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LASD - Santa Clarita Valley Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Monday May 13th, 2019 :: 11:10 a.m. PDT

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Traffic Alert: Plan ahead for May 18, 2019 Amgen Tour of California Cycling Race Street Closures

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, the City of Santa Clarita will host the final Stage Start at the Westfield Valencia Town Center for both the Men’s and Women’s Races of the prestigious cycling race – the Amgen Tour of California. The much anticipated race will bring the world’s top cyclists to the City, as they cycle their way east through Santa Clarita and eventually out to Pasadena for the finish line. The race will also bring street closures to the area, and residents planning to travel on race day are advised to plan ahead by reviewing the closures. An interactive street closure map is also available at SantaClaritaTourofCA.com.
 
Specific streets that intersect the race route will be closed prior to the cyclists’ arrival, and will reopen after all race traffic is clear. Side street traffic will be allowed to cross the intersection during the estimated time closures only when safe to do so.
The following streets will be impacted on Saturday, May 18: 

  • Northbound McBean Parkway from Valencia Boulevard to Copper Hill Drive (Estimated time of closure: 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
  • Eastbound Copper Hill Drive from McBean Parkway to Seco Canyon Road (Estimated time of closure: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
  • Eastbound and Westbound Copper Hill Drive from Seco Canyon Road to David Way (Estimated time of closure: 8:30 a.m. to noon.)
  • Northbound and Southbound Bouquet Canyon Road from Plum Canyon Road to Vasquez Canyon Road (Estimated time of closure: 8:30 a.m. to noon.)
  • Eastbound and Westbound Vasquez Canyon Road from Bouquet Canyon Road to Sierra Highway (Estimated time of closure: 8:50 a.m. to noon.)
  • Northbound and Southbound Sierra Highway from Vasquez Canyon Road to Sand Canyon Road (Estimated time of closure: 8:50 a.m. to noon.)
  • Northbound and Southbound Sand Canyon Road from Sierra Highway to Soledad Canyon Road (Estimated time of closure: 9:00 a.m. to noon.)
  • Eastbound Soledad Canyon Road from Sand Canyon Road to Mammoth Lane (Estimated time of closure: 9:00 a.m. to noon.)
 For real-time traffic updates on race day, please follow the City of Santa Clarita on Twitter (@santaclarita). Cyclists are expected be outside the City of Santa Clarita by noon, although timing is subject to change.
 
The entire community is invited to cheer on the cyclists, and enjoy a festival and activities, all for free, at the Stage Start located on Town Center Drive at the Westfield Valencia Town Center. The Women’s Race is scheduled to begin at 9:05 a.m., followed by the Men’s Race at 10:35 a.m.

 For more information on the Amgen Tour of California race, please visit SantaClaritaTourofCA.com.

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LASD - Santa Clarita Valley Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
23740 Magic Mountain Pkwy
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

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