SALISBURY, Md. - Salisbury University says heavy bicycle traffic is anticipated near the SU campus for the morning of Saturday, September 27 for the 26th Sea Gull Century Bike Ride.
The university says
heavy bike traffic is expected from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., especially
in the area of Route 13 along campus, Milford Street and South Division
Street. SU says South Division Street between College Avenue and Milford
Street will only be open to Sea Gull Century parking traffic during
More than 6,000 cyclists are expected to participate,
according to the university. SU says three routes will take riders
through Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester counties: the traditional
100-mile Assateague century, 100-mile Snow Hill century and 64-mile
Princess Anne metric.
Riders will pass directly through the towns
of Princess Anne, Pocomoke City, Snow Hill and Berlin, according to the
university. They will congregate at rest and water stops including
Washington High School, Nassawango Golf Course, Cypress Park, Byrd Park,
Whiton Crossing, Assateague Island State Park and the Powellville VFW.
says Bateman Street will be closed to all vehicles throughout the day.
Traffic restrictions prohibiting southbound traffic from East College
Avenue on South Division Street should also be expected throughout the
afternoon. In addition, the university says motorists may want to avoid
Milford and Wayne streets, and the round-about in Fruitland.
university says Maryland State Police and local police will control the
intersection of Route 12/Snow Hill Road at Route 354/Nassawango Road,
and the intersections of Route 113 at Germantown Road and Route 376.
Bicycle traffic is also expected on Mount Hermon Road in the afternoon.
says Century coordinators encourage cyclists and motorists to exercise
extra caution during this time. The university says post-ride
festivities are near SU's Perdue and Henson halls. Bicycle traffic will
be heavy near campus from 3-6 p.m. The university says all riders should
be off the roads by dark. VIA: WBOC 16