Changed traffic conditions - Sir Elton John Concert

  • Suburb: Westcourt
  • Work period (anticipated): 30/09/2017 to 30/09/2017
  • Description: Changed traffic conditions in place for Sir Elton John concert
  • Likely impacts: Traffic Control; Road Closure
  • Location: Mulgrave Rd, Tills St, Newell St, Dalton St
  • Status: Closed

Residents may experience some increased noise and traffic delays on Saturday 30 September 2017 due to a major event taking place at Cazalys Stadium on Mulgrave Road.

Changed traffic conditions

Changed traffic conditions will be in place around the Cazalys Stadium from 1pm until midnight. These changed conditions will apply to Mulgrave Road, Dalton Street, Mann Street, Earl Street and Tills Street.

Changes include:

  • Tills Street: Tills Street will be closed to traffic between Mann Street and Earl Street from 1.00pm to midnight, with local access retained at all times.
  • Newell Street: Access to Newell Street from Mulgrave Road will be closed from 1.00pm to midnight, Alternate access to Mulgrave Road is via Lyons Street.
  • Dalton Street: Access to Mulgrave Road via Dalton Street will be closed from 1.00pm to midnight.  Alternate access to Mulgrave Road is via McCoombe Street.

As a result of the event, the existing Sunbus Route 140/150 bus stop located outside Cazalys Social Club on Mulgrave Road will be temporarily relocated to outside of the Balaclava Veterinary Surgery at 378 Mulgrave Road.  This temporary relocation will be in effect on Saturday 30 September only.

Parking changes

In addition to the above changed traffic conditions on Saturday 30 September, parking will also be temporarily removed in the following locations:

  • Mulgrave Road on the north between McCoombe Street and Tills Street;
  • Mulgrave Road on the north outside Spotlight shopping centre;
  • Dalton Street on the east near the intersection of Mulgrave Road;
  • Earl Street between Tills Street and Rose Street; and
  • Mann Street between Tills Street and Rose Street.

Park & Ride

Limited parking will be available around Cazalys Stadium for the event. Council and event organisers encourage people to catch FREE public transport to and from the venue from 4:20pm on the day of the concert.

  • Cairns CBD Lake St pick up
  • Cairns Showgrounds

Public shuttle bus locations

  • Tills St
  • Mulgrave Rd (egress only)

All public buses will drop off via both Cairns Showgrounds and Lake Street bus station.

Public drop off/ set down locations

  • Earl St for patrons accessing Gate 1
  • Dalton St for patrons accessing Gate 2

Taxi rank locations

  • Mann St for patrons accessing Gate 1
  • Mulgrave Rd for patrons accessing Gate 2

Car parking locations

  • Corner Gatton & Tills sts

For more information

Should you have any further enquiries about this major event or require additional information about these changed traffic conditions, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4044 3044.

Last updated: 15 August 2019