On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day there will be some roads closed before, during and after the event. Road closures will be in place on New Year’s Eve and are at the discretion of NSW Police. Closures include roads around the Sydney CBD, Darling Harbour, Royal Botanic Gardens, North Sydney and other Sydney Harbour foreshore vantage points. The closures are intended to improve pedestrian and motorists’ safety and to help ensure the smooth flow of crowds from CBD Harbour foreshore vantage points to transport terminals.
Major road closures include:
SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE: closed in both directions between 11pm and 1am.
CAHILL EXPRESSWAY: between 11am and 4am.
ANZAC BRIDGE and WESTERN DISTRIBUTOR: Anzac Bridge, Victoria Road and the Western Distributor will be closed between 8.30pm and 9.30pm and 11.30pm until 1am.
SYDNEY CBD: Castlereagh Street, Elizabeth Street, George Street, King Street, Macquarie Street, Market Street, Park Street and Pitt Street.
PYRMONT: Pirrama Road, Points St and Darling Island Road.
POTTS POINT: Victoria St.
NORTH SYDNEY: Blues Street, Walker Street, Miller Street, Berry Street and Pacific Highway.
Be aware that road closures affect the normal bus transport routes and no traffic will be allowed in or out of any of the road closure areas. Refer to the Public Transport page closer to the event. Please be aware that there will be parking restrictions applied with special event clearways enforced throughout the Sydney CBD, North Sydney, Pyrmont and other foreshore areas.
Local road closures will also be in place around popular spectator vantage points on the night.
Refer to the map below and click on the coloured lines for road closure details