Road Closures

Click here to enlarge map.

Tiso 8611 Hct 2018 Road Closure Map Final

Cut Off Times

Please familiarize yourselves with the cut off times for The Herald Continental Cycle Tour 2018.

Sunday 25 February 2018 - 106km Classic 

Road Closures Road Closes at Road Re-Opens at
START / FINISH: Pollock Beach 03:00 AM 08:30 AM
Cyclists head down Marine Drive (Pollock Beach to Le Roche Dr) 04:30 AM 08:45 AM
Continue on Beach Rd (La Roche Dr to Walmer Boulevard) 04:30 AM 09:00 AM
Right onto Heugh Road
Right onto Old Seaview Road
Right onto Lakeside Road
05:00 AM 10:00 AM
Right onto Kragga Kamma Road
Left onto Butterfield Rd
Right onto Lakeside Rd
Right onto Seaview Rd
Left onto Altona Rd
Right onto Draaifontein Rd
05:30 AM 10:30 AM
Turn left onto Cape Rd
Left onto St Albans Rd
Left onto Draaifontein Rd
Right onto De Stades Rd
Right onto Maitlands Rd
Right onto Seaview Rd
05:45 AM 11:00 AM
Right onto Heron Rd
Left onto Sardinia Bay Rd
Right onto Victoria Dr
Left onto Marine Dr
06:30 AM 11:45 AM
FINISH: Pollock Beach - 01:30 PM

Sunday 25 February 2018 - 55km Pursuit

Road Closures Road Closes at Road Re-Opens at
START / FINISH: Pollock Beach 03:00 AM 08:30 AM
Cyclists head down Marine Drive (Pollock Beach to Le Roche Dr) 04:30 AM 08:45 AM
Continue on Beach Rd (Le Roche Dr to Walmer Boulevard) 04:30 AM 09:00 AM
Left onto Walmer Boulevard 04:30 AM 10:00 AM
Right onto Old Seaview Road
Left onto Seaview Rd
05:00 AM 11:00 AM
Right onto Heron Rd
Left onto Sardinia Bay Rd
Right onto Victoria Dr
Left onto Marine Dr
06:30 AM 11:45 AM
FINISH: Pollock Beach - 01:30 PM

Cyclists numbers will be removed at above points should they not get there by the specified times. A vehicle following the back of the race will then transport the cyclist and his/her bicycle to the finish line.

Motorists Cross Over Points

  • 3rd Ave, Walmer
  • 6th Ave, Walmer
  • 9th Ave, Walmer
  • 10th Ave, Walmer
  • Swift Rd, Walmer
  • 17th Ave (Corner of 17th Ave & William Moffett)
  • Walter Road, Charlo
  • Melsetter Road

Notes

  • The 106km Race starts at 06h00
  • The 55km Race starts at 08h00
  • Fastest cyclists travel at an average speed of 40km per hour
  • Slowest cyclists travel at an average speed of 18km per hour
  • Roads close 1 hour before cyclists are expected at each intersection 
  • Roads re-open when last cyclist is through the relevant intersection (re-opening times are estimates) 
  • Residents will be directed in and out of their suburbs during the Road Closure Times
  • Please adhere to the directions given by the Race Marshals and Traffic Officials

Spectator Info

  • Sprint Hotspot at 10.7km - Leaders ETA 6:20 am
  • King of the Mountain Hotspot at 58.5km (Maitland) - Leaders ETA 7:20 am

Water Points

  • Long Barn - 15.2km
  • Lake Farm - 24km
  • Altona School - 34.3km
  • Maitland Mines - 50.6km
  • Seaview Road - 72.6km
  • The Willows - 92.6km

We apologise for any inconvenience that may be caused by road closures and ask for your co-operation as you embrace the spirit of this iconic event in our city