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All traffic restrictions being put in place for the Tour Series cycling in Aberdeen

Wednesday May 16th 2018 at 11:56 AM

Some of the UK’s best professional cyclists will be back in the saddle in Aberdeen on Thursday night.

The OVO Energy Tour Series is returning to the Granite City, after what organisers have called the “best race in the series’ history” in Aberdeen last year.

Competitors will race on a circuit on and around Union Street, prompting a number of road closures and parking restrictions.

Road Closures

From 6.00am on Thursday 17 May until 1.00am on Friday 18 May 2018

Road Closure From To
Union Street Market Street Crown Street
Bridge Street Union Street Wapping Street
Diamond Street Union Street Diamond Lane
Union Terrace Union Street Rosemount Viaduct
Diamond Place Diamond Street Union Terrace
Rosemount Viaduct & Schoolhill Skene Street Back Wynd
Blackfriars Street Schoolhill St Andrew Street
St Andrew Street Blackfriars Street Charlotte Street
Back Wynd Schoolhill Union Street
Belmont Street Schoolhill Union Street
Little Belmont Street Back Wynd Belmont Street
Gaelic Lane Back Wynd Belmont Street

From 4.15pm on Thursday 17 May until 1.00am on Friday 18 May 2018

Schoolhill & Upper Kirkgate, from Back Wynd to Flourmill Lane  

Parking Restrictions

All Parking, including disabled parking, on the following streets will be suspended.

From 8.00pm on Tuesday 15 May until 1.00am on Friday 18 May 2018

Union Terrace
Back Wynd
Little Belmont Street
Belmont Street
Schoolhill; from Blackfriars Street to Upperkirkgate
Wellington Place (North Side)
Charlotte Street, West Side from St Andrew Street to John Street

From 6.00pm on Wedensday16 May until 1.00am on Friday 18 May 2018

Bridge Street
St Andrew Street, from Blackfriars Street to Charlotte Street
Diamond Street, from Union Street to Diamond Lane
Crown Street

From 6.00am on Thursday 17 May until 1:00am on Friday 18 May 2018

East Side of Charlotte Street from St Andrew Street to John Street

Car parking

All city centre car parks will be in operation, the city council says.

Entry to Bon Accord Centre Harriet Street car park will be restricted from 4.15pm, but the exit will remain unaffected.

The Bon Accord Centre Loch Street car park will be open as normal.

Bus Travel

Bus passengers are being advised to check with their operator prior to setting off on their journey, given the number of city centre streets affected by the closures.

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