june, 2019

27junalldayallday2019 USA Cycling Time Trial, Criterium & Para-cycling Championships

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Event Details

All are invited to join for an exciting, fast-paced national championship event held in your backyard! Oak Ridge City Manager, Mark Watson “is pleased to welcome back the officials and participants of USA Cycling’s National Championships for a second year. The new route will take you through a challenging course in our neighborhoods as well as the speeding segments along Melton Hill Lake. We know you will enjoy the spectacle of world-class cycling within Oak Ridge and will learn about the unique sport that it is!”

On Thursday, June 27, a significant portion of Melton Lake Drive (MLD) will be shut down to through traffic to provide a closed-loop course.

Melton Lake Drive Impact:

A section of MLD will be closed from Palisades Parkway to Edgemoor Rd. to facilitate course set up and a closed-course loop. Residents may turn left from Palisades Pkwy onto MLD. The Rivers Run Blvd entrance onto MLD will be closed. All residents entering and exiting the Rivers Run, Royal Troon, or Rockbridge neighborhood may use the Rolling Links Blvd entrance to turn right onto MLD until 10AM.

Neighborhood Impact: The River’s Run, Rockbridge, and Royal Troon neighborhoods will be shut down from 10AM until 3PM, including the Rolling Links Blvd entrance, as a part of the new time trial course. In case of emergency, an ambulance and fire truck will be stationed at the entrance of the neighborhood.

We invite residents to attend the exciting time trial national championships to watch professional and elite men and women compete. This event truly consists of the best of the best in the nation, and you have a front row seat!

Emory Valley Road Access: Emory Valley Road will be closed from the Artesia Dr. intersection to MLD beginning at 6AM. There will be no access onto MLD from Emory Valley Rd. Residents off Amanda Dr. or Emory Valley Rd. will need to take Antioch Dr., Baylor Dr., Baltimore Dr., etc. to exit the neighborhood.

Reopening: All roads will tentatively be opened at 6:00pm.

For questions or information, please call 865-342-9292 or email cyclinginfo@oakridgevisitor.com.

For more information on this event click HERE!

Time

All Day (Thursday)

Location

Melton Lake Park

697 Melton Lake Dr

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