Road (Rarely Really) Closed

On a bike, “Road Closed” means “Traffic-Free Thru Road for Bikes”.

Rarely does it really mean closed.

So proceed with caution … and prepare for some adventure:

Be creative … and ride on:

This one looks like a pretty legit closed. But it turns out there was a path on the other side under the intact support.
Three mile detour averted. Car-free road enjoyed.

Perseverance | Ride | Strava

“Road Closed” sometimes means … “Road Gone”:

This Road Closed exploration ended at the Ram pickup truck in front of the track hoe, where the kind southern gentleman stated, “Ain’t no bridge.”

VT to OBX, Day 2: Freight Train | Ride | Strava