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Traffic management measures, road closures and parking restrictions will be in place in Dudley borough during the Commonwealth Games cycling time trials on Thursday 4 August.

Cycling time trials

Road closures from 5am to 6pm on Thursday 4 August

  • A459 Wolverhampton Road, High Street (Sedgley)
  • Dudley Street (A459), High Holborn
  • Tipton Street, Sedgley Road (A457)
  • Birmingham New Road, northbound lanes between the A457 and A4037
  • Priory Road (A4168)
  • The Broadway (A459)
  • Selected roads in Dudley Town Centre - Ednam Road, Priory Road, Priory Street, St. James's Road (between Trinity Road and Stone Street), Parsons Street
  • Burton Road (between Traquain Drive and the A459)
  • Burton Road, Kent Street, Clarence Street, Dudley Road
  • Moden Hill
  • Catholic Lane
  • Gospel End Street, Gospel End Road, Cotwall End Road
  • Straits Road
  • Summit Place
  • Brick Kiln Lane
  • Himley Road (between Guys Lane and Dudley Road, B4176)

Roads with changed traffic conditions

Sedgley Road West (A457) - Birmingham New Road (A4123)

  • Access between Sedgley Road (A457) and Birmingham New Road only
  • No access towards Sedgley via Tipton Road

Wolverhampton Road (A449) - B1476 (Himley)

  • Access between Wolverhampton Road (A449) and B4176 (towards Wombourne)
  • No access towards Wolverhampton (A449) or Himley Hall (B4176)

Crossing points

We will be able to facilitate vehicle access across the route during the time trials in case of emergencies only. If you are in need of assistance, our control room can be reached via telephone on 01384 811542 or 01384 811543.

These vehicle crossing points will also be available from 5am to 9.15am and after 3.30pm under police and traffic control.

  • Wolverhampton Road - The Northway to Dovedale Road
  • Wolverhampton Road - High Park Crescent to The Walk
  • Tipton Street - Gate Street / Richmond Road to Turls Street
  • Tipton Road - Marlborough Road to Brook Street
  • Sedgley Road - Parkes Hall Road to Park Road
  • Sedgley Road - Woodsetton Close to Bramford Drive
  • Sedgley Road - George Street to Vicarage Road West
  • Priory Road - Limes Road to Woodland Avenue
  • The Broadway - Limepit Lane to Limepit Lane
  • Burton Road - Richborough Drive to Old Park Road
  • Burton Road - Eves Lane to Jews Lane
  • Moden Hill - The Ridgeway to Vale Street
  • Gospel End Road - The Northway to Southerndown Road
  • Cotwall End Road - Brownswall Road to Sandyfields Road
  • Straits Road - Orchard Grove to Eaton Crescent
  • Himley Road - High Arcal Road to Himley Road (jct. Brick Kiln Lane)

Parking restrictions

There will be no parking on the time trial route from 6pm on Wednesday 3 August until 6pm on Thursday 4 August.

If you regularly park on these roads, you will need to find alternative parking.

Any vehicles that remain on the route within these times will be towed.

If your vehicle has been towed, please contact 01565 872707 to find where it has been moved.

If you live inside the route, a number of vehicle crossing points will be available that will allow you to enter and leave the area.

The majority of these crossing points will be in operation between 5am to 9.15am and 3.30pm to 6pm on Thursday 4 August.

Disruption to bus services

Travel advice

Drone restrictions

In the interests of public safety and security, the UK Government has announced that airspace restrictions will be in place during the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, running from Friday 22 July to Tuesday 9 August.

These restrictions apply to the use of drones and cover Dudley borough and most of the West Midlands.