Road closures and traffic delays for Mammoth Gran Fondo

Press release

Mammoth Lakes, CA – The Mammoth Gran Fondo road bike ride hosted by the
Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation (MMCF) will take place on Saturday,
September 10, 2016. Over 1,200 cyclists are expected for this ride, and as a result
of this large scale event, traffic and normal public transit operations will be
impacted from the following road closures and traffic delays – please plan
accordingly.

CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS
 Lower Canyon Boulevard will be closed between Lake Mary Road and Hillside
Drive from 5:00am–8:00pm
 There will be traffic delays on Lake Mary Rd, Main Street and US 395 in the
morning between approximately 7:00–7:15am
 There will be traffic delays on Minaret Road between Forest Trail and Main
Lodge in the morning from 8:30–8:45am.
 The Mammoth Scenic Loop will be closed in the morning from 8:00–9:15am.
 The Mammoth US 395/SR 203 Northbound off ramp will be closed from 7:05
– 7:15am.
 Benton Crossing Road (Green Church Road) will be closed to all-through
traffic between Brownstown RV Park and Benton Hot Springs from 8:00am-
1:00pm.
 HWY 120 will be closed to all-through traffic between Dross (3 miles from
HWY 395) and Benton Hot Springs from 8:00am–1:00pm.

Motorists traveling along HWY 395, sections of HWY 120 and Crowley Lake Drive
should expect heavy or increased bike traffic along the shoulder starting at 7:00am
and lasting throughout the day, so please drive with caution and give cyclists plenty
of space.

TRANSIT ADVISORY
Please take note of the following changes to the routes operated by Mammoth
Resorts and Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA) on Saturday, September 10,
2016.

Mammoth Bike Park Shuttle
New route: Down Minaret Road, turn around near Golf Course, stop across
from the New York Deli in The Village.

Lakes Basin Trolley
New route: Lake Mary Road to “The Voodoo Chute”, turn on Lakeview toward
Canyon Blvd, crossing on Hillside to reach Forest Trail and then stopping on
Minaret in front of The Village below the Main Plaza.

Purple Line
New route: Lake Mary Road to “The Voodoo Chute”, turn on Lakeview toward
Canyon Blvd, crossing on Hillside to reach Forest Trail and then stopping on
Minaret in front of The Village below the Main Plaza.

Town Trolley
New route: Main to Minaret, wrap around The Village on Forest Trail and
Hillside, then up to Canyon Lodge and down Lakeview.

A full schedule of all road closures and traffic delays for Saturday, September 10,
2016 as well as more information on the Mammoth Gran Fondo road bike ride can
be found online at www.MammothGranFondo.com.

Please welcome riders to our community, share the road, and maintain three feet
between you and a cyclist at all times.

 

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