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DOZENS Of Roads Closing for Weekend Cycling Events In Glasgow

NUMEROUS central Glasgow roads will be shut to traffic for much of Saturday (7 September) for the opening stage of the Tour of Britain cycle race.

Cyclists racing in Glasgow during the European championships last year.

The race will leave from George Square around 10.30am and do two laps of the city centre before heading south out of Glasgow bound for Dumfries and Galloway.  |  Tour of Britain

Glasgow City Council say closures will be in place from 4am to 8pm on the following streets:

— Albion Street, for its entire length
— Anchor Lane, for its full length
— Argyle Street, between Union Street and Queen Street
— Bell Street, between Walls Street and Watson Street
— Bridgegate, between King Street and Saltmarket
— Cathedral Street, between Castle Street and North Hanover Street
— Clyde Street, between Saltmarket and Jamaica Street
— Cochrane Street, for its entire length
— College Street, at its junction with High Street
— Collins Street, between Rottenrow and Cathedral Street
— Crown Street, between Ballater Street and Saltmarket
— Duke Street, between John Knox Street and George Street
— Gallowgate, between Trongate and Watson Street
— George Square (all)
— George Street, for its full length
— Glassford Street, for its whole length
— High Street, between John Knox Street and Trongate
— Ingram Street, between High Street and Glassford Street
— Ingram Street, between Queen Street and High Street
— John Street, for its entire length
— King Street, between Bridgegate and Osbourne Street
— London Road, between Trongate and Abercrombie Street
— London Road, between Trongate and James Morrison Street
— Martha Street, for its entire length
— Montrose Street, for its full length
— Nelson Mandela Place, for its full length
— North Hanover Street, between Cathedral Street and George Square (North)
— North Hanover Street, between George Square North and Queen Street Station entrance
— North Portland Street, between Richmond Street and George Street
— Osbourne Street, for its whole length
— Parsonage Row, at its junction with High Street
— Queen Street, for its entire length
— Rottenrow, between Collings Street and Castle Street
— Saltmarket, for its entire length
— Shuttle Street, between College Street and Ingram Street
— South Frederick Street, for its whole length
— St Andrews Street, between Saltmarket and James Morrison Street
— St James Road between Stirling Road and Castle Street
— St Vincent Place, for its entire length
— Stockwell Place, for its whole length
— Stockwell Street, for its whole length
— Trongate, between Albion Street and High Street
— Turnbull Street, between Greendyke Street and Steel Street
— Waddell Street, for its whole length
— West George Street, Nelson Mandela Place and George Square
— Wilson Street, between Hutcheson Street and Virginia Street

Police will also be stopping and holding traffic at a number of other streets as the Tour of Britain passes, between 10am and 1pm:

— Bridge Street, for its full length
— Clyde Street between Dunlop Street and Jamaica Street
— Eglinton Street, for its full length
— Glasgow Bridge, for its full length
— Kilmarnock Road, between Pollokshaws Road and Fenwick Road
— Pollokshaws Road, for between Eglinton Street and Kilmarnock Road

There will be further road closures on Sunday (8 September) between 5am and 1pm as the Pedal for Scotland Glasgow to Edinburgh cycling event takes place:

— Alexander Park Street between Alexander Parade and Cumbernauld Road
— Charlotte Street for its full length
— Coatbridge Road from Edinburgh Road to Gartcosh Road
— Cuilhill Road from Gartcosh Road to Glasgow City Council Boundary (Commonhead Road)
— Cumbernauld Road (Eastbound Carriageway), between Appin Road and Edinburgh Road
— Cumbernauld Road between Duke Street and Appin Road
— Duke Street between High Street and Cumbernauld Road.
— Edinburgh Road (Eastbound Carriageway) between Cumbernauld Road and Coatbridge Road.
— Gartcosh Road from Coatbridge Road to Cuilhill Road
— Greendyke Street for its full length
— High Street between Saltmarket and Duke Street.
— James Street between Bridgeton Cross and Arcadia Street
— Saltmarket between Clyde Street and High Street.
— Springboig Road between Edinburgh Road and Tynecastle Street
— Turnbull Street both sides, between Steel Street and Greendyke Street