San Rafael, CA – June 19, 2013. A traffic advisory is in effect for downtown San Rafael from June 26th through July 1st. Segments of Fifth Avenue and A Street will be closed in order to accommodate the Italian Street Painting Marin event.
Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26th, Fifth Avenue will be closed between B and Court Streets; and one block of A Street will be closed between Fourth Street and Fifth Avenue. The streets will re-open on Monday, July 1st at 4 p.m. Vehicles are prohibited during this time but the sidewalks will be accessible for pedestrians. Motorists traveling in downtown are advised to use Second Street, Third Street, or Mission Avenue as alternatives. Delays are possible, especially during peak commute times. Drivers heading to Highway 101 should consider using Sir Francis Drake Boulevard as an alternate route.