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Media Alert - Amgen Tour of California Traffic Advisory

Post Date:05/08/2017 2:17 PM

On Wednesday, May 17, the City of Santa Clarita will host the Men’s Stage 4 Finish of the Amgen Tour of California professional bicycle race. Traffic will be impacted with various road closures in effect through the afternoon hours.

Riders will enter Santa Clarita via eastbound Highway 126. Riders will then travel the south lanes of the Old Road to Magic Mountain Parkway where they will enter the City of Santa Clarita proper using the eastbound lanes of Magic Mountain Parkway. The race will finish on eastbound Magic Mountain Parkway between Auto Center Drive and Citrus alongside the Westfield Valencia Town Center.

The following are approximate times for road closures on Wednesday, May 17:

  • 5 a.m. closure of eastbound Magic Mountain Parkway between Auto Center Drive and Citrus Street
  • 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. closure of westbound Magic Mountain Parkway between Auto Center Drive and Citrus Street
  • Approximately 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. rolling closure of southbound Old Road from 126 to Magic Mountain Parkway and Magic Mountain Parkway to Citrus Street. The rolling closure can vary from 15 to 30 minutes. Roadway closed just ahead of cyclists and reopens immediately once cyclists and support vehicles pass.
  • Businesses on Tourney Road should use Valencia Blvd. between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Community members are advised to plan ahead and avoid the areas of the Old Road and Magic Mountain Parkway between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to avoid impacts from the race. Riders are expected to cross the finish line around 3:45 p.m., although the actual timing of the finish may vary.

For more information about timing and locations of road closures, please visit SantaClaritaTourofCA.com or call (661) 255-4347. For additional details or questions about the Amgen Tour of California Men’s Stage 4 Finish in Santa Clarita, please contact Evan Thomason, Santa Clarita Economic Development Associate, at (661) 286-4167 or ethomason@santa-clarita.com.

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