Press release

Traffic bulletin: Derby drivers advised to plan journeys ahead of charity event this Sunday

Drivers using the A38 in Derby are advised to plan ahead and allow extra travelling time as The Jenson Button Trust Triathlon takes place this Sunday (12 July).

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Five hundred competitors - including the 2009 Formula 1 World Champion - and up to 10,000 spectators are expected to travel to the event, which will take place at Markeaton Park.

The slip roads from the A38 to Kedleston Road will be closed from 8.45am to 4.00pm while Kedleston Road is used for the cycle discipline of the event. Highways England will use signs on approaching roads to give drivers information about likely delays and congestion along this route.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways England press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 10 July 2015