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Traffic Alert – Cyclists on Streets for Tour de Cove

Post Date:10/04/2017 10:00 AM
  • Several streets in Cary will be affected on Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to noon due to the Tour de Cove, an event co-sponsored by the Town of Cary that includes a 50- and 20-mile bike ride and 2.5 mile walk.
  • Streets will not be closed but Cary police officers will escort cyclists through town.
  • A 50-yard section on the south side of James Jackson Avenue near Maynard Road will be coned off at 10:30 a.m. to allow walkers to safely travel along the street.

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Cary, NC – Several streets in Cary will be affected on Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to noon due to the Tour de Cove, an event co-sponsored by the Town of Cary that includes a 50- and 20-mile bike ride and 2.5 mile walk. Cyclists will begin at Inside Out Sports at 2002 Grisdale Lane at 9 and 10 a.m., traveling west through Cary; walkers will start at the same location at 10:30 a.m. While no streets will close, drivers traveling in the area, particularly along the ride routes, should use caution and watch for police officers and volunteers.

To accommodate the event, Cary police officers will escort the cyclists through town. The 50-mile group will travel west along High House Road, Green Level West Road and Lewter Shop Road to Jordan Lake before returning along Green Level Church Road, Green Hope School Road and Morrisville Parkway. The 20-mile group will head west along Morrisville Parkway, Highcroft Drive, Green Hope School Road and Green Level Church Road before returning to Inside Out Sports. A 50-yard section on the south side of James Jackson Avenue near Maynard Road will be coned off at 10:30 a.m. to allow walkers to safely travel along the street.

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Primary Contacts

Scott Hecht, Public Works Director, (919) 469-4093

Carrie Roman, Public Information Supervisor, (919) 481-5091

Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 380-4240

Resources

Tour de Cove 

Map of 20-mile bike ride 

Map of 50-mile bike ride

Alerts and Closures 

Town of Cary Email Notifications

Town of Cary Traffic Feed on Twitter

Waze Traffic and Navigation 

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