Today’s Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2019
District: 05–Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa
Contact: Jim Shivers or Colin Jones
Phone: (805) 549-3237 or (805) 549-3189
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
14th ANNUAL BEST BUDDIES CHALLENGE BICYCLE RIDE COMES TO THE CENTRAL COAST THIS SATURDAY
CENTRAL COAST – The 13th Annual Best Buddies Challenge Bicycle Ride will include the use of Highway 1 on Saturday, Sept. 7 beginning at the Quail Lodge on Carmel Valley Road at 7 am and finish at the Hearst Ranch Warehouse on San Simeon Road.
This event will include three additional starts at the Big Sur Station at 8:30 am, at Sand Dollar State Park at 10 am and at Ragged Point at 11 am.
Traffic control for this non-competitive ride will include rolling closures by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as the riders continue in a southerly direction.
All riders will be off the road by 4 pm.
Electronic Message Boards will be posted alerting motorists to ‘Share the Road’ with cyclists. Motorists can expect delays not to exceed 15 minutes.
Caltrans reminds motorists to be aware of these cyclists and any support vehicles. For more information regarding this event, please visit the Best Buddies Challenge website at: https://www.bestbuddieschallenge.org/hc/
BEST BUDDIES ROUTE MAP BELOW
For traffic updates on other state highways on the Central Coast motorists can call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at (805) 549-3318
or visit the District 5 website at: https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-5