December 3, 2021

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Annual El Tour De Tucson makes its way to the streets of Tucson once again | News

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TUCSON (KVOA) – El Tour De Tucson is making its way back to the streets of the city once again after being postponed back in February. Along with this event come various street closures that may set back some motorists. 

See El Tour Routes here.

El Tour Route | El Tour de Tucson – Perimeter Bicycling

Check out the Rider Guide here.

Travel restrictions will begin at 6 a.m. this Saturday as the event begins. 

Travel restrictions are anticipated to be resolved at around 5 p.m. that day when the last rider passes through the closure. 

Downtown Closures: 

  • Sixth Avenue, north of 22nd Street 
  • South Broadway Road

These closures will begin at 3 a.m. and will reopen at around 5 p.m. 

East side Closures: 

  • Houghton Road will be closed from Mary Ann Cleveland Way
  • Old Vail Road to Sahuarita 

These closures are expected to begin at 6 p.m. and should end around 3 p.m.

West side Closures: 

  • Silverbell Road southbound from Ina Road to Goret Road
  • Mission Road eastbound ramp onto Starr Pass Boulevard

Central Tucson Closures: 

  • Aviation Parkway eastbound from Broadway Blvd. to Golf Links Road
  • Wilmot Road southbound from Golf Links Road to Davis Monthan
  • Nicaragua Drive, Calle Polar, Escalante Road eastbound from Wilmot Road to Kolb Road 

Additional Closures: 

  • I-10 and Houghton exits
  • Kolb Road southbound from Escalante Road to Valencia Ramp
  • Valencia Road eastbound from Kolb Road to Old Vail Road
  • Mary Ann Cleveland Way westbound from Colossal Cave Road to Houghton Road
  • Irvington Road eastbound from Kolb Road to Houghton Road
  • Houghton Road northbound from Irvington Road to Escalante Road 
  • Escalante Road eastbound from Houghton Road to Old Spanish Trial 

The release also states that additional traffic restrictions will be put in place to assist the event. 

In addition, emergency services will be allowed to travel through these restrictions. 

For more information of El Tour De Tucson, visit eltourdetucson.org