Major roads along and surrounding the 14km course from the Sydney CBD to Bondi Beach will be closed.

  • Roads around Hyde Park near the start line will close from as early as 3:30am
  • Roads between the City and Edgecliff will close from 6am
  • Roads between Double Bay and North Bondi will close from 7am
  • Roads around Bondi Beach near the finish area will close from 6am

Roads in the city reopen first around 11:30am and roads through the Eastern Suburbs reopen progressively from 1pm, 2pm and opened by 4pm in Bondi.

An interactive road closure and clearway map will be available soon. You can also visit livetraffic.com for a detailed listing.

To ensure the event course is clear of vehicles special event clearway parking restrictions will be in effect on both sides of the 14km course and on detour routes and streets surrounding the course. See details below.

Key Road Closures

  • Sydney CBD between 3.30am and 12pm: sections of College St, Macquarie St, Park St and St James Rd.
  • Woolloomooloo to Edgecliff from 6am to 12pm midday: William St from Yurong St through to New South Head Rd at Ocean Ave. No access to the city via New South Head Rd west of Ocean St until 12pm, use alternative route via Oxford St.
    o The Cross City Tunnel will be closed eastbound, access to Cross City Tunnel and Craigend St (westbound direction only) is maintained via McLachlan Ave at Rushcutters Bay.
    o From the Eastern Distributor there is no access to William St or the Cross City Tunnel westbound.
  • Double Bay to Rose Bay from 7am to 1pm: New South Head Rd from Ocean Ave to Dover Rd.
  • Rose Bay to North Bondi from 7am to 2pm: New South Head Rd from Dover Rd to Old South Head Rd, Old South Head Rd from New South Head Rd to Oceanview Ave, and Military Rd from Old South Head Rd to Blair St.
  • Bondi Beach between 6am and 4pm: Campbell Pde from Hall St to Blair St closed from 6am and Campbell Pde from Dudley St to Hall St and Lamrock Ave, sections of Wairoa Ave, Hastings Pde and Wallis Pde closed from 7am.
  • Bondi Junction from 9am to 4pm: sections of Grafton St, Grosvenor St and Oxford St around Bondi Junction.

Special Event Clearways 

To ensure the event course is clear of vehicles special event clearway parking restrictions will be in effect on both sides of the 14km course and on detour routes and streets surrounding the course.

Special event clearways are strict no-parking zones which apply to all vehicle types, and to local residents and TfNSW Mobility Scheme Permit holders.

Check signs carefully on the day and the night before as vehicles left in signposted clearways will be towed and a fee applies. If your vehicle is towed, you can search your vehicle registration at the Find My Car website to find its new location, or alternatively call 132 701 to speak to an operator.

Clearway times and locations:


Saturday 10 August (night before event) from 7pm:

  • North Bondi, Medland-Bamford Ramp at Military Rd (both sides) until 2pm Sunday 11 August.
  • Rose Bay, O’Sullivan Rd from Latimer Rd to Old South Head Rd (eastern side/park side) until 4pm Sunday 11 August.
  • Bondi/North Bondi, Warners Ave from Old South Head Rd to Brassie St (western side/park side) until 4pm Sunday 11 August.

Sunday 11 August (event day) from 1am:

  • Sydney CBD to Rose Bay from 1am to 12pm: College St, Elizabeth St, Park St, Macquarie St and sections of Castlereagh St, Wentworth Ave and Hunter St. Both sides of William St/New South Head Rd from College St in the city through to Dover Rd in Rose Bay.
  • Rose Bay to North Bondi from 1am until 4pm: both sides of New South Head Rd, Old South Head Rd, Military Rd and Campbell Pde.
  • Bondi/North Bondi from 1am until 4pm: both sides of Bondi Rd from Old South Head Rd to Sandridge St, Old South Head Rd from Syd Einfeld Dr to Blair St.
  • Bondi Beach from 1am until 4pm: both sides of Campbell Pde, Bondi Rd, Lamrock Ave and sections of Curlewis St, Gould St, Sandridge St, Fletcher St and Wairoa Ave.

 

Local Access Points

Crossover points along the course will be maintained for local access until the times stated below, after these times no vehicle access is available until roads have reopened.

Residents located between the course and the coastline are encouraged to park the vehicle the day before on the other side of the course to avoid road closures. Remember to check signs when parking as special event clearways will be in effect.

Vehicle crossover points:

  • Woolloomooloo: Crown St at William St both directions crossover open until 7:10am
  • Darling Point: Southbound only from New Beach Rd to Neild Ave open until 7am
  • Edgecliff: Southbound only from Ocean Ave to Ocean St at New South Head Rd open until 7:10am
  • Double Bay: Southbound only from Cross St to Bellevue Rd until 7:10am
  • Vaucluse: Towns Rd / Vaucluse Rd at New South Head Rd both directions open until 7:10am
  • Vaucluse/Watsons Bay: Southbound only from Old South Head Rd at New South Head Rd until 7:10am
  • North Bondi/Bondi Beach: Exit only one-way from Brighton Blvd and Ramsgate Ave at Campbell Pde open until 7am

Local Access Arrangements

  • Bondi Rd - will be heavily congested with hundreds of buses transporting thousands of participants between the beach and the junction. Local residents are strongly encouraged to avoid unnecessary travel on Bondi Rd. Residents north of Bondi Rd should use Old South Head Rd to enter or exit the area via Blair Street. Residents south of Bondi Rd should use Birrell St.
  • Bondi Beach - Local access for properties at Bondi Beach will be maintained via one-way traffic only, entry via Curlewis, Gould and Hall Streets one-way. Properties between Lamrock Ave and Hall St exit onto Hall St only, no access to or from Lamrock Ave.
  • Dover Heights – managed access will be available for properties on Military Rd between Lancaster Rd and Blake St from 5am to 7am only.
  • Cross City Tunnel westbound - Access to Cross City Tunnel and Craigend St (westbound direction only) is maintained via McLachlan Ave at Rushcutters Bay. The tunnel will be closed eastbound until 12pm midday.

An interactive road closure and clearway map will be available soon. You can also visit livetraffic.com for a detailed listing.

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