Parade Day roads & traffic information

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On Sunday 28 October 2007, Mosman Council is holding a special Parade Day which will involve a Community Street Parade, HMAS Penguin Freedom of Entry and other events around Allan Border Oval.

The Community Street Parade and HMAS Penguin Freedom of Entry will take one hour from 11am to 12pm.

Community Street Parade participants will march from Centenary Circle, along Military Road to Spit Junction, turning left through Mosman Square and finishing at Allan Border Oval.

Navy personnel will parade along Military Road led by the Royal Australian Navy Band. The Challenge will take place in Military Road outside the Civic Centre. The Freedom of Entry parade will exit Military Road via Vista Street and then turn left into Art Gallery Way and left into The Crescent. The Salute will take place on Allan Border Oval.

To ensure maximum safety for all participants and spectators, Police and the RTA have advised a full road closure and clearways. Consequently there will be temporary road closures and traffic arrangements from 6am to 1pm.

Please refer to the map above for road closures on Sunday 28 0ctober 2007 and please note the following traffic arrangements.

Temporary Road Closures, 8am – 5pm

  • Bradleys Head Road – from Military Rd to King Max St, 10.30am – 12pm. HMAS Penguin Freedom of Entry Parade participants will marshall in this street.
  • Prince Albert Street – from Bradleys Head Rd to Queen St, 10.30am – 12pm. Community Street Parade participants will marshall in this street.
  • Middle Head Road – from Military Rd to Muston St, 10.30am – 12pm. Vintages cars will marshall in this street.

Residents are advised not to park within the above. Anyone requiring access to parked vehicles during the road closure is advised to move their vehicles out of these streets before 10.30am. It should be noted, residents and businesses will not be permitted to enter or leave these sections between 10.30am and 12.30pm.

  • Military Road – from Spit Rd to Bradleys Head Rd, 10.30am – 12.30pm
  • Spit Junction (South Bound lanes) – from Military Rd to Vista St, 11.45am – 11.50am
  • Vista Street – from Military Rd to Art Gallery Way, 11.45am – 12pm
  • Art Gallery Way – from Vista St to Myahgah Rd, 11.45am – 12pm
  • Myahgah Road – from Art Gallery Way to The Crescent, 8am – 5pm
  • The Crescent – from Myahgah Rd and Gouldsbury St, 8am – 5pm

Access to the above streets will be restricted to Emergency Vehicles only. Various side streets adjoining Military Road will be restricted to residents only. Residents may be required to show proof of residence to enter and leave these affected streets.

Special Event Clearways, 6am to 1pm

  • Military Road – from Spit Rd to Bradleys Head Rd, both directions
  • Bradleys Head Road – from Military Rd to King Max St, both directions
  • Prince Albert Street – from Bradleys Head Rd to Queen St, both directions

If any vehicles are parked on Military Road during these times they will be towed away.

NSW Police Officers will be manning numerous road closures and minor amendments to the above closures may ensue based on officer’s discretion.

Parking

Please refer to map above for location of parking stations.

No parking will be available on the Council car park in The Crescent.

Diversion Routes for Sydney Buses

Please refer to map above for Sydney Bus diversions.

The State Transit Authority (Sydney Buses) has made necessary arrangements to minimise service disruptions. Contact the Public Transport Infoline on 131 500.

Thank you for your cooperation!

You may be assured that any inconvenience will be kept to a minimum and all care will be taken on the day for the safety of residents and participants with Police and Council Rangers providing supervision.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact:

  • Manager Cultural Services, Tony Geddes on 9978 4009 regarding the parade and festival activities.
  • Manager Assets & Services, Craig Covich on 9978 4049 regarding road closures and traffic matters.
  • Manager Ranger Services, Colin DeCosta on 9978 4059 regarding parking matters.