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TRAFFIC ADVISORY - LIVESTRONG CHALLENGE

June 10, 2009

For more information contact:

Preeti Shridhar, Communication Director, 425-430-6569

Large numbers of bicyclists to pass through Renton,  June 21, 2009

RENTON:  Motorists should expect to encounter large numbers of bicyclists on several streets in north Renton and along the shores of Lake Washington on June 21, 2009. Bicyclists participating in the Livestrong Challenge, a signature fundraiser for the Lance Armstrong Foundation, will be passing through Renton sometime between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on that day.

Drivers may encounter numerous bicyclists on several streets in northern Renton during this event and are encouraged to use extreme caution.  Locations in Renton where motorists may encounter participants include:

  • Coal Creek Parkway
  • May Valley Road
  • Lake Washington Boulevard North between SE 74th Way and Logan Avenue
  • Logan Avenue
  • Renton Memorial Stadium
  • Airport Way
  • Rainier Avenue North

Drivers are advised to be alert for bicyclists along these routes between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., and exercise caution to avoid accidents.

For information on the Livestrong Challenge visit www.livestrongchallenge.org.
For upcoming City of Renton events and information visit rentonwa.gov.