Ada County Highway District

News and Press Releases Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Local Events to Impact Traffic

Several events will impact traffic on roadways throughout Ada County starting this weekend. Motorists can expect delays on the following segments of roadway and should plan alternate routes of travel whenever possible.

Photograph of Twilight CriteriumThe Boise Downtown Association will have closures Saturday July 13th, from 6:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.on the following roads for the 33rd Annual Boise Twilight Criterium.  They are anticipating 15,000 people to attend this event.  Set up will begin at 6 a.m. Saturday morning. 

Starting at 7 a.m., the following roadways will be closed to all traffic:

  • Jefferson Street from 6th Street to Capitol Boulevard
  • Capitol Boulevard from Idaho Street to Jefferson Street
  • 8th Street from Idaho Street to Jefferson Street

At noon all roads will be closed within the following footprint:

  • 6th Street, 8th Street and 9th Street between State Street and Idaho Street
  • Capitol Boulevard between Idaho Street and Jefferson Street
  • Jefferson Street and Bannock Street between 5th Street and 10th Street

 


Photograph of Capital City Public Market logoThe Capital City Public Market will return to its usual configuration. The following Streets will be closed between 7 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.:

  • 8th Street from Main Street to Bannock Street
  • Idaho Street from 9th Street to Capitol Boulevard

 


Image of Triathlon eventsThe Treasure Valley YMCA Y-NOT Triathlon will take place on Saturday from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. They are anticipating 300 participants and spectators at this event. There will be 4 Boise Motor Escorts and the Boise Police Department will be assisting with traffic control.

  • Whitewater Boulevard will be closed from State Street to Jefferson Street
  • Jordan Street west of Whitewater Boulevard will also be closed

The Run and Swim Courses ore off the roadway and will have no impact to traffic.

 


Hincapie Sports will be holding their inaugural Gran Fondo Hincapie Ride. This event is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 14th from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. They are anticipating 800 riders for this event. There will be three different rides during this event, however all riders start at 8 a.m. The riders will depart with a Boise Police Department escort and the routes will contain rolling closures. Photograph of biking eventThe event is as follows:

  • Start in Cecil Andrus Park
  • Depart the Park and proceed west on W. Jefferson Street to N. 15th Street
  • North on 15th to W. Hays Street
  • West on Hays to N. Harrison Blvd
  • North on Harrison to W. Hill Road
  • West on Hill to N. 36th Street
  • Continue west on Hill to N. Pierce Park Road.

At this point the peloton will end and riders will ride according to the Rules of the Road.

Image of bicycle event

  • THE PICCILO ROUTE (15 Miles)
  • North and east on Pierce Park to N. Cartwright Road
  • East and south on Cartwright to N. Bogus Basin Road
  • South on Bogus Basin to Harrison
  • South on Harrison to Hays
  • East on Hays to 15th
  • South on 15th to W. State Street
  • Continue south to Jefferson
  • East on Jefferson back to 8th Street and into Cecil Andrus Park

Photograph of biking event

  • THE MEDIO ROUTE (58.6 Miles)
  • Continue west on Hill Road (from Pierce Park) to N. Gary Lane
  • North on Gary to W. Hill Road Parkway
  • West on Hill Road Parkway to N. Seaman Gulch Road
  • North on Seaman Gulch to W. Dry Creek Road
  • West on Dry Creek to SH55
  • South and west on SH55 to W. Beacon Light Road (this section will be closed by Ada County Sheriff's deputies due to the nature of the road)
  • West on Beacon Light to N. Eagle Road
  • North on Eagle to N. Willow Creek Road
  • North on Willow Creek to the county line and depart Ada County into Gem County
  • Re-enter Ada County on W. Chaparral Road
  • West and south on Chaparral to SH 16
  • South on SH 16 to S. Chaparral Road
  • South and west on Chaparral to county line and depart Ada County into Canyon County
  • Enter Ada County at Purple Sage Road/Can Ada Road intersection
  • South on N. Can Ada Road to W. New Hope Road
  • East on New Hope to N. Wing Road
  • North on Wing to W. Beacon Light Road
  • East on Beacon Light to SH 16
  • Continue east on Beacon Light to Eagle Road
  • Continue east on Beacon Light to SH 55
  • North and east on SH 55 to Dry Creek
  • East on Dry Creek to Seaman Gulch
  • Continue east on Dry Creek to Cartwright
  • East and south on Cartwright to N. Bogus Basin Road
  • South on Bogus Basin to Harrison
  • South on Harrison to Hays
  • East on Hays to 15th
  • South on 15th to W. State Street
  • Continue south to Jefferson
  • East on Jefferson back to 8th Street and into Cecil Andrus Park

Photograph of biking event

  • THE Gran Fondo (80 miles)
  • Continue west on Hill Road (from Pierce Park) to N. Gary Lane
  • North on Gary to W. Hill Road Parkway
  • West on Hill Road Parkway to N. Seaman Gulch Road
  • North on Seaman Gulch to W. Dry Creek Road
  • West on Dry Creek to SH55
  • South and west on SH55 to W. Beacon Light Road (this section will be closed by Ada County Sheriff's deputies due to the nature of the road)
  • West on Beacon Light to N. Eagle Road
  • North on Eagle to N. Willow Creek Road
  • North on Willow Creek to the county line and depart Ada County into Gem County
  • Re-enter Ada County at SH 55 north of W. Avimor Drive
  • South on SH 55 through Avimor to W. Brookside Lane
  • Continue south on SH 55 to Dry Creek
  • East on Dry Creek to Seaman Gulch
  • South on Bogus Basin to Harrison
  • South on Harrison to Hays
  • East on Hays to 15th
  • South on 15th to W. State Street
  • Continue south to Jefferson
  • East on Jefferson back to 8th Street and into Cecil Andrus Park

 

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