Road closures coming with FLC Squawker Classic
The Fort Lewis College cycling team will host the annual Squawker Classic road races in Durango next weekend.
Collegeiate cyclists from the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cycling Conference will race in a team time trial, downtown criterium and road race.
Some road closures are planned in connection with the races.
On Saturday morning, the teams will race in the team time trial that starts at the intersection of River Road and County Road 213. The finish will be 13 miles down County Road 213 (La Posta Road) near U.S. Highway 550.
There will be short delays on County Road 213 during the time trial. Racing, which will start at 8 a.m., will conclude by 10 a.m.
The racing will move to the downtown residential area for the Saturday criterium. The course will use Fourth, Fifth and Sixth avenues as well as Eighth, Ninth and 10th streets.
The affected streets will be closed during the crit races that will start at 11 a.m. Racing, which will include USA Cycling divisions, will conclude by 6 p.m.
On Sunday, the road race will affect roads near the FLC campus.
The following roads will be closed to vehicles from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday:
westbound Goeglein Gulch between the Fort Lewis Drive roundabout and Eighth Avenue:
Eighth Avenue between College Drive and the Rim Drive traffic signal;
westbound Rim Drive from North College to Hillcrest Golf Club.
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