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Road Closures

Ride the Drive Eastside

  • S. Fair Oaks Ave from Ivy St. to Atwood Ave 
  • Maple Ave from Atwood Ave to Lakeland Ave
  • Lakeland Ave from Maple Ave to Atwood Ave
  • Atwood Ave from Oak Ridge Ave to Walter St.
  • Walter St. from Atwood Ave to Hargrove St.
  • Hargrove St. from Walter St. to Starkweather Dr.
  • Starkweather Dr. from Ivy St. to Hargrove St.
  • Ivy St. from S. Fair Oaks Ave to pedestrian bridge


These roads will be closed at 9:00a.m. on the day of the event. All pedestrian traffic and activities will be cleared from the roads at 3p.m. so that the streets may be promptly reopened for automobile traffic.


Although the roads are closed there are crossing points on the routes where Police officers will be directing traffic through intersections. These intersections are:

  • Walter Street and Atwood Ave
  • Atwood Ave and S. Fair Oaks Ave.

The northbound lane on Walter Street will be open for cars. The southbound lane on S. Fair Oaks will be open for buses only.

The Map of Traffic Crossings below indicates the available routes, streets open to traffic, and places where motorized vehicles will be allowed to cross from different parts of town during the event. All emergency services will have access without delay.


Roads on the route will be closed beginning at 9:00am on August 24 and reopen at 3pm. If you have plans for August 24, please be aware that alternate routes may be needed that day. Please do not park on the route. If you need to leave during the event, please contact volunteers at the intersection you wish to cross and ask for an escort out of the area.

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