Friday-Monday UCI Schedule

UCI Road World Championships Daily Update

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

What to expect through Monday

Friday, Sept. 18

Events

·       Opening Ceremony, 6:30 p.m. on Brown’s Island. Free tickets required for entry. Tickets are gone, but click here to place your name on a waiting list.

Significant Downtown Road Closures

UNEXPECTED ROAD CLOSURE: Richmond Police have temporarily closed Broad Street from 8th-14th. Updates will be posted on www.vabike2015.virginia.gov and on Twitter @VaBike2015 when they become available.

  • Beginning this evening, Broad Street will be closed from Belvidere through 14th Streets through Sunday, Sept. 27

Saturday, Sept. 19

Race Schedule

·       Team Time Trial Training _ 9 a.m.- Noon

·       Individual Time Trial _ 1-2:30 p.m.

·       Race Route: http://vabike2015.virginia.gov/team-trial-map.html

·       Saturday is a training day for riders participating in Individual and Team Time Trials Sunday, Sept. 20, through Tuesday, Sept. 22

Significant Downtown Road Closures

·       Roads closed: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

·       Broad Street closed from Belvidere through 14th streets

·       I-95 Exit 74C (West Broad St) closed at all times to northbound and southbound traffic

·       I-95 southbound entrance at Exit 80 closed during road closure times

·       I-95 northbound entrance and southbound exit at Exit 78 (Boulevard) closed during road closure times

·       Belvidere Street eastbound and westbound exits on Downtown Expressway closed during road closure times

·       Crossing Main Street possible only at 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th streets during road closure times

Sunday, Sept. 20

Race Schedule

·       Team Time Trial Elite Women (24.1 miles) _ 11:30 a.m. -12:55 p.m.

·       Team Time Trial Elite Men (24.1 miles) _ 1:30 –3:35 p.m.

·        Race Route: http://vabike2015.virginia.gov/team-trial-map.html

·        The Team Time Trial course starts at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens and finishes at 5th and Broad Streets. This is the only race in which cyclists compete on behalf of their trade teams. All other events are contested on behalf of their countries.

Significant Downtown Road Closures

·       Roads closed: 10:30 a.m.-4:35 p.m.

·       Broad Street closed from Belvidere through 14th streets

·       I-95 Exit 74C (West Broad St) closed at all times to northbound and southbound traffic

·       I-95 southbound entrance at Exit 80 closed during road closure times

·       I-95 northbound entrance and southbound exit at Exit 78 (Boulevard) closed during road closure times

·       Crossing Main Street possible only at 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th streets during road closure times

Events

·       FanFest, Greater Richmond Convention Center, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

·       Fan Zone: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Broad Street Finish Zone, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 

Monday, Sept. 21

Race Schedule

·       Individual Time Trial Junior Women (9.3 miles) _ 10-11:10 a.m.

·       Ind. Time Trial Under 23 Men (18.6 miles) _ 11:30 a.m.-3:50 p.m.

·        Race Route: http://vabike2015.virginia.gov/time-trial-circuit.html

·        The Time Trial Circuit begins at 3rd Street between Leigh and Clay Streets and finishes at 5th and Broad Streets. This technical course winds through the city of Richmond.

 

Significant Downtown Road Closures

·       Roads closed: 9 a.m.-4:50 p.m.

·       Broad Street closed from Belvidere through 14th streets

·       I-95 Exit 74C (West Broad St) closed at all times to northbound and southbound traffic

·       Belvidere Street eastbound and westbound exits on Downtown Expressway closed during road closure times

·       Crossing Main Street possible only at 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th streets during road closure times

Events

·       Employee Zone, Madison Building plaza, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (must have state employee badge but can bring guests)

·     Food trucks (open 11 a.m.-5 p.m.):

·     de Rochonnet Delights Chocolatier

·     Firehouse Bar-B-Que

·     Port O’ Call

·     Slideways Mobile Bistro

·     The Dog Wagon

·     The Hungry Turtle

·     Cool Concessions (Ice cream)

·     State Employee Talent:

·     11 a.m.-Noon: Shadowkicks (rock, blues, funk, reggae, R&B and jazz)  _ SCC

·     Noon-1 p.m.: The Coles Sisters (acapella inspirational quartet) _DMV

·     1-2 p.m.: Joanie Valentine (jazz) _ VDOT

·       FanFest, Greater Richmond Convention Center, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

·       Fan Zone: Broad Street Start/Finish Zone, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 

For a full list of road closures over the entire race course, visitnavigate.richmond2015.com. For more information on road closures in downtown Richmond, visit http://vabike2015.virginia.gov/commuting-parking.html.

 

Visit www.vabike2015.virginia.gov and follow us on Twitter at @VaBike2015 for all the latest information about the race.

 

***Consider donating your used bike or bike parts to a CVC charity. Find more information here. ***

 

 

Contacts

 

Dena Potter

Dena.potter@dgs.virginia.gov

804-786-0282

Parking/Badge Access

804-786-5675

 

Policy.dhrm.virginia.gov

804-225-2131

 

Non-emergency number

804-786-2568

 

www.rideGRTC.com

804-358-4782

 

www.richmond2015.com

804-788-5820

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greg Felton

External Relations Officer

Office of the Chief of Police

VCU Police Department

938C W. Grace Street

Richmond, VA 23284

(804) 828-1209 office

(804) 301-5704 cell

gfelton@vcu.edu

www.police.vcu.edu

 

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