Author: PIO Margo Rohrbacher
Date: July 25, 2013 2:00 PM

Downtown Traffic Advisory for Saturday, July 27th

San Rafael, CA – July 25, 2013. A traffic advisory is in effect for downtown San Rafael for this Saturday, July 27, 2013.   

Starting at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, several downtown streets will begin closing in stages for the 15th annual San Rafael Twilight Criterium bicycle race.  All streets will be closed by 1:30 p.m.  The area is expected to re-open by 10:00 p.m. or earlier. The closures will be as follows:

Race fans are encouraged to park in one of the two downtown parking garages.  Both the Third and A Street and Third and C Street parking garages are just a short walk from great viewing spots.  A downtown parking lot guide is available at  Please note that the garage at Fifth and C Street will be closed.

Motorists traveling in downtown are advised to use Second Street, Third Street, or Mission Avenue as alternate routes. Drivers heading to Highway 101 should consider using Sir Francis Drake Boulevard from the Ross Valley Hub as an alternative.

For more information on the race, go to

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Last Modified: July 26, 2013 7:49 EDT (by Holm)