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Parish Walk 2019 - road closures and restrictions

Sat, 22 Jun 2019

Department of Infrastructure Road Closure Notice


Parish Walk Notice 2019



Summary of road closures


A1 from Union Mills to Crosby closed to ALL traffic 08.20 to 10:30, Drivers should get on to the Glen Darragh Road before 08.20 or else miss out on this section of the course and head south to Oatlands Road / Old Castletown Road (preferred)

The Cleaynagh Road: 09:30 - 11:30

The Orrisdale Road: 10:00 - 13:30

Derby Road, Peel: 12:30 - 18:30

If you don't know where these roads are use the Googlemaps, a conventional map or just ask someone in good time before the event!


One way roads


These roads can be used for parking and assisting walkers except where no stopping zones are in place (see below)


The Glen Darragh Road (Marown School to Braaid crossroads) - 08:30 - 11:00

St Marks Road (Braaid roundabout to Clannagh Road) - 09:00 - 11:30

The Oatlands Road (A5 New Castletown Road to A25 Old Castletown Road) - 09:15 - 13:00

The Old Castletown Road (B24 Oatlands Road junction to A5 New Castletown Road at the Blackboards) - 09:15 - 13:00

St Marks to Ballasalla Road (Junction of B38 Orrisdale Road to its junction with the A34 Phildraw Road) - 10:00 - 13:30

The Ballasalla to Ballabeg Road (Junction of road leading to rear of Rushen Abbey to Junction with Ballanorris Road, Ballabeg) - 10:00 - 14:00

Cross 4 Ways to Malew Church (Cross 4 Ways to Malew Church) - 10:00 - 14:00

Ballasalla to Port Erin Road (Junction of B45 Mount Gawne Road to Ballakillowey roundabout) - 11:00 - 14:30

Old Shcool Road, Rushen (Ballakillowey roundabout to Ballakilley Housing Estate) - 11:00 - 14:45

The Sloc Road (Ballakillowey Roundabout to The Round table crossroads) - 11:00 - 17:00

The Dalby Road (Round Table crossroads to the Lhagg Road) - 12:00 - 18:00

Church Street, Peel (Christian Street to Derby Road) - 13:30 - 18:30

Peel to Kirk Michael Road (from the Switchback junction to Glen Wyllin campsite) - 13:30 - 18:30

Ballaugh Church to The Cronk - 15:00 - 20:00

Jurby to Bride Road (Junction with B3 Bretney Road to Bride Roundabout) - 17:00 - 22:50

Bride to Ramsey Road (Bride Roundabout to A17 West Kimerragh Road) - 17:00 - 23:00

The Dhoon to Laxey Road (Dhoon Glen to Minorca Crossroads) - 21:00 - 07:00


No stopping zones


Braddan Bridge to Union Mills

On the A26 St Marks Road between the Braaid Roundabout and the turn off for the Cleaynagh Road

On the New Castletown Road from the junction of the Cleaynagh Road to the junction with the Oatlands Road

On the New Castletown Road from the junction of the Old Castletown Road with the junction with the Orrisdale Road

On the St Marks to Ballasalla Road from the junction with the Orrisdale Road to Ballasalla

The 'T' junction at Ballabeg to Ballagawne Road

On the A27 from Eariy Cushlin to the Ballacallin Hotel, Dalby

Glem Maye from the hairpin to Glen Maye Park

Kirk Michael from the Mitre public house to the filling station

Bride roundabout to the junction with West Kimmeragh Road

On Church Road, Lonan from the junction with the A2 coast road to Croit-e Quill Road

On the A2, Lonan with its junction with Church Road coming out of Lonan

Assistance to race walkers in the no stopping zones is forbidden. There are many feed stations provided along the early part the course.


Traffic restrictions at Rushen


There is a traffic flow system in place at Rushen Church. Please follow the signs for “Parking” if you want to go to the Church. Otherwise follow “Through Traffic” signs to continue up to the Sloc by passing the Church.

Traffic restrictions at Peel


There is a traffic flow system in place at Peel. Please follow the diversion signs.


Other driver rules


Stop only where you can park SAFELY.

Be aware of road junctions and dangerous bends.

Do not attempt to drive alongside walkers.

Be aware of safety of other walkers and road users.

Do not leave litter or discard food waste. Take home all your litter or use the appropriate bins.

Switch on hazard lights when parked on the road.

You must wear bright or reflective clothing, especially at night. Reflective

Bibs are on sale at the check in.

Do  not make excessive noise in residential areas during the night.



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