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The Winston-Salem Cycling Classic will be holding events the weekend of May 27-29, 2017. There will be several rolling road closures and detours along the respective race routes. Additionally to these events, the "Gears and Guitars" concert series and the Walk & Roll Winston-Salem will be held and are expected to draw tens of thousands of spectators to the area.

Law enforcement personnel will be stationed along the routes to facilitate traffic; however, delays should be expected. Please plan accordingly and allow appropriate time to find adequate parking. Parking vehicles anywhere along the respective routes will not be permitted, and vehicles will be subject to towing (notices will be posted accordingly.)

For the safety and enjoyment of spectators and participants alike, motorists are encouraged to be aware of these routes and follow the directions of officers working the event.

On Saturday, May 27, 2017, the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic Downtown Criterium will be held in the Innovation Quarter of Downtown. This event will involve street closures between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

On Monday, May 29, 2017, the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic Road Race will be held. This event will encompass the Downtown Winston-Salem, Old Salem and Buena Vista areas. This event will involve intermittent street closures between 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

On Monday, May 29, 2017, the WALK & ROLL Winston-Salem will be held on 5th Street, between Patterson Avenue and Research Parkway (adjacent to the Cycling Classic.) The event will be held from 1-4 p.m.

For more information about the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic.

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