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NOTICE OF ROAD USAGE AND ALTERNATIVE ROUTES
FRIDAY 19 - SUNDAY 21 AUGUST 2016
 
IMPORTANT MESSAGE
Sam Miranda Tour of the King Valley is a 3 day 4 stage National Series Cycle Race being held in the King Valley North East Victoria on 19 - 21 August 2016
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 19 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 CBD CRITERIUM will involve "Closed Road" conditions on Docker, Norton, Cusack and Ovens Sts. Time Frame is listed below.

Access to parking and vehicluar access to the Wangaratta Train Station will not be impacted. 

ROLLING ROAD CLOSURES
On Saturday, 20 AUGUST and Sunday, 21 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, 20 August and Sunday, 21 August, for the Sam Miranda Tour of the King Valley event. Please familiarise yourself with these closures and the alternative routes.

 

FRIDAY 19th AUGUST
ROAD BETWEEN TIME
WANGARATTA - WHITFIELD RD DAL ZOTTO WINERY - WHITFIELD 09:00 - 11:30
KING VALLEY RD WHITFIELD - CHESHUNT 09:00 - 11:30
DOCKER ST OVENS & NORTON STS 10:00 - 18:00
NORTON ST DOCKER & CUSACK STS 13:00 - 17:00
CUSACK ST NORTON & OVENS STS 13:00 - 17:00
OVENS ST CUSACK & DOCKER STS 13:00 - 1700
SATURDAY 21st 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 - 14:50
WANGARATTA - WHITFIELD RD MANSFIELD - WHITFIELD RD & PLUNKETT LANE (MOYHU) 09:45 - 15:30
PLUNKETT LANE WANGARATTA WHITFIELD RD - BOGGY CREEK RD 10:00 - 15:30
TOP PLAIN RD BOGGY CREEK RD & MOYHU - HANSONVILLE RD 10:00 - 15:45
MOYHU HANSONVILLE RD TOP PLAIN RD - MOYHU GLENROWAN RD 10:00 - 15:45
MOYHU GLENROWAN RD MOYHU HANSONVILLE & WANGARATA - WHITFIELD RDS 10:00 - 16:00
WANGARATTA - WHITFIELD RD MOYHU GLENROWAN & 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 23RD AUGUST
ROAD BETWEEN TIME
SNOW ROAD SAM MIRANDA WINERY & GLENROWAN RD 09:00 - 12:45
GLENROWAN RD SNOW RD & GLENROWAN TOWNSHIP 09:15 - 13:00
GLADSTONE ST GLENROWAN RD & BEACONSFIELD Pde 09:15 - 13:00
BEACONSFIELD PDE GLADSTONE ST & WARBY RANGE RD 09:15 - 13:00
WARBY RANGE RD BEACONSFIELD PDE & LINDNER RD 09:15 - 14:00
LINDNER RD WARBY RANGE RD & CHRISTENSENS LANE 09:45 - 14:15
CHRISTENSENS LANE LINDNER RD & WANGANDARY RD 09:45 - 13:30
WANGANDARY RD CHRISENSENS LANE & BOWYEA RD 09:45 - 13:45
BOWYEA ROAD WANGANDARY RD & TAMINICK GAP RD 10:30 - 14:00
TAMINICK GAP RD  BOWYEA RD & GLENROWAN RD 10:45 - 14:15
GLENROWAN RD TAMINICK GAP RD & SNOW RD 11:00 - 14:15
SNOW RD GLENROWAN RD & SAM MIRANDA WINERY 11:00 - 14:30
     

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 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.