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NOTICE OF ROAD USAGE AND ALTERNATIVE ROUTES
SATURDAY 1ST - SUNDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2018
 
IMPORTANT MESSAGE
The 2018 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

ROLLING ROAD CLOSURES

On Saturday, 1 SEPTEMBER and Sunday, 2SEPTEMBER – 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, 1 SEPTEMBER and Sunday, 2 SEPTEMBER, 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 1 SEPTEMBER and Sunday 2 SEPTEMBER. 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. 

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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