Report by Paula Antolini, September 6, 2019, 11:06AM EDT
Connecticut’s largest annual 9/11 tribute
Join the CT UNITED RIDE on Sunday September 8th, 2019 for the 19th annual CT United Ride! Pre-Registration at Captains Cove Bridgeport on Saturday 9/7 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration on Ride Day opens at 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
The event begins in Norwalk, CT at Exit 17 off I-95 (Norden Park). Registration opens at 8:30 and Ceremonies begin at 10:30. The Ride begins at 11:30 a.m. The Ride ending at Seaside Park in Bridgeport for an afternoon of food, and music with performances by both rock and blues bands.
- Motorcade from Norden Park to Rte 136
- to Rte 33 through Westport
- to Wilton Rte 7
- to Rte 107 Georgetown
- to Rte 58N Redding
- to Rte 302 Bethel
- to Newtown Rte 25 through Monroe
- to Main Street Trumbull
- to Old Town Rd
- to Park Ave in Fairfield
- continuing into Bridgeport and straight down to Seaside Park with Bpt’s Fire Rescue 5 leading the Motorcade.
CT UNITED RIDE will have vendors, food and entertainment, as well as the possibility of some celebrities. Last Sept. they ended with 2,300 motorcycles at Seaside Park! The first year’s ride was for NYC, since then they are raising funds for CT Firefighters, CT Law Enforcement, and two local United Ways.
Thank you all for your support every year, you make the difference!
***MOTORCYCLES REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE***
Message from Bethel Fire & EMS:
Please be patient and plan ahead for delays on Sunday September 8th from 10:30am – 1pm as the CT United Ride comes through town. The ride travels N/B on Rte 58 and continues E/B onto Rte 302. Travel on intersecting roads along the route will also be affected.
We will be Flying The American Flag over the roadway at the intersection of Rte.58 and Sunset Hill Rd. This is a Great spot to watch all of the motorcycles pass by. Please park on Starr rd or Stone Dam and walk up to the intersection of Rte. 58.
The CT United Ride is a motorcycle ride honoring those who lost their lives, those who gave their lives, and those who continue to put their lives on the line each day as a result of the tragedies occurring on 9/11. This event is the largest 9/11 tribute in the State of Connecticut. The ride travels with full police escort through 11 cities and towns, Norwalk, Westport, Wilton, Georgetown, Redding, Bethel, Newtown, Monroe, Trumbull, Fairfield, and ending in Bridgeport.