Bike race to affect parking
Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 30 - April 27, 1995
The Tour Dupont will traverse the campus on Sunday, April 30.
There will be no parking along the race route beginning at midnight, Saturday, April 29. Restricted areas include Shultz parking lot, Stanger Street by McBryde and Patton Halls, the Drillfield, Kent Street, and both sides of the Virginia Tech Mall.
Vehicles left parked in the above-listed areas after midnight on April 29, will be towed at the owner's expense.
Parts of the commuter lot will also be restricted on Saturday, April 29 for only a short time, due to Tour De Tech activities.
This year, the race route will carry the bikers on a trip around the campus ending on the Mall in front of Squires. Stage 4 will begin in Lynchburg early that Sunday morning, and is estimated to finish on campus between 3 and 4 p.m.
The racers will cross Main Street at Progress Street coming toward McDonalds and Monteith Hall. The route will then proceed around the curve and take a left at Old Turner Street. From there bikers will turn left on Stanger, proceed around the Drillfield, turn right on to Kent Street, left on Washington Street, left on Main Street through downtown Blacksburg and left on the Virginia Tech Mall.
The university community is invited to attend the events surrounding the Tour DuPont's arrival in Blacksburg.