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Road Race and Time Trial route FAQs

When is the Cycling Road Race happening?

The Glasgow 2018 European Championships will run from 2-12 August 2018. The Women's Cycling Road Race event will be held on Sunday 5 August 2018 and the Men's Cycling Road Race event will be held on Sunday 12 August.

What road closures will be in place?

There will be a rolling programme of road closures as per the following times:

Women's Cycling Road Race event, Sunday 5 August: roads will close from 08:00 and reopen in a phased manner from 17:00.

Men's Cycling Road Race event, Sunday 12 August: roads will close from 06:00 and reopen in a phased manner from 18:30.

All roads will be fully reopened no later than 22:00 on Sunday 5 August and Sunday 12 August.

For further details on road closures, visit the Cycling Road Race closures and impacts link on the Get Ready Glasgow home page

When is the Cycling Time Trial happening?

The Glasgow 2018 European Championships will run from 2-12 August 2018.

The Men's and Women's Cycling Time Trial events will be held on Wednesday 8 August 2018.

What times will the road closures start and end?

There will be a rolling programme of road closures on Wednesday 8 August, with most closures starting from 02:00. All roads will be fully re-opened no later than 21:00 on Wednesday 8 August.

For further details on road closures, visit the Time Trial closures and impacts link on the Get Ready Glasgow home page.

What are the main areas in Glasgow city centre that will be affected?

Road closures will be in place for the Cycling Time Trial event and significant disruption is expected in areas around Glasgow Green, Buchanan Street, George Square, Cathedral Street, High Street, Kelvingrove Park and city centre. The event will begin at the Riverside Museum and end at Glasgow Green, with spectators expected to be watching at these key locations.

For further details on road closures, visit the Time Trial closures and impacts link on the Get Ready Glasgow home page.

What are the main areas in East Dunbartonshire that will be affected?

The Women's Cycling Time Trial route will travel through the west end of Glasgow before heading to East Dunbartonshire, taking in Bearsden, Milngavie and Torrance, then returning southbound towards the city via Bishopbriggs and Springburn.

The Men's Cycling Time Trial route will follow the same route as the Women's event, however it will extend further north to capture Lennoxtown and Strathblane, ahead of its return southbound to the city centre.

For further details on road closures, visit the Time Trial closures and impacts link on the Get Ready Glasgow home page.

 

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