Rockford streets to close for weekend racing events - – Rockford’s News Leader

Rockford streets to close for weekend racing events


Getting around downtown Rockford this weekend might be a little trickier because of street closures for two racing events.

First, the Tour De North End bicycle event will take place Saturday morning, returning for its fourth year.

Fulton Avenue between North Main Street to Wallace Avenue will be close from 8 a.m. until 11:30 p.m.

Anyone who wants to participate in tomorrow' event can still do so by either going online and paying $10, or pre-registering at Olympic Tavern tomorrow for $12.

The annual State Street Mile is also taking place Saturday afternoon.

East State Street will be closed from Water Street East to the entrance of SwedishAmerican Hospital at Summit will take place between 4 and 7 p.m.

Some smaller streets that intersect State will also be closed during that time.

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