Driving & Parking
It is recommended that all motorists avoid roads in the Docklands area between 3am and 4pm on April 7.
Participants in the event are encouraged wherever possible to catch public transport to the event.
If you do have to drive to the event, carefully check the road closures to ensure you can access your preferred car park.
We recommend entrants park in the CBD or South Wharf, as many of the carparks within Docklands are impacted by the event road closures
Anticipated Road Closures and Re-opening Times for Sunday April 7.
(times are approximate and subject to change)
|Road||Section||Direction Closed||Road Closed|
|Harbour Esplanade||Dudley Street to Bourke Street||Both Directions||3am||4pm|
|Harbour Esplanade||Bourke Street to Collins Street||Both Directions||3am||12 midday|
|La Trobe Street||Harbour Esplanade to Spencer Street||Both Directions||3am||4pm|
|Bourke Street||Geographe Street to Waterview Walk||Both Directions||3am||12 midday|
|Collins Street||Karlsruhe Lane to Harbour Esplanade||Both Directions||7.30am||11:15am|
|Navigation Drive||Bourke Street to Collins St||Both Directions||3am||12 midday|
|Navigation Drive||Collins Street to Charles Grimes Bridge||Both Directions||8.15am||11:15am|
|Charles Grimes Bridge||Navigation Drive to Montague Street||Northbound||6.30am||12.15pm|
|Victoria Harbour||West of Navigation Drive||No vehicle access in or out of Victoria Harbour west of
|West Gate Fwy||Entry ramp from Montague Street||Westbound||5:30am||12:15pm|
|Exit ramp to Montague Street||Eastbound||5:30am||12:15pm|
|Exit ramp to Kings Way||Eastbound||7am||12:30pm|
|Exit ramp to Bolte Bridge||Eastbound||5am||12:15pm|
|Exit ramp to Bolte Bridge||Westbound||5:30am||12:15pm|
|Domain Tunnel||Exit ramp to Power Street||Westbound||5.30am||12:15pm|
|Bolte Bridge||All||No vehicle access to the
Bolte Bridge northbound
|All||No vehicle access to the
Bolte Bridge southbound
|Entry ramp from Montague Street||Westbound||5:30am||12:15pm|
|Entry ramp from Kings Way||Westbound||5am||12:15pm|
|Entry ramp from West Gate Fwy||Westbound||5:30am||12:15pm|
|Entry ramp from West Gate Fwy||Eastbound||5am||12:15pm|
|Entry ramp from Cook Street||Eastbound||5am||12:15pm|
|Entry ramps from Footscray Road||Both||6am||12:15pm|
|Montague St||Normanby Street to Batmans Hill Drive||Northbound||6.30am||12.15pm|
|Lorimer Street||Ingles Street to Montague Street||Both (restricted access)||7am||12:15pm|
|Footscray Road||Waterfront Way to Bolte Bridge||Westbound (reduced capacity)||7am||1pm|
|Pearl River Road||Footscray Road to Newquay Promenade||Both (restricted access)||8.00am||12.30pm|
|Docklands Drive||West of Pearl River Road||Both Directions ||10.15am||12.30pm|
|Dudley Street||Wurundjeri Way to Spencer Street||Both Directions ||7am||1pm|
|Racecourse Road||Flemington Road to Stubbs Street||Westbound (reduced capacity)||7.30am||1pm|
|Boundary Road||Racecourse Road to Alfred Street||Both||7.30am||1pm|
|Alfred Street||Boundary Road to Melrose Street||Eastbound||7.30am||1pm|
|Melrose Street||Alfred Street to Flemington Road||South-westbound||7.30am||1pm|
|Dryburgh Street||Curran Street to Flemington Road||Both||7.30am||1pm|
|Flemington Road||Murphy Street to Melrose Street||Outbound service lane||7.30am||1pm|
|Harker Street||Haines Street to Flemington Road||Northbound (reduced capacity)||7.30am||1pm|
|Haines Street||Curzon Street to Abbotsford Street||Westbound (local access only)||7.30am||1pm|
|Abbotsford Street to Curzon Street||Eastbound||7.30am||1pm|
|Abbotsford Street||Queensberry Street to Haines Street||Northbound||7.30am||1pm|
|Haines Street to Queensberry Street||Southbound (local access only)
|Arden Street||Curzon Street to Dryburgh Street||Both (local access only)||7.30am||1pm|
|Queensberry Street||Munster Terrace to Abbotsford Street||Eastbound||7.30am||1pm|
|Abbotsford Street to Muster Terrace||Westbound (local access only)||7.30am||1pm|
|Munster Terrace||Queensberry Street to Victoria Street||Northbound||7.30am||1pm|
|Anderson Street||Miller Street to Victoria Street||Northbound||7.30am||1pm|
|Miller Street||Stawell Street to Laurens Street||Both||7.30am||1pm|
|Railway Place||Dryburgh Street to Rosslyn Street||Both||7.30am||1pm|
|Rosslyn Street||Adderley Street to Railway Place||Eastbound||7.30am||1pm|
|Adderley Street||Rosslyn Street to La Trobe Street||Both||7.30am||1pm|
|Dudley Street to La Trobe Street||Both||7.30am||1pm|
 Some local access possible until 10:15am and after 12:00pm  Bus access to and from Southern Cross bus terminal only
Tip: Please do not park anywhere on the course.
Check with individual car park operators for Sunday operating hours.
The Event recommends parking in the CBD or South Wharf as many Docklands car parks will be impacted by the event road closures, limiting traffic flow throughout the Docklands Precinct.
Please study the Road closure table and map carefully to see which roads will be closed and how best to access your chosen parking destination. Plan your route carefully.
Note that normal on street parking restrictions apply throughout the event.
From the North
Vehicles will be able to access the CBD unimpeded from the North down William St, Queen St, Elizabeth St, Russell and Exhibition Streets St.
From the South
Vehicles will be able to access the CBD unimpeded from the South via King’s Way or Punt Road, Queensbridge Street or Batman Avenue.
From the East
The Domain Tunnel remains open for this years event. Vehicles will be able to access the CBD from the East via the Monash/Domain Tunnel/West Gate Freeway using either Punt Rd, Batman Ave, Kings Way, Montague St (southbound ONLY). Please note that the Power St Off Ramp is CLOSED as is Montague St Off Ramp northbound.
From the West
The West Gate Freeway will be open all day in the eastbound direction. Vehicles will be able to access the CBD via the West Gate Freeway using Cook St/Todd Rd exit or Power St exit. Vehicles won’t be able to access the CBD (or Bayside) via Montague St or Kings Way off ramp.
*We recommend Cook St/Todd Rd exit over Power St exit.