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Weekend Hamilton road closures announced

Several Hamilton streets are set to be temporarily closed this weekend for a triathlon and a parade rehearsal, according to notices by the City of Hamilton.

Between 6pm and 8.30pm today, Front Street between Court Street and Queen Street, along with Burnaby Street between Front Street and Reid Street will be closed to traffic for a rehearsal for the Queen's Birthday Parade.

Parking in the area, along with No 1 and No 5 car parks, will also be prohibited between 4pm and the end of the rehearsal.

Albouy's Point meanwhile will also be closed to traffic starting at 6pm today, and will remain closed until 1pm tomorrow.

Street closures will continue tomorrow as the Millenium Tokyo Re Sprint Triathlon taking place in the City. As part of the event, Front Street will be closed between Bermudiana Road and Spurling Hill between 6am and 1pm.

King Street, Burnaby Street and Court Street will all be closed between Reid Street and Front Street during the same period, as will Par-la-Ville Road between Church Street and Front Street and Spurling Hill between Cavendish Avenue to East Broadway.

Parking will also be prohibited in the above mentioned areas until 1pm on Sunday, and any vehicles left in the area may be towed away at the owner's expense.

The Ministry of Public Works also issued warning about road closures which will be caused by tomorrow's triathlon. Crow Lane's inbound lanes will be closed from the North Roundabout to Front Street between 7.30am and noon, while the outbound lanes will be closed from Spurling Hill to Corkscrew Hill during the same period.

Pitts Bay Road will meanwhile be closed to traffic between Woodbourne Avenue and Bermudiana Road.

Traffic travelling east along Pitts Bay Road will be diverted onto Woodbourne Avenue, while traffic approaching North Roundabout will be diverted onto Point Finger Road or Trimingham Hill.

A notice in yesterday's paper said: “The Minister of Public Works wishes to encourage the full cooperation of the motoring public and apologises for any inconvenience that may result.”

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Published June 07, 2014 at 9:00 am (Updated June 07, 2014 at 1:05 am)

Weekend Hamilton road closures announced

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