Olympic celebration Friday: Map, road closures

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olympicsThe City of Colorado Springs, the Downtown Development Authority, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Colorado Springs Sports Corp. will host the Olympic Downtown Celebration Friday on Tejon Street, to coincide with the 22nd Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Below are the road closures for the event and a map.

Friday, Feb. 7 – Downtown street closures

All day closure : 8 a.m. – midnight

· Tejon Street between Platte Avenue and Pikes Peak Avenue

· Bijou Street between Nevada Avenue and Cascade Avenue

Partial day closure: 1 p.m. – midnight

· Kiowa Street between Nevada Avenue and Cascade Avenue

Short term closure: 6 – 7 p.m. – no street parking on these sections of road after 5 p.m.

· Northbound Cascade Avenue between Pikes Peak and Platte Ave

· East and westbound Platte Avenue between Cascade and Nevada Ave

· Southbound Nevada Avenue between Platte and Pikes Peak Ave

· Westbound Pikes Peak Avenue between Nevada and Cascade Ave

Click here to view a map.

The event  includes a live screening of NBC’s broadcast (KOAA-TV) from the opening ceremony in Sochi on a 17-foot LCD TV just south of the intersection of Platte Avenue and Tejon Street.