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Road Closures for Fourth of July Fireworks at the Alameda County Fairgrounds

Police ask those who are not attending the fireworks at the fair on 4th of July to avoid the area around the fairgrounds.

Pleasanton Police officials have provided a list of road closures scheduled for the fourth of July fireworks at the Alameda County fairgrounds in Pleasanton. 

Related article: How to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Pleasanton

Road/Lane Closures: 

1.      Left turn lane for W/B Koll Center Pkway to S/B Koll Center Dr

2.      Right turn lane for E/B Koll Center Pkway to S/B Koll Center Dr

3.      S/B Koll Center Dr from Koll Center Pkway

4.      Left turn lane from E/B Bernal Ave onto N/B Koll Center Pkway

5.      Ingress and egress of the Safeway parking lot from the Bernal entrance/exit (To be determined if it is a right turn only to exit the Safeway parking lot)

6.      Left turn lanes from E/B Bernal onto N/B Valley

7.      N/B Valley Ave between Bernal Ave and Gate 8 This may be altered if it is determined that Gate 8 traffic exits out onto the N/B side of the roadway…..To also be determined if traffic exiting Gate 8 will be allowed to turn right onto N/B Valley….Both issues to be discussed with ACSO

8.      Left turn lanes from N/B Valley Ave onto W/B Bernal Ave

9.      Straight through lane from N/B Valley onto N/B Bernal

10.  Left turn lane of E/B Koll Center Pkway (S) onto N/B Bernal

11.  Closure of opening of median on Bernal at Gate 4

12.  W/B Bernal Ave beginning at Pleasanton Ave.

13.  Closure of #1 lane of E/B Bernal Ave just west of Gate 6 and running for 50’ east of Gate 6 to allow free access to the lane for vehicles exiting Gate 6

14.  Closure of #1 lane of E/B Bernal Ave just west of Gate 5 and running 50’ east of Gate 5 to allow free access to the lane for vehicles exiting Gate 5

Traffic Routes:

Gates 12 and 8 will exit out onto S/B Valley Ave (still to be decided if vehicles exiting Gate 8 will be allowed to turn right onto N/B Valley)

These drivers will be directed to turn right onto W/B Bernal Ave to access the freeway (option to be determined: Gate 12 exits out onto S/B Valley and Gate 8 exits out and travels S/B on the N/B Valley side of the roadway to alleviate a merge of the traffic from both gates)

Gates 6, 5 and Pleasanton Ave will exit out onto Bernal Ave and turn left onto E/B Bernal Ave

These drivers will be directed to S/B Sunol Blvd where they will access the freeway.  Message boards will be placed to direct traffic to Sunol Blvd and then to the freeway

Message Board Locations:

1.      Bernal Ave @ Gate 6 on south shoulder facing Gate 6

2.      Bernal Ave @ Gate 5 on south shoulder facing Gate 5

3.      Bernal Ave @ Pleasanton Ave on raised median east of intersection facing W/B

4.      Bernal Ave @ Sunol Blvd. facing W/B

5.      Sunol Blvd @ Senior Center in W/B bus stop facing E/B

6.      Sunol Blvd @ Diamond Ct. in W/B bus stop facing E/B


Sonny July 05, 2014 at 04:32 PM
Why is this "news" a day later?

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