News / Utah / 

These roads will close during the Tour of Utah bike race

By Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com | Posted - Aug 11th, 2019 @ 8:39pm



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

SALT LAKE CITY — Drivers will need to keep an eye out for cyclists more often than usual this coming week as the Tour of Utah bike race makes its way through the Beehive State.

Professional cyclists from around the world will come to compete in the seven-day men’s race that begins Monday at Snowbird Resort and ends nearly a week later in Park City.

Here are all the road closures, parking restrictions and traffic delays commuters should watch for during the race.

Snowbird Resort: Aug. 12

  • The race prologue will begin and end at 100 Little Cottonwood Canyon Road (also known as Entry 2 of Snowbird Resort). Entry 2 will close to resort traffic at 5 a.m.

  • Little Cottonwood Canyon Road (also known as state Route 210) will remain open to all traffic until 11:30 a.m. The road will close completely between Snowbird Entry 2 and the northernmost intersection at Alta Bypass Road between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. No traffic will be allowed to pass north of Entry 1, south of Collins Road, or along Alta Bypass Road during that time.

North Logan City: Aug. 13

  • Stage 1 of the race will begin and end at 2800 N. 230 East next to Meadow View Park.

  • 2850 North will close from S. 100 West to the back entrance of Green Canyon High School the day before the race, Aug. 12, at 6 a.m.

  • The closure of 2850 North will extend to Wolfpack Way the day of the race, Aug. 13, at 6 a.m.

  • 2800 North to Wolfpack Way, E. 2500 North and N. 400 East will be closed to traffic during the race between 12:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Brigham City to Powder Mountain Resort: Aug. 14

  • The race will begin at 1 S. Main St. in Brigham City and end at N. Powder Ridge Road in Eden.

  • W. Forest Street will close from Main Street to 250 West, and Main Street will close from 100 North to 200 South at 5:30 a.m. on the day of the race.

  • State Route 158 to Powder Mountain Resort will be open from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., or until the public parking lots are filled. Once parking is full at the resort, the road will be closed to all public traffic. State Route 158 to Powder Mountain will close at 2:15 p.m. and will reopen after 4:30 p.m.

  • Parking is not permitted along state Route 158. There is no parking at Hidden Lake Lodge

Antelope Island State Park to North Salt Lake: Aug. 15

  • The race begins at Fielding Garr Ranch in Antelope Island State Park and ends at 50 Eagle Ridge Drive in North Salt Lake.

  • Antelope Island State Park will open at 6 a.m., and the $10 admission fee will be waived for Tour of Utah fans. Access to the island will close at noon, but the causeway will remain open until 12:45 p.m.

  • Eagle Ridge Drive in North Salt Lake will close between Aerie Circle and the north entry of Eaglewood Loop beginning the day before the race, Aug. 14, at 9 a.m.

  • The closure of Eagle Ridge Drive will extend to the south entry of Eaglewood Loop on the day of the race, Aug. 15.

  • The parking lot for Eaglewood Golf Course will close the day before the race, Aug. 14, at 9 a.m.

Salt Lake City: Aug. 16

  • The race will begin and end at 315 E. Capitol St.

  • The northbound lanes of East Capitol Boulevard will close from E. 500 North to State Street the day before the race, Aug. 15, at 6 a.m. They will reopen the day after the race, Aug. 17, at 2 a.m. Traffic will detour at State Street and 300 North to travel on the west side of the Capitol.

  • East Capitol Boulevard will close in both directions between E. 500 North and N. State Street from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. the day of the race, Aug. 16. All traffic will be detoured at 500 North around the west side of the Capitol.

  • Diagonal parking along East Capitol Boulevard will close the day before the race, Aug. 15, at 9 a.m.

  • Parking will close the day of the race, Aug. 16, at several areas near the Capitol. A full list can be found here.

Canyons Village at Park City Mountain: Aug. 17

    • The race begins and ends at 4000 Canyons Resort Drive in Park City.

    • Commuters should expect delays:

      • Along Canyons Resort Drive, Frostwood Drive, Cooper Lane, Sun Peak Drive and Old Ranch Road from 10:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m., 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., and 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

      • On Highway 224 from 10:35 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., and from 2:35 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

      • Along Highland Drive, Silver Summit Parkway, Old Highway and state Route 248 from 2:35 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.

      • In the Newpark Boulevard area from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Park City: Aug. 18

      • The race begins and ends at 250 Main St.

      • Main Street will be closed from Heber Avenue to Swede Alley beginning at 4 a.m.

      • Temporary road closures will impact Main Street, Swede Alley and Deer Valley Drive after the race starts at 12:30 p.m.

      • Commuters should expect delays from Montage Resort to Deer Valley Drive at the intersection of Park Avenue between 3:05 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.

And a final reminder: Cars will not be allowed to pass the cyclists during the race. Traffic is allowed to follow behind the cyclists at the same speed, which averages 22 to 28 miles per hour.

Related Stories

Liesl Nielsen

KSL Weather Forecast