SFPD announces Zozobra road closures, detours

August 27th, 2014 at 9:13 pm by under Latest Posts

In preparation for the 90th annual burning of Will Shuster’s Zozobra, the Santa Fe Police Department has announced the following road closures and detours.

According to SFPD there are new closures this year. SFPD says Cross of the Martyrs will be closed and Grant Street will also be closed at Paseo de Peralta. People who reside in these areas will need to get a pass in order to enter these areas after 5:00 p.m. Passes can be obtained at www.burnzozobra.com or by calling (505) 428-9013.

Other traffic detours and closings are as follows:

Following the burning traffic traveling south on Bishops Lodge/Washington will turn left on Paseo de Peralta and allowed to travel eastbound only. Traffic traveling south on Old Taos Highway will turn right on Paseo de Peralta and travel westbound only.

Pedestrian/Vehicle traffic IS NOT allowed on Artist Road starting at 5:00 p.m. from Fort Marcy Park east to Avenida Primera South. Pedestrians are also prohibited from camping out along the road to view the show.

Also Old Taos Highway will be CLOSED starting at 5:00 p.m. from Rosario Boulevard north to Loma Entrada. Detours will be set up along Paseo Corto and Paseo De La Cuma. Pedestrians are prohibited from camping out in this area as well.

No motor vehicles will be allowed north of Paseo de Peralta or south of Murales Road on either Old Taos Highway or Bishops Lodge Road. Rosario Street between Griffin and Old Taos Highway will also be closed to motor vehicles.

Motorists driving south on Bishops Lodge Road from the Encantado area will be detoured at Valley Drive to Vallecita Drive to Gonzales Road to Hyde Park Road.

Motorists driving south on Old Taos Highway from the Encantado area will be detoured at Rendon Road to Paseo de la Cuma to Old Taos Highway to Paseo de Peralta.

Map of detours and closures:

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