FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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TRAFFIC ADVISORY FOR SATURDAY MORNING NEAR DOWNTOWN ANAHEIM
ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 5, 2015) The City of Anaheim is advising of temporary road closures on Saturday morning, February 7 in Downtown Anaheim for the 35th anniversary of the Black History Parade and Cultural Fair.
Black History Parade and Cultural Fair will take place from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Center Street Promenade. For the Parade, the following temporary road closures will take place from 9:45 – 11:30 a.m. only:
- Southbound Anaheim Blvd. will be closed from Sycamore St. to Santa Ana St.
- Northbound Anaheim Blvd. will be closed from Santa Ana St to Lincoln Ave.
- Eastbound Lincoln Ave. will be closed at Lemon St.
- Westbound Lincoln Ave. will be closed Anaheim Blvd. (traffic will be diverted Northbound onto Anaheim Blvd.)
- Eastbound Broadway St. will be closed at Lemon St.
- Westbound Broadway will be closed at Claudina St.
- Santa Ana closed from Claudina St. to Anaheim Blvd.
Please plan your commute accordingly to avoid any delays, and if attending the event, to allow sufficient time for arrival and parking. Also, please follow the directions of traffic control personnel. Their goal is to get you to the closest parking locations.
For more information on the Black History Parade and Cultural Fair, please visit www.oc-hc.org.
For more information on the City of Anaheim, please visit www.anaheim.net.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 348,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.