Road closure advice ahead of Caerphilly 10k
Caerphilly 10k takes place this Sunday, June 21, and the council are advising residents of temporary road closures in the town.
The 10k run, in its third year has become very popular and is accompanied by a 2k junior fun run.
The main run starts and ends on Crescent Road, beginning at 10am. The 2k run starts at 9.15am.
Crescent Road will be closed between Nantgarw Road and the junction of Heol Trecastell estate from 7am to 1pm and fully closed between 9am and 1pm.
Cardiff Road through the town centre and the road leading from the Bedwas Bridge roundabout to Van Road will be fully closed between 9.30am and 12pm.
Piccadilly Square traffic lights will be fully closed from 9am until 10.15am.
The road between the Cedar Tree roundabout and Bedwas Bridge roundabout will be closed to eastbound traffic from 9am until 11.30am.
Access will be available between Lansbury Park and Mornington Meadows estates throughout the event.
A number of bus routes will also be affected and Caerphilly Interchange and bus stops at Southgate Square, Castle Entrance and Ton-y-felin Chapel will not be in use until after 12pm.
Before 12pm all buses on routes 26, 50, C16, A, B & C will use the bus stop at Castle Court Bandstand and resume their routes at Piccadilly Square or Bedwas Road.
There will also be diversions in place for some services.
The 10.30am number 26 from Caerphilly to Cardiff will not serve Pontygwindy Road between the Cedar Tree roundabout and The Piccadilly. It will also not serve Crescent Road.
The 10.30am number 50 from Caerphilly to Bargoed will not serve Bedwas Road between Bedwas Bridge and The Piccadilly.
The 10.07am A from Graig-y-Rhacca to Caerphilly will also not serve Bedwas Road between Bedwas Bridge and The Piccadilly. The 10.50am and 11.07am will not operate.
The 11.30am B from Caerphilly to Cardiff will not serve St Martins Road. It will depart Castle Court Bandstand then resume its normal route from Watford Park.
There are also parking restrictions on Van Road and Pontygwindy Road from Saturday evening.
Alternative parking is available at Twyn Primary School, Ysgol Y Gwyndy and St Martin’s School.
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