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‘We’re ready’ Mayor Dwight Jones on UCI Road World Championships

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RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond is just hours away from the opening ceremony for the UCI World Road Championships, so Mayor Dwight Jones stopped by CBS 6 to talk about the city’s preparation for the event.

“We’ve been working on this for about five years, so I feel very good about our state of readiness,” Jones said.

Watch the interview, where Jones addresses challenges, security concerns, the magnitude of the event, and many other topics.

The opening ceremony will take place on Brown's Island, Friday, September 18, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. General admission is now sold out.

For more information on the UCI Road World Championships, click here.