News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform motorists that the Bermuda Day road race and Parade will take place on Friday, May 26th, 2023 between the hours of 8am and 8pm.

The following roads will be closed to all vehicular traffic.

RACE ROUTES:

1. 2. 3. Marathon Derby: Mullet Bay Road, Kindley Field Road, The Causeway, Blue Hole Hill, North Shore Road, Hamilton Parish, Middle Road, Smiths and Devonshire Parishes, Cavendish Road, Lane Hill, Crow Lane into the City of Hamilton, leaving the City of Hamilton then onto Cedar Avenue, Marsh Folly Road, Dutton Avenue and finishing at Bernard Park.

This Marathon Derby Race will start at 8.30am on Bermuda Day Junior Classic Run: Front Street, Queen Street, Church Street, King Street, Victoria Street, Cedar Avenue, Marsh Folly Road, Dutton Avenue to Bernard Park. Parade Route: Starting on Pitt’ Bay Road and heading in an easterly direction on Front Street, Hamilton, then parade participants will follow a route within Hamilton as agreed upon by the City of Hamilton.

The parade route will continue along the streets in the City and then exit on Cedar Avenue, travelling in a northerly direction towards Marsh Folly Road, easterly along Marsh Folly Road to Dutton Avenue, south along Dutton Avenue until reaching the Bernard Park Field where the Parade Route will conclude.

TRAFFIC CONTROL:

All traffic including pedal cyclists (but excluding the official vehicles preceding the Sinclair Packwood Memorial Cycle Race, the Marathon Derby Race together with buses and emergency vehicles following the runners) will be diverted off the Marathon Route between the hours of 8am and until opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

Traffic flowing in the opposite direction to the runners will have free passage except on Mullet Bay, Kindley Field Road, Blue Hole Hill, North Shore Road, Middle Road, and Cavendish Road.

Persons intending to enter the City of Hamilton, the following procedure will be in place:

Motorized traffic will be allowed to cross over and enter through the half Marathon race route at only the following junctions:

Middle Road & Harrington Sound Road to North Shore Road, Flatts.

Tee Street and Middle Road to Orange Valley Road and Middle Road Hermitage Road to Vesey Street.

Brighten Hill to Barkers Hill.

ROAD CLOSURES:

Mullet Bay Road Kindley Field Road Blue Hole Hill North Shore Road Middle Road Canal Road Cedar Avenue Marsh Folly Road Dutton Avenue Palmetto Road & Marsh Folly Road Black Watch Pass Crow Lane Pitt’s Bay Road Gorham Road.

NO PARKING:

North Shore Road Middle Road Cavendish Road Between Kindley Field Road and York Street, St George’s will be closed to all traffic from 8:45am until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service. Between St David’s Road and The Causeway will be closed to all traffic except for access for residents from 9am until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

Between The Causeway and North Shore Road from 9am until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

Between Blue Hole Hill and Middle Road near Flatts from 9am until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

From North Shore Road near Flatts to Cavendish Road from 9am until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service Between Marsh Folly Road and Laffan Street will be closed to traffic except for access for residents from 9am to 11:30am.

From City Boundary to St John’s Road junction between 1:30pm until the parade passes.

From St John’s Road to Dutton Avenue between 1:30pm until the parade passes.

North Street to Marsh Folly Road in Pembroke will be closed to all traffic from 6am to 8pm.

Between Bishop Spencer Road to Dutton Avenue between 10:30am and 6.30pm to westbound ONLY traffic or until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

Between 10:30am and 6:30pm from Marsh Folly Road to the junction at North Shore Road to all traffic and until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

North Roundabout (The Lane) to City boundary (westbound ONLY) from 1:45pm until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

From Woodbourne Avenue to Bermudiana Road until re-open by the Bermuda Police Service.

Between Woodbourne Avenue and Bermudiana Road until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

Between Blue Hole Hill and Middle Road in Flatts, will be no parking to all traffic from 9am until open by the Bermuda Police Service.

From North Shore Road in Flatts to Cavendish Road will have no parking to all traffic from 9am until re-open by the Bermuda Police Service

Between Middle Road to Lane Hill will have no parking to all traffic from 8am until re-open by the Bermuda Police Service.

Marsh Folly Road between St John’s Road and Dutton Avenue from 8am until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

Dutton Avenue between Marsh Folly Road and North Street from 8am until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

Black Watch Pass between Marsh Folly Road and North Shore Road from 8am until re-opened by the Bermuda Police Service.

In addition, the BPS and the Corporation of Hamilton are hereby authorized to ‘√álose-Off’ streets or portions of streets, restrict and authorize parking as the Commissioner of Police and the City of Hamilton Manager decides.