Road closures for Beach Bash[MIGRATE]

By Sgt. Christopher Duncan | July 02, 2013

News Brief

News Brief (Photo by Ramon E. De La O Sr.)

Patrons can expect heavy traffic and road closures in the Del Mar area during the 2013 Beach Bash here July 4. 

The Del Mar Gate will only be open to emergency vehicles and Del Mar residents. 

All patrons will need to use the “A” Street overpass to access the Beach Bash event area.

The provost marshal’s office will guide motorists to the appropriate parking area when they arrive and parking areas will be color coded.

Parking is on a first come, first served basis and the majority of this year's Beach Bash will be park and walk only.

The following roads will be closed for the duration of the event:
• Del Mar Gate (Residents Exempt)
• Beach Front Road
• Harbor Road
• Krause Street
• 8th Street between “C” Street and Harbor Road
• Boat Basin Road
• 12th Street West of “C” Street
• 5th Street

Shuttle services will be available from Del Mar Beach to Sharkey’s.

Handicapped parking will be available at the beach and Sharkey’s. Trams will only be available for those parking at Sharkey’s.

There will be no inbound traffic after 8:30 p.m. to allow patrons to exit the Beach Bash area.

All traffic exiting Camp Del Mar after the fireworks display will be directed onto “A” Street.  All “A” Street lanes to Vandegrift Blvd will be designated outbound only.  Once on “A” Street, outbound traffic in the right two lanes will only be allowed to make a right hand turn and exit the Main Gate.

Outbound traffic in the center lane will only be able to access Wire Mountain Road. Outbound traffic in the far left lane will only be permitted to make a left turn onto Northbound Vandegrift Boulevard. 

Residents of Del Mar housing and appropriately placarded vehicles will be allow to egress out the Del Mar Gate and “A” Street Bridge will be closed to pedestrian traffic.