Road Closures Saturday for Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California and the Kaiser Permanente Ride, Roll & Stroll will close several major streets Saturday.

Stage 7 of the Amgen Tour of California will finish in Pasadena Saturday--providing thrills for spectators and headaches for drivers who are unaware of the event.

The Kaiser Permanente Ride, Roll & Stroll will take place earlier, covering 2.7 miles of roads including the Amgen Tour of California Stage 7 finish line. You must pre-register for the Ride, Roll & Stroll.

The Pasadena Police Department has issued a traffic alert, via Nixle:
Colorado Boulevard between Pasadena Avenue & Lake Avenue closed 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ride, Roll and Stroll starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 1:30 p.m.

Motorists can cross Colorado Boulevard at Fair Oaks Avenue or Los Robles Avenue during Ride, Roll and Stroll until 1:30 p.m.

Streets will then be cleared for Amgen Tour of California riders.

Amgen Tour of California riders enter Pasadena approximately 2:30 p.m. via Linda Vista Avenue, ride over the historic Colorado Street Bridge and into Downtown Pasadena.

Race includes three-lap circuit race through Downtown Pasadena with finish at City Hall at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Cyclists to make three laps on Colorado, DeLacey Avenue, Union Street, Raymond Avenue, Holly Street, Garfield Avenue, El Molino Avenue, Catalina Avenue, Green Street and Madison Avenue.

Those streets will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic during the race from 2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Streets will re-open as soon as possible following the last lap.

The motoring public is urged to drive with extra caution; observe all temporary signs and restrictions and to obey directions from public safety personnel.

Motorists are encouraged to look at the online maps for detailed detour routes. Primary detour routes include Walnut Street to the North, Hill to the East, Del Mar Boulevard to the South, and Orange Grove or the 710 Extension to the West.
The City of Pasadena thanks our residents, merchants, the motoring public and pedestrians for their cooperation during these events.

Gold Line & Bike Valet Travel Options:
Spectators and participants are encouraged to ride bikes or travel to Pasadena using alternate transportation. Bike valet locations around City Hall, and public bike racks bordering Gold Line between Colorado Boulevard and Holly Street and at train stations.

Numerous paid public and private parking locations along Colorado Boulevard and Lake Avenue will be open.

Parking Information & Vehicle Towing Along Route:
Routes will be posted with No Parking signs. Please observe all on-street parking restrictions closely, noting all time restrictions.

Vehicles parked on the course during restricted times will be towed to the Elks Lodge parking lot, 400 W. Colorado Boulevard, and will be available for pick-up for free only until 5:00 pm on the day of the event. After that, unclaimed towed vehicles will be moved to a City storage lot and storage charges will apply.


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