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File #: 10-0326    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 3/31/2010 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/11/2010 Final action: 5/11/2010
Title: Transportation Department recommending the Board adopt a Resolution sanctioning a "rolling" road closure on Sunday, May 16, 2010 of Rattlesnake, Salmon Falls, Green Valley Road, Silva Valley Parkway and White Rock Road from 1:00 p.m. until the race enters Sacramento County at 3:00 p.m. for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California, subject to the conditions set forth in Resolution No. 110-79 dated May 1, 1979 and the Application for Road Closure. Resolution 055-2010
Attachments: 1. A - Permit + Insurance + Route, 2. B - Traffic Mgmt & Control Plan + Medical Service Plan .pdf, 3. C - Stage 1 Route.pdf, 4. D - Resolution_Amgen Tour of California.pdf, 5. Fully executed Resolution 055-2010
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Transportation Department recommending the Board adopt a Resolution sanctioning a "rolling" road closure on Sunday, May 16, 2010 of Rattlesnake, Salmon Falls, Green Valley Road, Silva Valley Parkway and White Rock Road from 1:00 p.m. until the race enters Sacramento County at 3:00 p.m. for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California, subject to the conditions set forth in Resolution No. 110-79 dated May 1, 1979 and the Application for Road Closure.
Resolution 055-2010
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
There is no fiscal impact and no change to Net County Cost associated with this item for the Department of Transportation. Other County departments such as the Sheriff's Department may have expenditures related to this road closure depending on their involvement.

Background:
The 2010 Amgen Tour of California is a professional bike race modeled after the Tour de France. The race is governed by the same international cycling federation, follows the same rules, and has the same teams and riders as the Tour de France. The Amgen Tour of California is a shorter event: 8-days versus 21-days. The race consists of 16 teams - each with eight riders. The 2010 race will have eight point to point road stages. The race begins in Nevada City on May 16th and concludes in Thousand Oaks on May 23rd.

Stage 1 of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California will begin in Nevada City. From there, the race will head south en route to Sacramento, traveling through Grass Valley and Auburn. The race will continue on Highway 49 to Rattlesnake Bar Road, then Salmon Falls Road. The cyclists will have a very short duration on Green Valley Road, then a right onto Silva Valley Parkway and White Rock Road and on into Sacramento County. This stage finishes at the State's Capitol building. Total distance travelled on unincorporated El Dorado County roads is 25 miles that will be covered in just under an hour.

The entire 850 miles of the route has been reviewed and approved by both Ca...

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