Highway Impacts for today’s Colorado Classic

August 12, 2017 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 — Stage Three of the Colorado Classic runs from Denver’s RINO neighborhood to Gilpin County and back to RINO today.  Several state highways will be impacted as the race travels the 79.4-mile route.


The men’s race is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. and finish at approximately 4:40 p.m.  Associated traffic delays are anticipated to begin at 1 p.m. and continue until approximately 5 p.m.  Drivers should be prepared to stop at locations on or along the race route before and while racers and support vehicles pass by intersecting roadways.


  • At Speer, Federal, Sheridan and Wadsworth boulevards and Kipling Street.
  • Off-ramps will be closed from I-25 to Speer Boulevard and from I-70 to 32nd Avenue/Youngfield Street for the duration of the race.  On-ramps will remain open at both interchanges but delays should anticipated in this area.
  • Off-ramps from Highway 58 to McIntyre Street will close, reopen after race passes and close again for race’s return. 

Other state highway closures/traffic stops and delays:

o Highway 93 between 58th Avenue and Highway 72

o Highway 72 between Highway 93 and Twin Spruce Road

o Highway 119 between Gap Road and Golden Gate Canyon Road (CO 46)

o Highway 46 between Highway 119 and Highway 93

          Assisting motorists traveling the various state and local roadways that are part of the race route is CDOT’s websitewww.cotrip.org.  The site includes information regarding road closure and opening times, anticipated delays and parking information.  Please be aware that delay and closure times are estimates only and subject to change depending on the pace of the race, weather, and other unanticipated conditions. 

For real-time information regarding highway impacts, motorists can sign up for CDOT email and text alerts by visiting www.cotrip.org and clicking on the small envelope icon at the bottom right of the page.  In addition, daily road closure information will be available by calling 511 from anywhere in the state. Following CDOT on Facebook and Twitter (@coloradodot) also provides current updates.

CDOT is distributing race information the morning of each stage, with any necessary updates regarding impacts to the state highway system. 

Tomorrow’s Highway Impacts

Stage 4/Denver Circuit Race

Between RINO neighborhood and City Park

Men’s race from approximately 12:20 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Road closures/detours already in place in downtown Denver and RINO District.  Remaining until Sunday, Aug. 13, at 11 p.m.  Road closures for streets crossing race route on Sunday from 11:20 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In addition to www.cotrip.org, additional spectator and road closure information is available at the Colorado Classic website atwww.veloramacolorado.com/colorado-classic.