Bike Week 2022 coming to Daytona Beach: 9 things you need to know

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Hundreds of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts are set to roll into Volusia County for Bike Week 2022.

The 81st annual Bike Week begins in Daytona Beach on Friday, March 4, and continues through Sunday, March 13.

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Whether you’re planning to attend or just looking to avoid the crowds, here are nine things city officials say you need to know:

1. No COVID-19 related checkpoints are planned for any Bike Week event.

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2. Officials said they expect most of the crowds to be around Daytona International Speedway, Main Street, Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard and Beach Street, especially at night.

3. Those wishing to enter or leave the beachside are encouraged to use the bridges at Seabreeze/Oakridge or International Speedway boulevards.

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4. Excessive noise from loud pipes is prohibited by Florida law and a Daytona Beach city ordinance. Violations will be enforced.

5. Motorcyclists arriving and leaving festival areas via residential streets should proceed with extra caution due to pedestrian traffic.

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6. Resident and business access will be accommodated. Police officers will enforce designated residential/decal parking restrictions.

7. When event traffic dictates, specific traffic patterns will be put into effect to facilitate movement in and around the festival areas.

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8. Motorcycles only will be in effect for Main Street. Other vehicles will be sent elsewhere or must receive special permission to access the area.

9. Expect heavy traffic around Indian Motorcycle Company at 290 North Beach Street.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.