RAGBRAI OFFICIALS CAUTION DRIVERS
(ATLANTIC) The Atlantic RAGBRAI Committee is urging all residents to use caution while driving on Sunday, July 24th and Monday, Julys 25th, while in the Atlantic area.
Cyclists will be traveling into Atlantic on Highway 6 from Lewis on Sunday and they will be traveling throughout town to reach campsites and private homes. Authorities are urging everyone to avoid Highway 6 entirely that day.
All RAGBRAI support vehicles will use I-80 Exit 57, which is Olive Street. The traffic will come into Atlantic on Olive and then be directed to their campgrounds from Olive Street. Due to the large number of support vehicles, local traffic should avoid exit 57 and Olive Street.
Other areas of congestion include 10th Street between Olive and Highway 6, Sunnyside Park, Cass County Fairgrounds, and Roosevelt Drive.
On Monday, the riders will be leaving Atlantic by traveling from Sunnyside Lane to 6th Street, north on Front Street, and then proceeding north on Marne Road (Highway 173) to Elk Horn.