The Town Square Gran Prix was a showcase event for the city’s revitalized downtown. It should be even better once all the construction cones have been removed. The event received universal praise--save the occasional social media troll.

Streets in the heart of downtown Janesville will close Tuesday for the Town Square Gran Prix, a leg of a nationally-known bicycle racing tour. Some downtown hope to ply an influx of foot traffic they believe the race will bring.

Organizers have set the race course for Janesville Town Square Gran Prix, Janesville’s leg a major, sanctioned bicycle race slated June 26. The race runs in circle through the heart of the city's downtown, and will mean closure to traffic on some streets during race day.