Oak Ridge Traffic Impacts
Oak Ridge will host its fifth annualÂ USA Cycling IndividualÂ TimeÂ TrialÂ National ChampionshipsÂ on Thursday, June 22. Elite cyclists nationwide will converge on the city, showcasing their skill and determination as they compete for the championship title, a press release said.
“Partnering with Visit Knoxville, the City of Oak Ridge and Explore Oak Ridge are proud to welcome back this prestigious championship,” the press release said. “The closed-loop course along Melton Lake Drive promises heart-pounding action and an unforgettable experience for spectators and media alike.”
“The nation’s top cyclists (will) go head-to-head, pushing their limits to claim victory,” the press release said.
The races, which are scheduled between 9:30 a.m. and about 5 p.m., will affect traffic in parts of east Oak Ridge near the Clinch River starting at 7 a.m. Thursday.[Read more…]