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Traffic Trouble: 5 Events In Downtown Sacramento Scheduled For Saturday

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) - Expect a traffic mess in Downtown Sacramento this upcoming weekend.

Sac State is holding its Spring commencement at the Golden 1 Center on Friday and Saturday morning, afternoon, and evening; Amgen Tour of California has its Sacramento leg of the race on Saturday, "An American in Paris" is performing at the Community Center Theater on Friday and Saturday; McGeorge School of Law has its commencement Saturday afternoon at Memorial Auditorium; and a volleyball tournament takes place at the Convention Center Saturday.

Sac State issued a warning to graduates and their families to review parking and driving options. The City of Sacramento also alerted all drivers to plan ahead and reserve a spot in a City Garage or Certified Partner Garage, take public transportation.

Road closures begins Afternoon, Friday, May 18 at 9 a.m. through Saturday, May 19 at 11:59 p.m. (several road closures aren't in effect until 4am Saturday)

  • L Street from 9th to 19th streets
  • Capitol Mall from 3rd to 10th
  • N Street from 7th to 15th
  • Q Street from 14th to 19th Street
  • 18th Street from L to Q
  • 10th Street from J to P streets
  • 11th street from N to P streets (on-street parking restricted)
  • 12th Street from N to O Streets (on-street parking restricted)
  • 15th street from J to R

Credit: City of Sacramento

The Amgen Tour of California will race through a number of local cities. Stage 5 is Thursday and goes from Stockton to Elk Grove. Stage 6 on Friday goes from Folsom to South Lake Tahoe. The race concludes Saturday in Sacramento. The start time is 10:15am and it's estimated to finish before 2pm.

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