Plan ahead this New Year's Eve

Posted Tuesday 19 December 2017

Sydney New Year’s Eve is renowned globally as one of the most spectacular events in the world.

Major roads in and around the city will be closed during the event. This may affect how you travel to vantage points and other areas around the inner city and harbour. A little organisation beforehand can go a long way to help make your event fun, safe and memorable.

Please see below the alcohol free zones, road closures and special event clearways in Mosman.

Alcohol Free Zones

An Alcohol Free Zone (AFZ) will be in operation from 8am 31 December 2017 to 6am 1 January 2018 encompassing Bradleys Head Road south of the intersection with Whiting Beach Road to the entrance of the Bradleys Head National Park and continuing down Athol Wharf Road to Taronga Zoo Wharf.

Road Closures

3pm, 31 December 2017 – 2am, 1 January 2018

  • Athol Wharf Rd – Between Bradleys Head Rd and Athol Wharf
  • Bradleys Head Rd – Between Whiting Beach Rd and Athol Wharf Rd

STA Buses excepted. Vehicles within road closure areas will be restricted from exiting prior to reopening

11.30pm, 31 December 2017 – 2am, 1 January 2018

  • Bradleys Head Rd – Between Thompson St and Whiting Beach Rd
  • Prince Albert St – Between Queen St and Milner St northbound
  • Thompson St – Between Bradleys Head Rd and Burrawong Ave
  • Whiting Beach Rd – Between Prince Albert St and Bradleys Head Rd

Special Event Clearways

8am, 31 December 2017 – 3am, 1 January 2018

  • Spit Rd – Between Awaba St and Punch St southbound
  • Spit Rd – Between Punch St and Military Rd southbound

Authorised route buses excepted

1pm, 31 December 2017 – 3am, 1 January 2018

  • Athol Wharf Rd – Between Bradleys Head Rd and Taronga Zoo Wharf
  • Bradleys Head Rd – Between Whiting Beach Rd and Athol Wharf Rd
  • Whiting Beach Rd – Between Bradleys Head Rd and Prince Albert St eastbound

3pm, 31 December 2017 – 3am, 1 January 2018

  • Military Rd – Between Spit Rd and Mandolong Rd
  • Spit Rd – Between Military Rd and Spit Bridge northbound

6pm, 31 December 2017 – 3am, 1 January 2018

  • Military Rd – Between Belmont Rd and Raglan St southbound
  • Military Rd – Between Prince Albert St and Belmont Rd northbound