Pima Sheriff reminds drivers to be mindful of bicyclists - Tucson News Now

Pima Sheriff reminds drivers to be mindful of bicyclists

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department would like to remind the public the 33rd El Tour de Tucson is Saturday.

The main race begins at 7 a.m. and ends at approximately 5 p.m at Armory Park, located at Broadway Boulevard and 6th Avenue.

A map of the 104-mile race is available HERE. Maps for all races can be found HERE.

Approximately 9,000 bicyclists are expected to ride in this year’s El Tour de Tucson.

Major intersections in the area will be shut down at various times during the day by uniformed law enforcement. This is to assist the bicyclists and to ensure their safety as well as the safety of motorists.

Drivers should use caution along the Tour route and expect delays.

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