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Plan ahead this New Year's Eve

Posted Monday 16 December 2019

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 will be in operation from 8am 31 December 2019 to 6am 1 January 2020 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 2019 – 2am, 1 January 2020

  • Athol Wharf Rd – Between Bradleys Head Rd and Taronga Zoo 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 2019 – 2am, 1 January 2020

  • 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

Road closures will be at the discretion of the NSW Police

Special Event Clearways

5am, 31 December 2019 – 3am, 1 January 2020

  • Bradleys Head Rd – Between car space no 69 and no 106 southbound

8am, 31 December 2019 – 3am, 1 January 2020

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

STA buses excepted

1pm, 31 December 2019 – 3am, 1 January 2020

  • 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

6pm, 31 December 2019 – 3am, 1 January 2020

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