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Police warn of road closures as the OVO Energy Women's Tour comes to Worcestershire

Police are warning people travelling in and around Worcestershire on Saturday (16 June) to plan their journey to avoid road closures in place for the OVO Energy Women's Tour.

Stage 4 of the bike race starts in Evesham at 10am and will conclude in Worcester at around 2.10pm.

Road closures will be managed by the event organisers and will be in place throughout the day in Evesham and Worcester.

Rolling closures will be in place throughout the day as the race passes through the county as well as part of Gloucestershire. Roads that are part of the rolling closures will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time.

Chief Inspector Jim Baker said: "We're delighted to be supporting the women's tour in Worcestershire; it's a great event for the county and we hope as many people as possible will come out to support the riders.

"There will be road closures in place throughout the day to allow the race to pass through and we'd urge people to plan their journeys accordingly."


Details of road closures

This is a summary of road closures. Full details of the route can be found at http://www.womenstour.co.uk/stages/stage-4/


Race start - Evesham

The race starts in Evesham at 10.15am. Abbey Road, Vine Street, High Street and Market Square will be closed from 4am-1pm. Bridge Street will be closed from 7am-1pm.


Race finish - Worcester

Hylton Road will be shut from 4.45am- 5.30pm


Rolling road closures - these will be put in place throughout the day to allow the cyclists to pass through. Each closure will last for around 30 minutes. Times are estimates and dependent upon the speed of the race.

 

Evesham (10.15am)

A4184 High Street at the junction with Oat Street

To

Manor Farm Roundabout
 

A44 - Evesham - Lower Moor - Wyre Piddle - Pinvin (10.31am)

A44 Evesham Road at the Manor Farm Roundabout, Evesham

to

A44 Wyre Piddle Bypass at the Abbey View Roundabout
 

B4083 Wyre Piddle - Pershore (10.53am)

B4083 Wyre Hill at the Abbey View Roundabout, Wyre Piddle

to

B4083 Wyre Road junction with Station Road in Pershore
 

B4536 Pershore (10.53am)

B4536 Broad Street at the junction with High Street

To

B4536 Defford Road at the junction with Three Springs Road
 

B4080 - Birlingham - Eckington (11.17am)

B4080 Eckington Road at the junction with Pershore Road in Birlingham

To

B4080 Tewkesbury Road at the junction with Comberton Road, Eckington
 

A44 Broadway (11.42am)

Colin Way Roundabout

To

Leamington Road Roundabout
 

Broadway (11.42am)

Leamington Road at the junction with High Street

To

Snowshill Road on the Gloucestershire border
 

Snowshill (11.47am)

Broadway Road on the Worcestershire border

To

Buckle Street at the junction with Long Hill
 

Bidford on Avon (12.27pm)

Buckle Street at the junction with Honeybourne Road

To

Victoria Road at the junction with Bidford Road
 

B4088 - Dunnington - Salford Priors - Harvington (12.48pm)

B4088 Salford Road at the junction with Broom Lane, Dunnington

To

B4088 Alcester Road at the junction with Leys Road, Harvington
 

A422 - Kington - Inkberrow (1.10pm)

A422 Alcester Road at the junction with New Road, Kington

To

A422 Alcester Road at the junction with Mile Post Lane, Inkberrow
 

B4092 - Holberrow Green - Astwood Bank (1.16pm)

B4092 Alcester Road/Mile Post Lane at the junction with Alcester Road, Holberrow Green

To

B4092 Mile Post Lane at the junction with Salt Way, Astwood Bank
 

B4090 - Astwood Bank - Feckenham - Hanbury - Droitwich (1.22pm)

B4090 Salt Way at the junction with Mile Post Lane/Edgiock Cross Roads, Astwood Bank

To

B4090 Worcester Road at the junction with Primsland Way, Droitwich
 

Droitwich (1.22pm)

Primsland Way at the junction with Worcester Road

To

Newland Road/Plough Lane
 

A4538 - Tibberton (1.53pm)

Plough Road at the junction with Plough Lane

To

Crowle Roundabout
 

Worcester(2.10pm)

B4636 Nunnery Way (to Pershore) from the Crowle Roundabout 

To

Market Roundabout
 

Worcester(2.10pm)

A4440 Market Roundabout

To

A4440 Swinesherd Way Roundabout
 

Worcester(2.10pm)

A44 Swinesherd Way Roundabout

To

A44 Hylton Road at the junction with Henwick Road

 

Posted by Sam Cook, Communications Officer

Published 11/06/18