Townsville 400 Traffic Changes
The Supercars Watpac Townsville 400 will be held Friday 6 - Sunday 8 July 2018.
Traffic Restrictions and Road Closures
Works to install the track and various other infrastructure will occur in the lead-up to the event and will be deconstructed in the days following the race. Traffic diversions will be in place before, during and after the Supercars Townsville 400 event. Delays can be expected and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.
Please be advised there will be changes in traffic with road closures and traffic restrictions commencing at 8pm, Friday 29 June through to 5am, Tuesday 10 July 2018.
- Railway Avenue to Woolcock Street
Charters Towers Road
- Boundary Street to Ingham Road
Download the traffic management information document (PDF, 17.6 MB)
Public transport is the recommended event travel option.
FREE shuttle service for ticket holders on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July. Further information is available from Sunbus Townsville www.sunbus.com.au
Increased ferry services will operate during the event. Timetables are available at: www.sealinkqld.com.au
Taxis will drop off and pick up from Gate 1 and Gate 3.
Taxis can be contacted at 131 008 (13TAXI) or www.tsvtaxi.com.au
Queensland Rail - Townsville Station
Access to the QR Railway Station located on Charters Towers Road is maintained during the event. Please proceed to the Ingham Street / Flinders Street West / Charters Towers Road intersection where traffic controllers assisted by Queensland Police will provide direction to accessing the platform.
For further information, please contact Queensland Rail on 1300 131 722.
For designated event parking locations see map.
Paid Parking at the Event
Townsville West State School
Entry via Wilson Street
0407 849 970
Townsville State High School
Entry via Flowers or Second street
Railway Estate Primary School
Entry via Ninth Street
0411 526 700
First Avenue, Railway Estate
1300 720 533
Fit For Life Financial Services Centre
62 Charters Towers Road
Other car parks
Dean Street Car Park (free)
On street parking near the event precinct is not recommended. See regulated parking area information below.
Illegal parking, or parking causing an impediment for a local resident to access their home or business will be monitored and will result in a fine or the vehicle being towed.
Disabled Persons Access and Parking Disabled parking
Is provided at Gate 1 via Brodie Street and Gate 3 on First Street, Railway Estate
Further information regarding accessible areas within the event precinct can be obtained from www.supercars.com.au
Car Park Closures
Flinders Street East Car Park (closest to Bully’s Nightclub)
Half of the car park will be closed from Thursday 5 July to Sunday 8 July.
Sturt Street Car Park between Walker and Sturt Street
From Friday 6 July to Sunday 8 July.
These car parks are restricted to Emergency Services access only.
Regulated Parking Area
A regulated event parking area will be in place around Reid Park.
To view the regulated parking area download the map.
The regulated area is in place to stop non-residents from parking on the streets affected and will be in force from 7am–7pm on Friday 6, Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July 2018.
A two hour limit will apply to any vehicle parked on the street during this time. Fines will apply.
Residents living within the regulated area will be required to display a Resident Parking Permit. These will be posted to residents prior to the event.
For additional parking permits submit an application.