Local Road Closures During Amgen Tour of California

Several local cities will be host to the world’s top cyclists Thursday through Saturday as they compete in the Amgen Tour of California.

Roads will be closed and traffic diverted for stage 1 of the women’s race and stage 5 of the men’s race, which will go through Stockton to Elk Grove Thursday. On Friday, cyclists race from Folsom to South Lake Tahoe for stage 6 of the men’s race. For the last day of the tour, cyclists hit the streets of Sacramento.

Closures are expected to take place from around 10:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Thursday, though some roads will be affected throughout the day. See below for details on Elk Grove road closures.

All Day Closures
Big Horn Boulevard from Lotz Parkway to Elk Grove Boulevard
Civic Center Drive from Laguna Springs Drive to Bruceville Road

Women’s Race Start: 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Closures
Bruceville Road from Civic Center Drive to Whitelock Parkway
Whitelock Parkway from Bruceville Road to Franklin Boulevard
Franklin Boulevard from Blossom Ridge Road to Bilby Road

Women’s Race Finish: 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Closures
Bilby Road from Franklin Boulevard to Bruceville Road
Bruceville Road from Kammerer Road to Whitelock Parkway
Whitelock Parkway from Bruceville Road to Big Horn Boulevard
Big Horn Boulevard from Whitelock Parkway to Elk Grove Boulevard

Men’s Race Finish: 3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Closures
Bruceville Road from Kammerer Road to Whitelock Parkway
Whitelock Parkway from Bruceville Road to Big Horn Boulevard
Big Horn Boulevard from Whitelock Parkway to Elk Grove Boulevard

Drivers traveling east and westbound can take Elk Grove Boulevard. Franklin and West Stockton boulevards can be used for drivers traveling north and south.

See below for Friday’s road closure details, which will take place in Folsom from around 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Drivers should expect delays in the area that could last as long as 30 minutes. Travelers along a portion of Stafford Street could experience a delay of around one hour during race time.

Men’s Race Start: 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Closures
Stafford Street at Natoma Street – Closed from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
East Natoma Street at Folsom Lake Crossing – Closed from 9:40 a.m. to around 10:15 a.m.
East Natoma Street at Hancock Drive – Closed from 9:40 a.m. to around 10:15 a.m.
East Natoma Street at Blue Ravine Road – Closed from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Multiple events will clog traffic Saturday in downtown and midtown Sacramento. Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead. See below for Amgen Tour times and closures, which will begin Friday afternoon and end around 11:59 p.m. Saturday. Some road closures will not take effect until 4 a.m. Saturday.

The men’s race will begin at 10:15 a.m. and is expected to end around 1:40 p.m. The women’s race will start at 10:50 a.m. and end around 12:45 p.m.

Men’s and Women’s Race Start and Finish
L Street from 9th to 19th streets
Capitol Mall from 3rd to 10th streets
N Street from 7th to 15th streets
Q Street from 14th Street to 19th Street
18th Street from L to Q streets
10th Street from J to P streets
11th street from N to P streets
12th Street from N to O streets
15th street from J to R streets

For more information on event and route details visit the Amgen Tour of California website.