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Posted on: August 16, 2019

TOWN OF AVON SPECIAL EVENTS ADVISORY: COLORADO CLASSIC FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

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TOWN OF AVON SPECIAL EVENTS ADVISORY

TRAFFIC, PARKING, TRANSPORTATION & SAFETY INFORMATION

COLORADO CLASSIC | Stage 2

August 23, 2019


Stage 2 of the Colorado Classic will come through Avon on Friday, August 23rd starting at 12:00 p.m. and ending at approximately 4:00 p.m. The Town of Avon is thrilled to host the western hemisphere’s premier women’s standalone race. The Colorado Classic brings many visitors to our community who will be dining and shopping in Avon.

 

Date(s): Friday, August 23rd  

Hours of Event: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Start & Finish on Lake Street | Nottingham Park Fan Zone opens at 11:30 a.m.


Avon Transit Modifications

Thursday, August 22nd 

  • Lake Street Closed, please use the Rec Center bus stop on Mikaela Way
  • Avon Rec Center West Lot Closed

Friday, August 23rd 

  • Lake Street Closed, please use the Rec Center bus stop on Mikaela Way
  • No Avon Transit Service between 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • All other Avon Transit bus stops will operate as normally scheduled

 

ECO Transit Modifications

The following routes will be impacted:

  • Edwards Eastbound Highway 6
  • Eagle Vail Eastbound Highway 6
  • Vail Westbound Highway 6
  • Avon Westbound Highway 6
  • Eastbound and Westbound Valley Routes

 

Temporary Road Closures

Residents and visitors should plan for the following hard road closures, with crossing opportunities, beginning at 12:00 p.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m.

  • Lake Street
  • West Beaver Creek Boulevard
  • Highway 6
  • Post Boulevard
  • East Beaver Creek Boulevard
  • Avon Road
  • West Benchmark Road
  • Hurd Lane
  • Riverfront Lane
     

Our neighboring communities in Beaver Creek and Bachelor Gulch will experience the following hard road closures between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

  • Village Road
  • Holden Road
  • Strawberry Park
  • Daybreak Ridge
  • Bachelor Gulch Trail
  • Prater Lane


Parking  

  • The Avon Recreation Center parking lot will be closed on Friday, August 23rd.
  • Free parking will be available at the Elk Lot prior to 12:00 p.m. with egress after the race at approximately 4:00 p.m. 
  • Free parking will be available at the Bear Lot prior to 12:00 p.m. with Westbound egress only until approximately 4:00 p.m. 


Please walk or ride your bike.

Additional Information 

For more information on the Avon impacts, please visit www.avon.org/coclassic or contact Elizabeth Wood, Marketing & Communications Manager, at (970) 748-4087. We look forward to working with the residential and business community to ensure a fun, exciting and safe event.


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