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Hospitality Highway Ride To Close GA 400, Alpharetta Streets

The sixth annual Hospitality Highway Bicycle Ride will start at 7 a.m. Sunday, June 29 and will affect several Alpharetta streets between 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Hospitality Highway Ride To Close GA 400, Alpharetta Streets

The southbound lanes of Georgia 400 between Holcomb Bridge and Northridge Roads will be closed starting at 7 a.m. Sunday, June 29 for the  sixth annual Hospitality Highway Bicycle Ride

The event will also impact some local streets in Alpharetta, Roswell and other areas of Fulton, Forsyth and Cherokee counties. 

The following roadways in Alpharetta will be impacted between the hours of approximately 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

-Haynes Bridge Road north to North Point Parkway

-North Point Parkway north to Windward Parkway

-Windward Parkway east to Alderman Drive

-Alderman Drive to Windward Concourse

-Windward Concourse to McGinnis Ferry Road 

A listing of all area roadways that will be impacted and the estimated times that cyclists will be on those roadways is available  here. More complete information can be found by visiting  www.ga400century.com

The Hospitality Highway Bicycle Ride draws more than 1,500 cyclists of varying skill levels to the area. Riders can select from 9, 27, 45, 62, and 101-mile routes.

The longer rides traverse country roads in Fulton, Cherokee and Forsyth counties and pass beautiful horse farms and landscape. Some riders will take over seven hours to complete the 101 mile option. 

While most roadways will not be closed for the event, rolling lane closures should be expected. Motorists should anticipate traffic delays along the effected routes and are encouraged to exercise caution and avoid these areas if possible.  

Should you encounter cyclists, please remember that Georgia law requires motorists to allow a minimum of 3 feet between your vehicle and the cyclist when passing.  

Additional information regarding rules of the road for motorists and bicyclists can be found on pages 20 – 21  of this brochure.

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