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66th National Cherry Festival Activities and Temporary Road Closures

The following temporary road closures will be in operation between the times shown as a general guide;

Entertainment Area – Anderson Park Thursday 3rd December 6:00am to Sunday 6th December 1:00pm;

The access service road within the Anderson Park/Tourist information Centre Precinct shall be temporarily closed.

If required Lynch Street between Lovell Street and railway line will be temporarily closed if required for the purpose of the Entertainment Area activities from 6:30am Saturday 5th December  to 5:00pm Sunday 6th December.

The NSW Transport Coach pickup and drop off area during this event will be located at the Young Library in Lynch Street.

Fireworks Spectacular – Lovell Street (vacant property opposite Roccy FM/2LF) Friday 4th December 8:45pm to 10:15pm;

Lovell Street ( Lynch Street to Zouch Street). NOTE: Viewing in this area whether on foot or within a vehicle is prohibited.

Vehicle detour as follows;
Lovell Street is part of the Heavy Vehicle Bypass route through the CBD for generally east - west traffic movement.

  • For the period of the temporary road closure Heavy Vehicles as well as general through traffic east bound towards Boorowa and west bound to Temora will be detoured via Boorowa Street.
  • All other traffic travelling to or from Grenfell and Cowra would be advised to detour via William Street (Elizabeth Street to Main Street) and Main Street (William Street to Lovell Street).
  • The existing load limit signage of Main Street (Lovell Street to William Street) will need to be covered and B-Double access permissible during this period.

Car Show in association with Autopro – Clarke Street and shaded carpark area and Short Street shaded carpark Saturday 5th December 7:00am to 2:30pm;

Clarke Street car park, Clarke Street (Boorowa Street to Rosemary Lane) and Rosemary Lane adjacent to the Salvation Army property;

  • The direction of traffic flow along Rosemary Lane will be changed to a temporary one way east direction flow as half the lane width will be cordoned off for pedestrian movement.
  • Vehicle detour as follows - Short Street, Main Street and Boorowa Street.

Street Parade – Boorowa Street from Zouch Street to Thornhill Street, Saturday 5th December 4:00pm to 5:00pm (Parade time);

  • Parking along Boorowa Street from Zouch Street to Clarke Street will be restricted from 1:30pm to 5:30pm. Motorists are advised to ensure they have removed their vehicle prior to 1:30pm.
  • Temporary road closure of Boorowa Street from Zouch Street to Clarke Street will take effect from 3:30pm to 5:30pm.

Marshalling Area – Residents note restricted vehicle access shall be in operation for the Marshalling Area as stated below;

  • Cloete Street (east of Zouch Street)
  • Calabash Street
  • Junction Street
  • Boorowa Street (east of Zouch Street)

Vehicle detour as follows;

  • A short delay will be encountered with traffic for the north-south passing traffic flow as the parade proceeds.
  • Traffic Control officers located at the Boorowa Street and Zouch Street round-a-bout will evaluate the through traffic queuing and when required stop the parade participants to allow traffic to proceed. Sign posted detours via the Heavy Vehicle Bypass routes will be in place with SES personnel to assist where required.
  • For east – west and north-west traffic will be detoured along Lovell Street, west-south traffic shall be detoured along Dundas and Thornhill Street.

Celtic Tattoo/Massed Bands – Boorowa Street (Main Street to Clarke Street) Saturday 5th December 5:00pm to 9:00pm;

Vehicle detour as follows;

  • Lovell Street is part of the Heavy Vehicle Bypass route through the CBD for generally east - west traffic movement. For the period of the temporary road closure heavy vehicles as well as general through traffic travelling east along Boorowa Street (towards Boorowa/Cowra/Grenfell) will be detoured via Thornhill Street and Lovell Street.
  • West bound heavy vehicles as well as general through traffic travelling west along Boorowa Street (towards Temora) will be detoured via Main Street, Short Street, Campbell Street, Dundas Street and Thornhill Street.

Council advises reserved parking for coachs and buses will be provided in Lovell street between the RMS Motor Registry Office and Poppa's Fudge Factory, northern side only Saturday 5th December between the hours of 7:00am to 7:00pm.

Non NCF events

Young & District Antique Engine & Tractor Club Exhibit – Carrington Park Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th December 9:30am to 4:30pm;

Carrington Park car park will be closed on Friday 4th December from 7:00am for the purpose of unloading exhibits. Ripon Street west bound lane and Caple Street (approximately 7 metres from the kerb line) adjacent to Carrington Park will be closed from 5:00pm Friday 4th to 6:00pm Sunday 6th December.

All vehicle detours will be signposted.

Council reserves the right to amend the vehicle detours if necessary. Council apologises for any inconvenience motorists and residents may incur during these events. 


Posted On Tuesday, November 17, 2015