Traffic arrangements during Neste Rally Finland 2017

Neste Rally Finland affects the traffic in Jyväskylä, especially in the centre, Mäki-Matti, Harju and Lutakko areas. There will be exceptional arrangements in Lutakko area on 21.7.-1.8. and in Harju area on 27.7.-29.7.

Park only on the parking spaces with blue P-signs

The centre and many residential areas in Jyväskylä are parking prohibited zones. Also parks, greenspace, forests and wastelands have a parking prohibition. Permissible parking spaces are signed with blue P-signs. There are also many parking garages in the centre. In Lutakko area, the spectators are recommended to park in P-Paviljonki 1 parking hall. Be careful with parking and you’ll avoid parking fees!

Parking spaces for invalids are located in Sepänkatu. Parking spaces for motorbikes with Biker’s Passes are located in the southern end of Harjukatu.

Lutakko area

Service Park of Lutakko is located in the area of Jyväskylän Paviljonki and Lutakko harbour.

The streets and areas are closed as follows:

  • Paviljonki area: from Fri 21 July 7 am to Tue 1 August 9 pm
  • Street Uno Savolan katu: from Mon 24 July 7 am to Mon 31 July 7 am
  • Satamakatu parking lot: from Mon 24 July 8 am to Mon 31 July to 9 pm
  • Sand field in harbour: from Wed 26 July 8 am to Mon 31 July to 9 pm

Pedestrian and bicycle traffic runs almost normally. Only the pedestrian and cycle paths next to Satamakatu street are closed during the Rally.

In Lutakko area, the spectators are recommended to park in P-Paviljonki 1 parking hall. Also the parking garages and parking lots in the centre are only a short walk away from Lutakko.

Harju area

Harju Shakedowns cause exceptional arrangements to traffic in the centre, Mäki-Matti and Harju areas.

The streets and areas are closed as follows:

  • Harju greenspace and street Ihantolantie: from Mon 24 July 9 pm to Sat 29 July 2 am
  • Sepänkatu parking lot: partly closed from Fri 21 July 8 am to Tue 1 August 6 pm, totally closed from Wed 26 July 9 pm to Sat 29 July 2 am
  • Yliopistonkatu, Cygnaeuksenkatu, Gummeruksenkatu, Kilpisenkatu, Harjukatu, Sepänkatu, Pitkäkatu, Kortesuonkatu: partly closed from Tue 27 July 10 am to Sat 29 July 2 am

Other exceptional arrangements:

  • Vaasankatu will turn into two-way street from the part between Yliopistonkatu and Kauppakatu during the Rally
  • Driveway to Mäki-Matti residential area will go through the pedestrian street starting from Nisulankatu to Petäjätie

Public transportation and taxis

Closed streets cause changes in bus routes. During the Shakedowns the following bus stops are not in use: Harju School, Kauppatori 1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12, the house of Central Finland, Sepänaukio, Order drive 10, Library 3, Yliopistonkatu 1 and 2.

In Lutakko area, taxi stations are located in Piippukatu turning point and the Jyväskylä Travel Centre. The nearest taxi station from Harju Shakedown is located in Lyseonkatu.

 

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