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Santa Cruz Police Department
Friday July 3rd, 2015 :: 08:23 a.m. PDT


Road closures & traffic plan detours in effect throughout the City of Santa Cruz 7/3 - 7/5/15. Details on SCPD Blog-

Road closures and traffic plan detours will be in effect throughout the City of Santa Cruz this 4th of July weekend.

In addition, the Santa Cruz City Council has approved a citywide Safety Enhancement Zone from July 3rd to July 5th, 2015. The Safety Enhancement Zone enacts “Triple Fines” for certain violations of the Municipal Code.

ROAD CLOSURES and NO PARKING Areas 7/3 to 7/5
East Cliff Point Parking -- July 3rd through July 4th
Starting Friday July 3rd, in the area at E. Cliff will be fenced off and not available to the public. This area will be posted “No Parking” effective 8:00 am on July 3rd and will remain in
place through July 4th.

FIRECRACKER 10K -- July 4th, 6:30 am to 10:30 am
The race begins at 8:30 at the Harvey West Scout house and travels through trails in Pogonip Park, onto Spring Street and through the upper West Side to the High Street bicycle path and ending at Harvey West Park.

SEABRIGHT AREA ROAD CLOSURE --July 3rd through July 5th. At 6:00 pm, all roads through the lower Seabright neighborhood (south of Murray Street) and the Murray Street Bridge will be closed to through traffic. Residents and those with legitimate business will be allowed to access the area.

HOLY GHOST PARADE -- July 5th 10:00 am to 11: 00 am
The parade will occur on Sunday morning July 5th. The parade is planned to start 10:15 am and
end by 1100. Once the parade passes through road closures, the road will be re-opened.

The following are the scheduled street closures for this parade:
Cathcart Street between Cedar Street and Pacific Avenue
Pacific Avenue between Elm Street and Water Street
Lincoln Street between Cedar Street and Pacific Avenue
Soquel Ave. between Pacific Ave and Parking garage
Cooper Street. between Pacific Ave and Parking garage.
Church Street. between Pacific Ave and Parking garage.
Locust Street. between Pacific Ave and Parking garage.
Front Street between River Street and Water Street
Water Street. between Pacific Ave and River St.
Mission Street between Pacific Avenue and Chestnut Street
Emmett Street between Mission Street and High Street

All fireworks are illegal in the City of Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz Police & Fire Department are relying on our partnership with the community to keep us all safe this 4th of July.

More information about City of Santa Cruz Safety Enhancement Zone and Road Closures can be found here:

Santa Cruz Police Department
155 Center St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 831-420-5810

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