12:18 am - Wednesday January 24, 2018

Boulder to Denver Wraps Up Pro Challenge

Several State Highways Part of Route


 The USA Pro Challenge comes to an end today with a 78.4-mile race from Boulder to Denver, a route that includes segments of six state highways.

Lane and road closures and required traffic stops will be taking place outside of downtown Denver between noon and 3 p.m.

Ø  STATE: State Highway (SH) 93 from Boulder to Washington Avenue in Golden, with the following closures as the race makes its way from Golden to downtown Denver –

o   Off-ramps from eastbound and westbound SH 58 to Washington Avenue in Golden closed

o   U.S. 40 from Lookout Mountain Road to Heritage Road (CR 93)

o   Off-ramps from eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 to 32nd Avenue closed

o   SH 391 (Kipling Street) closed between 26th and 32nd avenues

o   SH 121 (Wadsworth Boulevard) closed between 26th and 32nd avenues

o   SH 95 (Sheridan Boulevard) closed between 29th and 32nd avenues

o   Off-ramps from northbound and southbound I-25 to Speer Boulevard closed

o   U.S 40/287 (Colfax Avenue) closed between Glenarm Place and Sherman Street

Ø  LOCAL: Various streets in the downtown Boulder area – see www.usaproboulder.com for more information, 19th Street in Golden, Lookout Mountain Road, Heritage(CR 93), Johnson and South Golden roads, Ford Street, 32nd Avenue, 26th and 29th avenues.  For additional road closure information for the downtown/uptown Denver area, see www.denver.org/things-to-do/sports-recreation/usa-pro-cycling-challenge/

To help motorists navigate the various state and local roadways, the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) website www.cotrip.orgwill have information regarding highway closures, delays, oversize and overweight restrictions, suggested alternative routes, and answers to frequently asked questions. Links to the host city websites also are provided, offering information regarding local road closures and long-term parking availability.  Delay and closure times are estimates only and subject to change depending on the pace of the race, weather, and other unanticipated conditions.

For real-time information related to highway impacts, motorists are encouraged to sign up for CDOT’s email and text alerts, available atwww.coloradodot.info by clicking on the green cell phone icon.  In addition to the cotrip.org website, daily road closure information will be available by calling 511 from anywhere in the state. Following CDOT on Twitter (@coloradodot) also provides current updates.

Additional spectator information is available at the Pro Challenge website www.usaprocyclingchallenge.com, and on host city and town websites.



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