FAQ – Road Closure Info

On the morning of Sunday 9 April 2017, 1000+ runners and walkers will be participating in the 2017 Tauranga Half Marathon. In order to stage the event safely, some road and lane closures, as well as parking restrictions and boat ramp access restrictions will be in place.

Full road closures
from 6am – 9.30am
Hamilton Street – from Willow to The Strand
The Strand – from Harington Street to Devonport Road
Devonport Road – from The Strand to Elizabeth Street

Lane closures
from 6am – 9.30am
Chapel Street (from Marsh Street to Brown Street)
Brown Street (from Chapel Street to Willow Street)
Willow Street (from Brown Street to Harington Street)
Devonport Road (from Elizabeth Street to Ninth Avenue)

Parking restrictions
Some no parking areas will be in place from 1am to 11am:
Waratah Street – full street on both sides
Ranui Street – full street on both sides
Levers Road (from Ranui to Otumoetai Road) – one side, closest to Pah Street
Otumoetai Road (from Levers to Ngatai Road) – one side, closest to Cooneys Drive
Ngatai Road (from Otumoetai Road to Maxwells Road) – one side, on the BP side of the road

Boat ramp access
The Fergusson Park boat ramp will be closed between 6.30am and 11am. Alternative nearby boat ramps (e.g. Kulim Park) will be operational. Organisers hope that boat ramp users will be able to adjust their plans during this short period of time without too much inconvenience.

 

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