Downieville Classic/Downhill Bike Race Information

The Great Downieville  Classic and Downhill Mountain Bike Race is this weekend and I have posted the road closures in Downieville and Sierra City. To see more about this world famous annual event go here Downieville Classic. This year there are more events scheduled over a four day period from Aug 2 to Aug 5. Fun for all, even if you don’t ride a bike.
Friday, Aug. 3 – Sunday, Aug. 5
The following road closures and No Parking will take place:
• Main Street, Downieville from the intersection of Highway 49 to Community Hall, including the Community Hall parking lot:  Friday August 3; traffic control and restricted parking begin at 6:00pm until 8:00pm, complete closure from 8:00pm Friday August 3, 2012, to 6:00pm on Sunday August 5. Emergency access shall be available at all times. No set up of booths or other items shall block access to White Way.
• Maiden Lane, Downieville: Friday August 3; traffic control and restricted parking begin at 6:00pm to 4:00pm on Sunday August 5. Complete Closure on Saturday August 4, 8:00am to 4:00pm. Complete closure Sunday August 5, from 8:00am to 3:30pm. Emergency access shall be available at all times.
• Butte Street, Sierra Buttes Road, Sierra City: Saturday August 4,  complete closure from 9:00am to 10:00am.
• Castagna Alley, Sierra City: Saturday August 4, open to local traffic from 7:00am to 9:00am, complete closure from 9:00am to 10:00am.
• Lavezzola Road: Saturday August 4, complete closure from 10:00am to 3:00pm., and Sunday August 5, from 9:30am to 3:00pm.
• Upper Main Street, Hanson Bridge to Lavezzola Road, Downieville: Saturday August 4,  complete closure from 10:00am to 3:00pm, and Sunday August 5, complete closure from 9:30am to 3:00pm.
• Upper Main Street, School Street to Hanson Bridge, Downieville: Saturday August 4, complete closure from 10:00am to 3:00pm, and Sunday August 5, complete closure from 9:30am to 3:00pm.
• Downieville (Parking lot behind Yuba Expeditions) Closed for Outdoor Demo Event, Wednesday, August 1,  8:00am to Sunday August 5, 4:00pm. Emergency access shall be available at all times.
• Sierra City Park (The Flats): Closed to Event Parking Friday August 3,, 8:00pm to Saturday August 4, 4:00pm.
The following trail closures and right-of-way encroachments will take place:
• Butcher Ranch, Pauley Creek, Big Boulder, Third Divide, and First Divide Trails: Saturday August 4, complete closure from 8:00am to 2:30pm.
• Butcher Ranch, Pauley Creek, Big Boulder, Third Divide, and First Divide Trails: Sunday August 5, complete closure from 8:00am to 2:30pm.

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