July 2, 2010 > 4th of July traffic impacts
4th of July traffic impacts
Submitted By Lieutenant Henry Kwong, Milpitas PD
The City of Milpitas will be hosting 4th of July festivities this Sunday at the Milpitas Sports Center, located at 1325 East Calaveras Blvd. The events include a concert and fireworks show for residents with controlled admission. The gates to the concert and fireworks show will open at 7:30 p.m. and the event should conclude at approximately 10 p.m. Additional police officers will be on-duty to assist with the traffic increase on the surrounding streets, but the public should be prepared to expect significant traffic delays that might extend to 11 p.m. in the neighborhoods surrounding the Sports Center.
Intersections that will have road closures include:
Fanyon Street and Kennedy Drive
Lynn Avenue and Kennedy Drive
North Temple Drive and Kennedy Drive
Intersections and streets that will have modified traffic control measures include:
North Park Victoria Drive between East Calaveras Blvd. and Jacklin Road/Evans Road
North Park Victoria Drive and East Calaveras Blvd.
North Park Victoria Drive and Kennedy Drive
North Park Victoria Drive and Jacklin Road / Evans Road
East Calaveras Blvd. and Calaveras Court
Residents who live near the festivities are urged to plan accordingly and develop alternate routes if necessary. Residents are also encouraged to keep pets indoors after sunset and until the fireworks show is over.