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Cruise & Route Timings

 

TIMINGS & ROUTES TO BE TRAVELLED DURING AMERICARNA

20th - 23rd February 2019

 

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Depart Racecourse:

10:30am

Destination:

Opunake Beach

Route:

·         Exit Racecourse left onto Gover Street

·         Left onto Leach Street one way

·         Follow one way until Morley Street

·         Right onto Morley Street

·         Left at traffic lights onto Devon Street West

·         Follow SH45 through Oakura onto Okato

·         Right turn at Okato Roundabout

·         Continue on SH45 to Opunake

·         Turn right onto Havelock Street

·         Follow onto Beach Road down to camp ground area

Arrive Opunake 11:30 am

Entrant cars parked at the beach throughout the camp ground and public area. 

 

Depart Opunake:

From 2:30pm

Route:

·         Return to New Plymouth via SH45

·         Turn left onto Beach Road at Omata

·         Veer right onto Centennial Drive

·         Right onto Ngamotu Road

·         Left onto South Road heading to NP town

 

 

Thursday 21 February 2019

 

Depart Racecourse:

12:00 noon

Destination:

Waitara CBD

Route:

·         Exit NP Racecourse right onto Coronation Ave

·         Head out of New Plymouth

·         Left onto Mangorei Road

·         Right onto Rimu Street

·         Left onto Chilman Street

·         Right onto Waiwaka Terrace

·         Left onto Paynters Ave

·         Right onto Heavy traffic overbridge

·         Merge onto State Highway 3 – heading north

·         Left at Waitara Turn off – Nelson Street

·         Follow onto McLean Street

 

Arrive Waitara 12:30pm

Entrant cars parked in the Waitara CBD for lunch.

An approved Road Closure will be in place.

 

Depart Waitara:

3:00pm

Destination:

Inglewood CBD

Route:

·         Leave CBD heading north on North Street

·         Follow onto Princess Street

·         Cross SH3 and continue on Princess Street which becomes Ngatimaru Road

·         Left onto Inland North Road

·         Right onto Otaraoa Road

·         Cruise through the Tarata Tunnel

·         Right onto Tarata Road follow through to Inglewood.

Arrive Inglewood 4:00pm

Entrant cars parked in the Inglewood CBD for dinner.

An approved Road Closure will be in place.

 

Depart Inglewood:

8:00pm

Route:

·         Return to New Plymouth via SH3

 

 

Friday 22 February 2019

Depart Racecourse:

9:45am

Destination:

Stratford

Route:

·         Exit Racecourse onto Rogan Street

·         Right onto Coronation Ave

·         Follow State Highway 3 to Stratford

Arrive Stratford 10:20am

Entrant cars to park on Broadway – Official Road Closure in place

 

Depart Stratford:

12:15pm

Destination:

Hawera

Route:

·         Depart Stratford on State Highway 3

·         Right Turn at the Southern Dairy, onto Celia Street - Opunake Road

·         Left turn at Manaia roundabout onto South Road – SH45

·         Follow through to Hawera

·         Left onto Collins Street

·         Left onto High Street

Arrive Hawera:  1:00pm

Entrant cars parked in the CBD – Official road closure in place

 

Depart Hawera:

5:15pm

Destination:

New Plymouth CBD

Route:

·         Exit High Street Right onto Argyle Street

·         Left at Glover Road

·         Take 3rd exit at roundabout onto SH3 for New Plymouth

·         Continue to the outskirts of New Plymouth

·         Turn right at SH3 / Mangorei Road intersection

·         Turn left at Devon Street East

Arrive New Plymouth CBD 6:15pm

 

Friday Night Main Street Cruise Route - Road Closed from 4:00pm

Route:

·         Enter cruise route from Devon Street East turning right at Hobson Street traffic lights

·         Follow around to Molesworth Street

·         Continue to Queen Street; Turn Left at Cenotaph

·         Here the Road Closure Begins – official road closure in place

·         From Queen Street turn left onto King

·         Right onto Egmont Street

·         Left onto Devon Street

·         Follow Devon Street to Elliot Street

·         Here the Road Closure Ends

·         Re-enter the Cruise route continuing onto Hobson Street and turning left. 

 

To assist with alleviating traffic congestion on the outskirts of the closed road for the first 1 ½ hours of cruising, entrant traffic will be deviated down Gover St onto Gill/Ariki St to re-enter the cruise route at Egmont Street.  Once traffic flow is working well, the full cruise route as above will be used.

Cruising ends and road opens at 9:30pm

 

Saturday 23 February 2019

Saturday New Plymouth CBD Americarnival

10:00am – 3:00pm

Details:

·         From 8:30am to 10:00am - Entrant cars enter the closed road at Eliot Street.  From here they will be directed down Devon Street to be parked. 

·         Emergency lanes will be allowed for

OFFICIAL ROAD CLOSURE IN PLACE FROM 7:00am – 4:00pm

Devon Street closed from Gover Street – Robe Streets and all side streets in between

Roads to be cleared from 3:00pm