In order to safely deliver a world-class cycling event, the routes must be secure and vehicle-free. There will be restricted parking on any road which the course travels along.
To assist, please ensure you park your car either on a driveway if available or on a side street off the course.
Emergency access will be maintained at all times. In an emergency please call 000.
If you have any questions about how the changed traffic conditions may affect you once you have read through this information, please contact us.