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WC RAGBRAI street map to be published July 10

July 3, 2012
The Daily Freeman Journal

July 24 and 25 will not be normal weekdays in Webster City. With RAGBRAI coming to town, it is important to know where you can drive and park your vehicle in order to avoid a headache on the road.

A street map will be published in the Tuesday, July 10th edition of The Daily Freeman-Journal. The map will include the various detours, intersection and street closures, and public parking for RAGBRAI.

Cyclists will be entering Webster City on Beach Street from the south and proceed to Second Street then east into the downtown area.

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Due to the RAGBRAI entertainment staging area and beverage garden, downtown property owners, residents and employees need to be sure to remove all their vehicles from the north alley to the railroad tracks between Des Moines Street and Seneca Street no later than 8 a.m. on Monday, July 23 as tent set-up will begin at 8 a.m. that day.

Listed is information regarding Webster City RAGBRAI on July 24 and 25.

Available public parking areas:

500 Block of Seneca Street

500 Block of First Street

600 Block of First Street

700 Block of First Street

300 Block of White Fox Road

Closed intersections for July 24

Beginning early morning on Tuesday, July 24, the following intersections will be closed to motor vehicles:

Beach Street and

Wall Street

Ohio Street

Betsy Lane

Locust Street

Kathy Lane

Nancy Lane (access via Trinity Lutheran Church)

Grand Street

Mary Lane (controlled access)

Meadow Lane

Walnut Street (controlled access)

Elm Street

Water Street

Bank Street

Division Street (controlled access)

First Street (controlled access)

Second Street and:

Funk Street

Grove Street

Broadway Street (controlled access)

Prospect Street

Des Moines Street

Willson Avenue

Seneca Street

Superior Street (controlled access)

Union Street

Wood Street

Street closures for July 24:

Des Moines Street will be closed from the north corner to the intersection of Des Moines/Division.

Willson Avenue will be closed from the north corner to the intersection of Des Moines/Division.

Seneca Street will be closed at First Street.

Union Street will be closed at Second Street.

The 300 to 400 block of Water Street will be closed.

Second Street between Broadway and Prospect streets will have two open lanes (one eastbound and one westbound), plus a bike lane only.

Alternative motor vehicle detours:

Vehicle traffic traveling north on Beach Street (Tunnel Mill Road/County Highway R27) will be detoured to 245th Street/Aldrich Drive/Closz Drive and Superior Street. The truck route will be detoured to MacKinlay Kantor Drive/210th Street/White Fox Road.

Eastbound motor vehicle traffic on East Second Street will not be permitted. Westbound traffic will be permitted on East Second Street, however, a detour from East Second Street will exist via White Fox Road/203rd Street/Kantor Avenue (County Highway R35). This will allow motor vehicles access to businesses and residences along East Second Street by taking the detour.

Intersection closures for July 25:

On July 25, the following intersections will be closed as cyclists depart Webster City:

Second Street and:

Prospect Street

Des Moines Street

Willson Avenue

Seneca Street

Superior Street (controlled access)

Union Street

Wood Street

White Fox Road

River Street (controlled access)

Park Avenue

Oak Avenue

Maple Avenue

High Street

Burgess Street

Harris Drive

Clark Mollenhoff Drive

Street intersections will re-open around noon on Wednesday, July 25. If your regular daily Tuesday/Wednesday travel route normally uses Beach Street and/or Second Street, please plan an alternative for Tuesday and through mid-day Wednesday.

 
 

 

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