City Circuit concludes Colorado Classic

August 25, 2019


DENVER — The fourth and final stage of today’s Colorado Classic is a 52.6-mile circuit race through the LoDo, Uptown, and the West City Park neighborhoods, including City Park, with no impacts to the state highway system.

Road closures begin at 12:30 p.m.  The race begins at 1:30 p.m. and is expected to end at approximately 3:30 p.m.  Traffic impacts are as follows (listed times are best estimate): 


No impacts


Closures along Blake, 20th, and Lincoln streets, 17th Avenue, Grant, 21st, Stout and 24 streets. (Closure 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

Drivers should be prepared for traffic stops of varying duration along the race route’s adjoining streets.

CDOT’s website – – is assisting motorists traveling the various state and local roadways that are part of the 220-mile race route.  Information will include 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. 

Bicycles and pedestrians will be allowed on all roads, at all times, regardless of closures to vehicular traffic. 

For real-time information regarding highway impacts, motorists can sign up for travel alerts via email and text by visiting In addition, additional spectator and road closure information is available at the Colorado Classic website at

Whole System - Whole Safety  

To heighten safety awareness, CDOT recently announced its Whole System. Whole Safety initiative. This project takes a systematic statewide approach to safety combining the benefits of CDOT’s programs that address driving behaviors, our built environment and the organization's operations. The goal is to improve the safety of Colorado’s transportation network by reducing the rate and severity of crashes and improving safety conditions for those traveling by all transportation modes. The program has one simple mission - to get everyone home safely.


CDOT has approximately 3,000 employees located throughout Colorado, and manages more than 23,000 lane miles of highway and 3,429 bridges. CDOT also manages grant partnerships with a range of other agencies, including metropolitan planning organizations, local governments and airports. It also administers Bustang, the state-owned and operated interregional express service. Gov. Jared Polis has charged CDOT to further build on the state’s intermodal mobility options.