Professional bicycle race to prompt road
The USA Pro Challenge, the statewide
high-profile professional bicycle race, will prompt temporary road closures in
Lakewood during the last day of racing on Sunday, Aug. 24.
at 2 p.m. on Aug. 24, the following streets will be closed in Lakewood for
about 45 minutes:
• Westbound off-ramp from Interstate 70 at West
• 32nd east to Kipling Street
• Kipling Street south
to West 26th Avenue
• 26th east to Wadsworth Boulevard
north to 32nd
Lakewood Police will try to accommodate residents’
needs to come and go from the neighborhoods adjacent to the race, but all
access will end at 2 p.m. for the duration of the closure.
cyclists will enter Lakewood on West 32nd Avenue. They will then ride south
on Kipling Street to West 26th Avenue, then east to Wadsworth Boulevard. They
will turn north on Wadsworth, where they will leave Lakewood as the race
returns to 32nd to continue toward Denver.
The race brings some of
the world’s top professional cyclists to the state along with fans to watch
the race, affecting state and local roadways. Closure times are estimates only
and are subject to change depending on the pace of the race, weather and other
For complete race information, visit www.usaprocyclingchallenge.com.
Posted on: Friday, August 15, 2014