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Tomorrow, Feb 6th, is Queen's Baton Relay day!

There will be plenty of opportunities to catch a glimpse of the Baton as is passes through Batemans Bay and plenty of fun at Corrigans Reserve from 10am for the community celebration.

There is an and interactive where you can view the name, time and location of each Batonbearer segment in the Relay.

Open the link, Click ‘explore the map’ and zoom in on Batemans Bay then click on the circle bizzo up near Surfside to reveal the segments.

Also... road closures, so please plan ahead.

There will be rolling road closures in Batemans Bay on Tuesday 6 February as the Queen’s Baton Relay makes its way from Surfside to Corrigans Beach Reserve.

The Relay will incorporate two main convoys – a drop-off convoy, which drops off the Batonbearers to their starting locations, and a core convoy of vehicles escorting the Batonbearers as their carry the Baton.

The core convoy can stretch up to 300 metres long and includes seven vehicles, as well as cyclists and runners.

Council advises motorists to avoid roads on the route if they can while the Relay takes place, from 9.30am to approximately 11.15am. There will be limited access into and around the CDB and a section of Beach Road will be closed.

Temporary road closures on the morning include:

- Clyde Street, between the Princes Highway and North Street, will be closed in both directions from 8.30am to 10.30am to prevent people from parking in the area and allow the convoys full access.

- Peninsula Drive, Surfside, from the roundabout with Mundarra Way for 100 metres west, closed from 9.30am to 9.45am

- Mundarra Way, Surfside and Wharf Road, North Batemans Bay closed in both directions between 9.30am and 10am

- Beach Road will be closed to traffic from Orient Street to Country Club Drive from 10.20am to 10.50am, and from Country Club Drive to George Bass Drive from 10.40 to 11am. Motorists bound for the CBD will be detoured at Country Club Drive and should allow extra travel time.

In addition to the road closures, temporary traffic control measures will be in place as the Relay passes through on the remaining roads in the route. Traffic delays should be expected and Council advises motorists to avoid the area if they can between 9.30am and 11.15am. Staff and signage will be in place to redirect traffic.


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