Steamboat briefs: CDOT releases information about road closures during Pro Challenge |

Steamboat briefs: CDOT releases information about road closures during Pro Challenge

The Colorado Department of Transportation has released information to the public about the impact the USA Pro Challenge bike race will have on state and local roadways. The Challenge will bring some of the world's top cyclists and fans to Colorado on Monday through Sunday. Racers will navigate nearly 600 miles of terrain during the seven-day race, which organizers predict will attract more than 1 million spectators.

Daily road closure information during the event will be available by calling 511 from anywhere in the state or by visiting Real-time highway information also can be accessed through email and text alerts issued by CDOT.

According to the CDOT press release, the race will affect the Steamboat Springs area on the following dates:

■ Wednesday, Stage 3 from Breckenridge to Steamboat: Colorado Highway 9 north to Kremmling, U.S. Highway 40 west to Steamboat Springs, from 10 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m.

■ Thursday, Stage 4 from Steamboat to Beaver Creek: County roads to Oak Creek, Colo. 131 south to Wolcott/U.S. 6 east to Avon/Beaver Creek, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

View a map of the closures in Steamboat Springs on page 3.

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