Monterey County

Hwy 1 closures for bike race Saturday

MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. - The 13th Annual Best Buddies Challenge bicycle ride will take place on Highway 1 on Saturday, Sept. 10.  The ride will begin at the Quail Lodge on Carmel Valley Road in Monterey County and continue south on Hwy. 1 ending in San Simeon.

Traffic control for this ride will begin at 7 am and consists of rolling closures by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). 

There will be 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.

In addition, Electronic Message Boards will be posted alerting motorists to ‘Share the Road' with cyclists.  Motorists can expect delays not to exceed 15 minutes. All riders will be off the road by 4 pm.

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:

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