Traffic Delays Expected as National Bike Event Begins
BOONE COUNTY - The National Bikers Roundup kicks off Tuesday morning, bringing some 35,000 motorcyclists into the Columbia area.
When the gates open at 9 a.m., the Columbia Police Department and Boone County Sheriff's Department will be posted along the bike route to help assist traffic.
Drivers should be especially careful when traveling on Highway 63, Prathersville Road, Brown School Road and I-70. These could all be backed up, police advise motorists to find alternate routes if at all possible.