Traffic plan

Traffic plan during the The Tall Ships Races 2017 and The X International Pyromagic Fireworks Festival 2017.

As part of The Tall Ships Races 2017 and The X International Pyromagic Fireworks Festival 2017, there will be a temporary traffic plan in the city. From July 25, many of the streets in city centre will be gradually closed to motor vehicle traffic. On August 14, all traffic will return to normal.

On Monday, July 31, 2017, at 00:01 (one minute past midnight), the following changes will come into effect

Traffic plan map – July 31

  • ul. Zbożowa – closed at ul. Spichrzowa,
  • ul. Jana z Kolna – closed in both directions at the section from ul. Kapitańska to Trasa Zamkowa. The exit from Trasa Zamkowa in the direction of ul. Łady will be available from 06:00 - 09:00.


In view of the above, general traffic will be detoured along ul. Dubois, ul. Parkowa, ul. Malczewskiego, ul. Jan Matejki, pl. Żołnierza, and Trasa Zamkowa. In connection with the increased vehicle traffic volume along the detour route, traffic signals will operate on a modified program at the following intersections:

  • Matejki - Malczewskiego, Matejki- Piłsudskiego, pl. Hołdu Pruskiego, pl. Żołnierza (Brama Królewska). B-36 signs reading “No Stopping” will be placed along the detour route, along with T-24 signs informing motorists of the traffic restrictions seven days before they come into effect,
  • ul. Storrady-Świętosławy – modified traffic pattern,
  • Placement of B-36 signs reading “No Stopping” along ul. Kapitańska, along with T-24 signs informing motorists of the traffic restrictions seven days before they come into effect,
  • ul. Małopolska from ul. Jarowita – closed to general traffic (entry only with permission),
  • ul. Komandorska – completely closed
  • ul. Admiralska – completely closed


Traffic plan map – August 3

On Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 00:01 (one minute after midnight) a modified traffic plan will come into effect on the following streets:

  • ul. Łady – limited entry for vehicles along the section from the intersection with ul. Dubois to the intersection with ul. Kapitańska. Special parking spaces and bus stops will be designated,
  • ul. Jana z Kolna and ul. Nabrzeże Wieleckie – complete closure of the two roadways from ul. Kapitańska to ul. Wyszyńskiego,
  • Trasa Zamkowa – the right lane on Trasa Zamkowa allowing cars to exit onto ul. Jana z Kolna in the direction of ul. Kapitańska will be fenced off for pedestrians,
  • ul. Małopolska – total closure from ul. Starzyńskiego to ul. Komandorska,
  • ul. Wały Chrobrego – total closure,
  • ul. Zygmunta Starego – total closure from ul. Starzyńskiego to ul. Wały Chrobrego,
  • ul. Zygmunta Starego to ul. Starzyńskiego – taxi stands marked,
  • ul. Szczerbcowa – total closure from ul. Starzyńskiego to ul. Wały Chrobrego,
  • ul. Wawelska – total closure from ul. Starzyńskiego to ul. Wały Chrobrego,
  • ul. Storrady – Świętosławy – complete closure from ul. Kapitańska to ul. Jana z Kolna,
  • ul. Henryka Pobożnego – complete closure of the section from ul. Wawelska to ul. Małopolska,
  • ul. Jarowita – complete closure of the section from ul. Wawelska to ul. Małopolska
  • ul. Starzyńskiego from ul. Zygmunta Starego to ul. Kapitańska – B-36 “No stopping” signs in both directions, T-24 signs informing motorists of the restrictions 7 days before they come into effect, and tape limiting parking on green areas,
  • ul. Plantowa – B-36 “No stopping” signs, T-24 signs informing motorists of the restrictions 7 days before they come into effect and tape limiting parking on green areas,
  • ul. Kapitańska from ul. Starzyńskiego – entry for authorised vehicles only,
  • ul. Władysława IV – total closure from the intersection with ul. Floriana. Entrance for authorised vehicles only,
  • ul. Panieńska marked with B-36 “No stopping” signs and T-24 signs indicating closure of the exit from ul. Panieńska onto ul. Wybrzeże Wieleckie under the Trasa Zamkowa overpass as well as closure of the exit onto ul. Dudzyńskiego in the direction of ul. Jana z Kolna,
  • designated bus lane from Basen Górniczy to the Long Bridge.