Amgen Bicycle Race Comes to Santa Barbara / San Luis Obispo Counties

Stages Four and Five of The Amgen Tour of California Bicycle Race will move through Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties this week in the following locations:

- On Wednesday, May 15, the cyclists will enter Santa Barbara County on State Route 150 at approximately 3 pm and proceed to State Route 192 before reaching Cabrillo Boulevard in Santa Barbara at 3:30 pm.

- On Thursday, May 16, the cyclists leave Santa Barbara on State Route 225 at 11 am, continue on Highway 154 to Foxen Canyon Road. The riders will use Hwy. 1 from Orcutt to Guadalupe and Hwy. 227 north leaving Arroyo Grande around 2:30 pm. The riders will head south on Ontario Road from Higuera Street before completing this stage in Avila Beach at 3 pm.

The CHP will oversee these highway closures areas. Caltrans reminds motorists to be aware of these cyclists and any support vehicles.

For traffic updates on other state highways on the Central Coast motorists can call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at (805) 549-3318 or visit the District 5 website at:

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