Amgen Tour of California Stops in Sacramento
AMGEN is coming to Sacramento this weekend! There are several events this weekend that will impact City streets and traffic in the downtown area.
On Friday, May 12 there will be a special AMGEN Tour of California Team Presentation at the Friday Night Concert in the Park at Cesar Chavez Park. The concert will take place from 5pm to 9:30pm and includes live music, food vendors and a beer garden. The complete closure of 9th Street between I and J Streets is permitted from 5:30pm to 9pm for this event.
Saturday, May 13 is the Women’s Stage 3 Finish. The women will start Stage 3 in Elk Grove at 10:35am and are expected to finish on L and 12th Streets at approximately 1:56pm. Attached is a copy of the complete course.
Sunday, May 14 is the Men’s Stage 1 and Women’s Stage 4. The Men’s race will start on L and 11th Streets at 11:25am. The race will take three laps around the circuit: L Street, 9th Street, N Street, 15th Street, Q Street and 18th Street (see attached map) before finishing at approximately 3:28pm at L and 11th Streets. While the Men’s race is outside of the City of Sacramento limits, the Women’s race will utilize the circuit for Stage 4. At 12:30pm, the women will take 20 laps around the circuit, finishing at approximately 2:10pm at L and 11th Streets.
The events include a festival on 10th Street between N and L Streets. The festival will be open on Saturday from 10am-2:30pm and on Sunday from 9am-4:15pm.
Here is a timeline of the street closures to help you plan around the closures:
Friday, May 12
10am – The south curb lane and #3 lane on L Street between 10th and 12th Streets will close for set-up.
4pm – 10th Street will be closed between N and K Streets for festival set-up.
7pm – Complete closure of L Street from 10th to 12th Streets.
Saturday, May 13
6:45am – Begin two-way traffic on 10th Street between J Street to the Capitol Garage and out the alley. Two-way traffic will also begin on L Street between 9th Street to the private parking garage.
7:45am-2:30pm – L Street complete closure extended from 9th Street to 15th Street.
1pm – 2pm – Circuit closure (9th Street, N Street, 15th Street, Q Street, 18th Street and L Street between 15th and 18th Streets) closed.
Sunday, May 14
7am – 4pm – Complete closure of L Street extended from 9th Street to 15th Street.
8am – 5pm – Complete closure of westbound lanes on Capitol Mall between 5th and 9th Streets (cross streets will remain open).
11:15am – 11:40am – Complete closure of Capitol Mall between 9th Street and Tower Bridge for start of Men’s Race (cross streets temporarily closed).
11:45am – 3:30pm – Circuit closure (9th Street, N Street, 15th Street, Q Street, 18th Street and L Street between 15th and 18th Streets) closed.
2:45pm – 3:15pm – Complete closure of Capitol Mall between 9th Street and Tower Bridge for start of Men’s Race (cross streets temporarily closed).
8pm – L Street between 10th and 12th Street reopens.
11pm – 10th Street between N and K Streets reopens.