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Short Closure for Highway 49

Sonora, CA — The streets of Sonora will be filled with cyclists this morning.  A section of Highway 49 through downtown Sonora will be closed this morning.

Caltrans reports that Highway 49/ south Washington Street will be closed in both directions from Cowan Street through Restano Way from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. It is for the Gran Fondo bicycle ride. Motorists should expect five minute delays.

The ride traces a portion of a previous Stage 4 Amgen Tour, beginning in historic downtown Sonora. Participants can ride the 87, 66 or 28-mile leg of the course. The event will benefit the Live Well, Be Well Center in Sonora.  Sonora Regional Medical Center sponsors the event in partnership with the City of Sonora.