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NOTICE OF ROAD USAGE AND ALTERNATIVE ROUTES
FRIDAY 25 - SUNDAY 27 AUGUST 2017
 
IMPORTANT MESSAGE
The 2017 tour will host a prestigious field of riders and is expected to deliver a significant economic impact for the region, as well as major national and international media exposure.
Your routine may be impacted for a few hours over the event weekend.
Please familiarise yourself with the road usage and seek alternative routes where possible and/or allow extra time for your planned travels during the event
We apologise for any inconvenience caused

ROAD CLOSURES - FRIDAY 25 AUGUST
On Friday 19 August – Stages 1 and 2 of the Sam Miranda Tour of the King Valley events will occur on CLOSED ROADS. We want to make you aware of impacts as the Rural City of Wangaratta will host visiting cyclists from across Australia.
Stage 1 - DALZOTTO WINERY TIME TRIAL will involve "Closed Road" conditions from the Enterance of Dal Zotto Winery to Whitfield and the King Valley Road from Whitfield to Cheshunt. If traveling from Wangaratta to Cheshunt a detour will operate via Gentle Annie Rd and Edi Cheshunt Rds. ACCESS to the Cheshunt Store will not be impacted.

Stage 2 - WANGARATTA SHOWGROUNDS CRITERIUM will involve "Closed Road" conditions within the confines of the Wangaratta Showgrounds. Access to the ground during this time will be via Golf Links Rd and following the parking directional arrows

Time Frame is listed below.

 

ROLLING ROAD CLOSURES
On Saturday, 25 AUGUST and Sunday, 26 AUGUST – Stages 3 and 4 of the Sam Miranda Tour of the King Valley events will occur. We want to make you aware of impacts as the Rural City of Wangaratta will host visiting cyclists from across Australia.
This will involve 'Rolling Road Closures' conducted by Victoria Police and will last for a maximum of 15 minutes.
We understand that the closed roads may impact your routine for a few hours on these days. The event will bringan estimated economic benefit of approximately $2.5 Million to the region and will continue to reinforce the regions appeal to bicycle tourists. The event is not possible without the support of the community and we have many community groups along the route involved.
As we make plans for this year’s event, we would welcome your input so the event has a positive impact on your community. We would also like to take this opportunity to inform you on how you may be able to move around in your vehicle during the road closure period.
 
LIST OF THE IMPACTED ROADS
As organisers of the event we have been working with Vicroads, Victoria Police, Rural City of Wangaratta and Ambulance Victoria to develop an event that will attract visitors from all over Australia and provide the safest possible environment for the participants. We appreciate the community’s patience and support of our cyclists and this event.  On the following table we have provided details of all road usage.

EMERGENCY ACCESS DURING THE EVENT
Vehicular access will be restricted during times when 'rolling' road closures are in place. In the event of an emergency, property owners can be escorted by motorbike mounted scouts (moto scout). For all medical emergencies please call ‘000’.

ROAD CLOSURE SUMMARY
Below is a list of all roads that will be closed on Saturday, 26 August and Sunday, 27 August, for the Sam Miranda Tour of the King Valley event. Please familiarise yourself with these closures and the alternative routes.

ACCESS TO SAM MIRANDA WINERY - Access to Sam Miranda King Valley will be from the Wangaratta Whitfield Rd on Saturday 26 August and Sunday 27 August. Please follow the parking directional arrows when entering the property. Our grassed paddock behind the cellar door will become our carpar for the weekend. Our cellar door is still open over this time and an area in the carpark will be reserved for Cellar Door visitors. Please see the parking map in the attachements below. 

FRIDAY 25th AUGUST
ROAD BETWEEN TIME
WANGARATTA - WHITFIELD RD DAL ZOTTO WINERY - WHITFIELD 09:30 - 12:00
KING VALLEY RD WHITFIELD - CHESHUNT 09:30 - 12:00
SATURDAY 26th AUGUST
ROAD BETWEEN TIME
SNOW ROAD SAM MIRANDA WINERY & WANGARATTA - KILFERRA RD 08:00 - 13:30
WANGARATTA - KILFERRA RD SNOW & BENALLA - WHITFIELD RDS 08:00 -14:00
BULLOCK LANE WANGARATTA - KILFERRA RD & BENALLA WHITFIELD RD 08:30 - 14:00
BENALLA - WHITFIELD RD BULLOCK LANE & MANSFIELD WHITFIELD RDS 08:30 - 15:00
MANSFIELD - WHITFIELD RD BENALLA WHITFIELD &WANGARATTA - WHITFIELD RDS  09:30 - 15:00
KING VALLEY RD WHITFIELD - CHESHUNT 9:30 - 15:15
EDI - CHESHUNT RD CHESHUNT - WANGARATTA WHITFIELD RD 9:45 - 15:30
WANGARATTA - WHITFIELD RD EDI CHESHUNT RD - OXLEY GRETA WEST RD 10:00 - 16:15
OXLEY - GRETA WEST RD WANGARATTA WHITFIELD RD - SNOW RD 10:30 - 16:30
SNOW ROAD SAM MIRANDA WINERY 10:30 - 16:30
SUNDAY 27th AUGUST
ROAD BETWEEN TIME
SNOW ROAD SAM MIRANDA WINERY & GLENROWAN RD 09:00 - 16:00
GLENROWAN RD SNOW RD & TAMINICK GAP RD 09:15 - 15:45
WARBY RANGE RD TAMINICK GAP RD - LINDNER RD 9:15 - 14:00
CHRISTENSENS LANE LINDNER RD - WANGANDARY RD 9:30 - 14:00
WANGANDARY RD CHRISTENSENS LANE - DEVINISH RD 9:30 - 14:30
WANGARATTA DEVINISH RD WANGANDARY RD - GLENROWAN BOWYEA RD 10:00 - 14:30
TAMINICK GAP RD  GLENROWAN BOWYEA RD - GLENROWAN RD 10:30 - 15:30
GLENROWAN BOWYEA RD OLD HUME HWY & WANGARATTA DEVINISH RD 00:15 - 15:30
WARBY RANGE RD TAMINICK GAP RD - GLENROWAN 10:45 - 11:00                      15:00 - 15:15
OLD HUME HWY  WARBY WANGE RD - GLENROWAN BOWYEA RD 10:55 - 11:15     15:10 - 15:30

The 'ROLLING ROAD CLOSURE' does not take place for the entire time listed above. The exact time is the road will be affected depends on many factors, however as a general guide the 'Rolling Road Closure' will be approx 15 minutes maximum as the cyclists and official event vehicles pass your location. However pleae be aware there will be CYCLISTS competing / participating in other races before and after 'Rolling Road Closure' who are competing on OPEN roads.

 

 

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