Plaza de Panama
Tuesday, June 18
The City’s contractor will continue applying the street bond in phases;
NO bridge closures planned for today, Tuesday June 18th.
Traffic and pedestrians may be re-routed through the Plaza throughout the day to accommodate material application.
Park Rangers will handle traffic limitations as needed. City Special Events Traffic Control may be brought in to augment Rangers.
The red Balboa Park Tram will drop off and pick up at the south end of the House of Hospitality. NOTE: Tram stop locations may be relocated throughout the week to accommodate surface applications.
Shuttle service (red tram) is free and picks up at Inspiration Point, the Organ Pavilion, Air & Space, Plaza de Panama and every 1/2 hour across the Cabrillo Bridge on 6th & Laurel and also Upas St. (as possible).
Valet parking adjacent to House of Hospitality on a temporary basis
Traffic lanes will be a “bedrock” color and pedestrian areas will be a tan/buff color approved for the Park;
Wednesday, June 19
SPECIAL NOTICE: Bridge Closure
The next phase of the Plaza de Panama improvement process will require the closure of the Cabrillo Bridge for a 25 hour period beginning tomorrow morning (Wednesday, June 19, 2013).
In addition, there will be no traffic circulation north of President’s Way during the same period.
Access to the Organ Pavilion lot will be available only from President’s Way. The western exit from that lot will be closed.
Valet services will be available on Pan American Road near the International Cottages north of President’s Way.
These temporary changes are necessary to allow the new paving and roadway surfaces through the Plaza to properly dry before they can support traffic.
Full pedestrian access to the Plaza should be available by mid-day, Saturday June 22.
The bridge closure and traffic controls will be in place:
6 am, Wednesday, June 19, 2013
7 am, Thursday, June 20, 2013
Material application should be completed no later than Friday afternoon.
NEW CONCEPT SLIDES CAN BE VIEWED AT: http://www.balboapark.org/info/pdp
Construction is anticipated to be completed by June 24.