Road Closure Information
As part of the Annual SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon the SunSmart Ironman 70.3 will take place in Busselton on Saturday 11th May 2013. The event will see 1600 individuals and 500 teams compete in the event over a 1.9km swim, 90.1km cycle and 21.1km run.
The event will be staged once again from Barnard Park and will start at 6.45am adjacent to the jetty. For competitors to participate in complete safety there will be full and part road closures on the cycle course route as shown on the attached maps.
FRIDAY 10th MAY 2013:
There will also be road closures on Friday 10th of May between 2.00pm and 5.00pm for the SunSmart Kids Triathlon. GEOGRAPHE BAY RD TO FORD RD, GEORGETTE ST, CAREY ST AND MILNE STREETS BETWEEN MARINE TCE & GEOGRAPHE BAY RD. This should cause little disruption to residents.
SATURDAY 11th MAY 2013:
GEOGRAPHE BAY ROAD EAST & SCOUT ROAD will be closed from 4.00am to 5pm.
GUERIN ST, CAREY ST and parts of NAVIGATION WAY & PEEL TCE will be closed from 6am until 4pm. This also applies to Layman Rd and Tuart Drive.
During the event, residents wishing to cross Guerin St should cross at MARINE TCE. To cross CAREY ST, please do so at ADELAIDE ST, KENT ST OR FAIRBAIRN RD which are managed crossings. Whilst access to your residence is unrestricted, the cooperation of all residents affected by the closures is sought to only use the roads for emergency and necessary travel.
We also kindly ask that LAYMAN RD be used as little as possible between 7am and 4pm and please follow instructions as directed by traffic managers and volunteer course marshals. For residents on GEOGRAPHE BAY RD (BETWEEN SCOUT RD & GUERIN ST) please exit with caution to your nearest corner to the east as Cyclists will be travelling west to east on this road. You will need to travel in the right lanes to do this, in the same direction as cyclists. The event starts at 6.45am and will include an evening function on Barnard Park East. Noise levels will be monitored during the event. www.busseltonhalf.com
For further information on any matters related to the event please call Race Management on 0433 537 311. Any queries during the Event Function (Saturday 11th May from 6pm) please contact 0409 916 553.