2013 Geelong Multi Sport Festival Resident and Business

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2013 Geelong Multi Sport Festival Resident and Business

GEELONG MULTI SPORT FESTIVAL

RESIDENT & BUSINESS NOTIFICATION

CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS

SATURDAY 9 AND SUNDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2013

Dear resident or business,

The Geelong Multi Sport Festival takes place over three days, from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th February.

The Festival program offers a wide range of sports and activities for people of all abilities. The Festival also benefits the

Geelong Give Where You Live program as the events charity partner.

Due to the staging of the Geelong Multi Sport Festival’s program, changed traffic conditions will apply in your area which

will affect access into and out of your property on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 February 2013.

The event participants will be running and cycling on the roadway. To ensure everyone’s safety, road closures, tow away

zones and no standing areas will be implemented, during the event. The times and locations of the changed traffic

conditions vary over the two days. Please refer to the maps within this notification for information relating to your area.

Detour signage and event marshals will be in place during the road closure periods to provide directions to motorists.

Emergency access will be maintained at all times during the road closure period.

THE WATERFRONT AND THE CITY

The Waterfront and Central Geelong will be a buzz with excitement. Witness some amazing participation sports and multi

award winning triathletes compete in the Geelong Multi Sport Festival. The cafes and restaurants are open. Come along

and watch some of Australia’s best sportspeople compete!

BUSINESS DELIVERIES

Deliveries will be limited during the road closure periods. Please advise your staff and suppliers of the changed traffic

conditions and refer to the Saturday and Sunday maps for this information. If you have any enquiries, contact the USM

Events Project Manager, Adam Renn on 1300 651 680 once you have received this notification.

EASTERN PARK AND THE LIMEBURNERS BOAT RAMP

Vehicle access to the East Geelong Golf Course, Geelong Conference Centre and the Geelong Botanic Gardens will be

unavailable between 6AM to 2PM on Sunday 10 th February. Limeburners Boat Ramp will be closed between 6AM to 2PM

on Sunday 10 th February. The St Helen’s Boat Ramp in North Geelong will be open at all times.

FURTHER INFORMATION & ASSISTANCE

We appreciate your support and patience during the road closure period, which will ensure everyone’s safety.

If you have any questions or would like further details in relation to the event or the road closures, please contact the

event organiser USM Events on 1300 651 680. Alternatively, visit www.usmevents.com.au or

www.geelongaustralia.com.au.

For after hour assistance call 03 5272 5272, listen to the prompt for Festival and Events; to enable an officer to assist you

with your enquiry.


TEMPORARY CHANGES TO BUS SERVICES

Bus stops along the events course cannot be serviced during the event. Please visit www.metlink.com.au for a revised bus

time table, providing advice of the closest bus stop and the route being implemented, during the road closure periods.

TEMPORARY CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS AND ACCESS ADVICE

SATURDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2013

The Esplanade, Western Beach Road and Eastern Beach Road from Glenleith Avenue to Bellerine Street, will be

closed from approximately 6.30AM to 12NOON.

• Vehicle access to Cunningham Pier is available via Cunningham Street only. Cross over Western Beach Road

and proceed onto Cunningham Pier (and vice versa for motorists exiting this area.)

• Access to the residents of Edgewater and the 61 Brougham Street Apartments and guests of Four Points

Sheraton is available via a slip lane between Yarra Street and Steampacket Place, during the road closure period.

Road closures are under the management of traffic controllers; please follow the directions they provide. Motorists may

experience delays, while the participants are on the road.


TEMPORARY CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS AND ACCESS ADVICE

SUNDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2013

• A Tow Away Zone will apply in Ritchie Boulevard and Upper Eastern Beach Road between Bellerine Street

and Garden Street from 4AM to 6PM.

• The Esplanade, Western Beach Road and Eastern Beach Road from Glenleith Street to Bellerine Street will

be closed to vehicles (6AM until 4.30PM.) However access will be available to exiting residents between

Glenleith Street and Canvendish Street travelling west along these roadways and exiting at the first left hand turn

until approximately 1PM. After 1PM no vehicles will be permitted to travel east or west along the Waterfront until

4:30PM.

• Vehicle access to Cunningham Pier is available by Cunningham Street, only. Crossing over Western Beach Road

and proceeding onto Cunningham Pier (and vice versa for motorists exiting this area.)

• Vehicle access to the residents of Edgewater and the 61 Brougham Street Apartments is available via a slip

lane between Yarra Street and Steampacket Place until 1PM only.

• Valet parking is available for the guests of Four Points Sheraton on Brougham Street, between 6AM to 4.30PM.

• Vehicle access to The VUE and Promenade Apartments car parks is available via Bellerine Street only. The

Promenade Apartments car park on Brougham Street is available via travelling east along Brougham Street only.

• Both sides of The Geelong Portarlington Road will be closed from 6AM to 1PM. This includes Point Henry

Road. Motorists will be detoured to the Bellarine Highway. (Refer to insert 1 on the map below.)

• Hermsley Road and Avila Road will be closed from 7.00AM to approximately 11.30PM. (Refer to insert 2 on the

map below.)

Road closures are under the management of traffic controllers; please follow the directions they provide. Motorists may

experience delays, while the participants are on the road.

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