The Amgen Tour of California Cycling Race will be taking place Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Be prepared for road congestion and traffic. Expect delays a little bit before the road closures and sometimes after the race has ended. The race is to conclude on the summit of Mount Diablo.
Thousands or racers and spectators are expected to show up, and will be traveling the roadway to the stage at the summit. Expect longer travel time in and out of your area due to the anticipated road congestion.
The Highway Patrol will be overseeing the road closures
along stage 3 route. To prepare for the racers coming through the area, the gates of various communities will be closed for short durations. The Blackhawk Police Department will have the appropriate staff on hand to prepare for for to keep things safe and running smoothly. Below you fill find the estimated times of closure for various Blackhawk gates along the route.
Country Club – East Gate 2:38 to 3:00 P.M.
Silver Maple / Silver Oak 2:45 to 3:08 P.M.
Country Club – Main Gate 2:46 to 3:08 P.M.
Oakridge 2:48 to 3:11 P.M.
Tennis Club / Saddleback 2:49 to 3:12 P.M.
Hidden Oaks 2:50 to 3:13 P.M.
Please that these times are estimates and are subject to change on the day of the event. If possible, plan on avoiding travel during these times. The gates will be closed several minutes prior to these times in preparation for the arrival of the cyclists. Real time information can be obtained on the day of the event at: