SANTA BARBARA, CA – May 8, 2014

From May 11-18, 2014, California will again host The Amgen Tour of California, America’s largest and most prestigious professional cycling race.

Stage 5 will finish in Santa Barbara on May 15th. The route begins at the intersection of Modoc Road and Via Senda and ends at the intersection of Cabrillo Boulevard and Calle Cesar Chavez. The race moves at 25-30 mph so it should pass by any given point in about 5 minutes. The entire race caravan is approximately two miles in length. The California Highway Patrol will accompany the race and the Santa Barbara Police Department will facilitate road closures along the route within the City of Santa Barbara. Every effort will be made to minimize the impact on residents, businesses, and traffic. The Finish Festival will take place on Cabrillo Boulevard between Garden Street and Calle Cesar Chavez from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The following road closures may impact your personal or business travel. Please plan accordingly.

Cabrillo Boulevard between Garden Street and Calle Cesar Chavez, the Finish and Festival Location, will be closed from 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14th to midnight on Thursday, May 15th.

Roads with Temporary Closures from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45pm on Thursday, May 15th will include:

· Modoc Road

· Las Positas Road

· Cliff Drive

· Meigs Road

· Shoreline Drive

· Cabrillo Boulevard


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