Cyclists from across the nation will participate in the Big Dam Bridge 100 Cycling Tour of Central Arkansas this Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021.
Crossing the longest bridge built specifically for cyclists, runners and walkers, the event is expected to draw 2,800 riders of all ages from 30 states, five countries, and throughout Arkansas. The event offers rides from 10-100 miles. The 100 mile tour includes Little Rock, North Little Rock, and Pulaski and Perry Counties, with volunteers staffing aid stations throughout the ride.
The start line is Riverfront Drive and Willow, in North Little Rock, with riders starting to enter the “corrals” as early as 6 am. The finish line “Finale Fest”, which is sponsored by the Argenta Arts Council, will feature food, drink and entertainment for participants and spectators at North Shore River Walk Park, with the entry at Willow and Riverfront.
On-Site registration and packet pick-up will be at Statehouse Convention Center, Hall 4, Sept. 24, from 10 am—8 pm.
Below are road and bridge closures and high cycling traffic areas on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021
Big Dam Bridge: Access will be restricted to participants from 6 am—2:30 pm
Two Rivers Bridge: Access will be restricted to participants from 6 am—2:30 pm
River Mountain Road: Restricted access from 5:30 am—3 pm
Riverfront Drive, North Little Rock: Street closed from 4-8:30 am
LaHarpe westbound between Markham and Cantrell: Closed from 6-8:30 am
Rebsamen Park Road will be congested from 7-8:30 am
Highway 300 from Barrett Road through Roland will be congested from 7:30 am—3 pm
Proceeds benefit the Big Dam Bridge Foundation, which promotes the use, support and preservation of the Big Dam Bridge for the advancement of health, fitness, cultural and recreational activities in Central Arkansas.