On Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the City of College Park will be closing several streets in the Old Town area for a collegiate bicycle race entitled “Route 1 Rampage.”
Between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., driving and parking will be prohibited along the race course which includes: 4500 - 4600 blocks of College Avenue; 4600 block of Norwich Road; 7400 - 7500 blocks of Hopkins Avenue; 4500 - 4600 blocks of Knox Road; 7500 block of Rhode Island Avenue; and 7400 block of Yale Avenue.
Crossing of the race course will only be permitted on foot when bicyclists are not present. Between each race there will be six ten minute intervals where car crossings are permitted with the assistance of a race volunteer; 8:30 a.m., 9:10 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:25 a.m., 11:10 a.m., 12:25 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. All driveways not directly on the race’s course are accessible to Baltimore Ave via other side streets. Please see the map below for more information. Expect traffic delays during this time.
Zone 6 City permit holders who normally park along the race’s route need to relocate their vehicles to the City’s Parking Garage located at 4509 Knox Road (above Ledo’s Pizza) beginning on Saturday, April 6 at 6:00 p.m. Cars still
parked on the race course by Sunday, April 7 at 6:00 a.m. will be towed to the lot behind The Hotel.
The public is encouraged to spectate at the Route 1 Rampage. This bicycle race is organized by the University of Maryland Cycling Team and draws collegiate riders from across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. As part of the race, at the start and finish line there’ll be live music, race announcers and Vigilante Coffee available to attendees at no cost.