Tens of hundreds of rock followers might be descending on Donington Park for the annual music pageant which this 12 months is headlined by Kiss, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro and is being staged from Friday 10 June to Sunday 12 June.
Nationwide Highways is dispatching further site visitors officer patrols and has labored with the occasion organisers to maintain the roads shifting as easily as potential.
Nationwide Highways Community Resilience Planner, Jamie Tomlin, stated:
Now we have been working intently with the occasion organisers and different key companions to make sure that journey to and from the occasion runs as safely and easily as potential.
If you’re attending the Obtain Competition, whenever you get inside a number of miles comply with the highway indicators and the directions from the organisers moderately than your sat nav as they’ll information you on the right path to the right automobile park. There are modifications to the site visitors administration plan this 12 months so don’t be tempted to comply with a earlier 12 months’s route.
Our recommendation to all motorists is permit further time for journeys in that space over the weekend, notably in case you are catching a flight from East Midlands Airport.
With some 120 bands from throughout the globe performing on the Obtain Competition which attracts some 100,000 individuals throughout the three days.
Campers can arrive on web site from Wednesday 9 June which is able to unfold out the arrival instances of festival-goers however surrounding roads are nonetheless anticipated to be very busy till the ultimate departures on Monday 13 June.
Donington Park is situated subsequent to East Midlands Airport, 4 miles west of junction 23a of the M1 and 5 miles from junction 24.
Main roads within the space together with the M1, A42, A50 and A453 are more likely to be busy. Nationwide Highways will use electronic mail boards on close by motorways to advise individuals of any delays.
For stay site visitors updates comply with the @HighwaysWMIDS Twitter feed. The Nationwide Highways 24/7 buyer contact centre staff may also present up-to-the minute data on 0300 123 5000.
Members of the general public ought to contact the Nationwide Highways buyer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.
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