Highway 168 partially closed on Saturday for bike race

A 10-mile stretch of California Highway 168 in Fresno will be closed to westbound vehicles for part of Saturday morning for the Eye-Q California Classic Weekend bicycle race. 

The westbound lanes between McKinley and Shepherd avenues will be closed from 7-10 a.m. on Saturday. The eastbound lanes however will not be closed.

The traffic on Shepherd Avenue will be diverted to continue westbound on Shepherd Avenue.

The Classic California Weekend is a two-day event which has three races of 35, 60 or 100. This section of Highway 168 is the first leg of each of the races.