Lombard Cycling Returns on Tuesday, July 26th
We're officially one week away from the return of the Lombard Cycling Classic in downtown Lombard on Tuesday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. Make sure to come out and witness these thrilling, high-speed bicycle races while also visiting and enjoying our downtown businesses and restaurants!
Visitors may find parking in the Parkside Metra Commuter Lot, south of the train tracks, and on-street parking in the surrounding area. The Hammerschmidt Lot is the designated location for bicyclists and volunteers.
Vehicles will not be able to access the race route after detours are put in place at 6:00 a.m., and commuters are reminded to plan ahead for traffic delays. Please note:
- St. Charles Road will be CLOSED from Elizabeth through Main Street, including the intersection of Main Street and St. Charles Road.
- The underpass at Main Street and the track crossing at Elizabeth Street will be CLOSED. Vehicles must use the crossings at either Crescent Boulevard or Grace Street to cross the tracks.
- East and westbound St. Charles Road traffic will be detoured north to Grove Street.
- North and southbound Main Street traffic will be detoured east to Grace Street.
The last race ends at 8:15 p.m., and road closures will be in place until the race route has been cleared by public safety personnel.