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Road Closures Planned for Weekend Bike Races

The Air Force Cycling Classic will bring exciting races and extensive road closures to Arlington over the weekend.

The nationally-recognized pro cycling event will kick off early in Clarendon on Saturday, then head to Crystal City on Sunday. Here’s the official schedule:

  • Saturday, June 11 (Clarendon)
    • 8:00 a.m. — Amateur races (for licensed riders)
    • 10:05 a.m. — Women’s Pro/Am race
    • 11:35 a.m. — Kids race
    • 12:00 p.m. — Clarendon Cup Pro/Am Invitational
  • Sunday, June 12 (Crystal City)
    • 7:30 a.m. — Crystal Ride (open to all, registration ends Friday)
    • 11:15 a.m. — Kids races
    • 11:35 a.m. — Crystal Cup Pro/Am Invitational
    • 1:25 p.m. — Women’s Pro/Am race
    • 2:30 p.m. — Amateur race (for licensed riders)

The races will result in a long list of road closures. See the list, after the jump.

  • Saturday (approx. 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
    • Wilson Blvd from 10th Street to Barton Street
    • Clarendon Blvd from Washington Blvd to Barton Street
    • Washington Blvd from 10th Street to 13th Street
    • Highland Street from Wilson Blvd to Washington Blvd
    • Garfield Street and Fillmore Street from Wilson Blvd to Washington Blvd
  • Sunday (approx. 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
    • Joyce Street from Army Navy Drive to Columbia Pike
    • Columbia Pike from Oak Street to Pentagon South Parking
    • EB Washington Blvd at I-395
    • WB Washington Blvd from Memorial Bridge
    • Boundary Channel Drive
    • Crystal Drive from 23rd Street to Army Navy Drive
    • SB Route 110 ramp to I-395 (reopens at noon)
    • Various Jefferson Davis Hwy (Route 1) ramp/exit closures

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