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Puerto Vallarta Pan American Games Street Closures
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October 15, 2011

Due to the large number of people expected to attend the Pan American Games in Puerto Vallarta, some streets near the competition venues in order to safeguard event attendees and participants.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Due to the large number of people expected to attend the Pan American Games in Puerto Vallarta, the Municipal Government through the city's Municipal Traffic Branch announced that they will be closing some of the streets near the competition venues in order to safeguard event attendees, while avoiding traffic congestion.

October 16-23: The west side lateral of Avenida Francisco Medina Ascencio will be closed from about the Sheraton Hotel and south to the end of it to accommodate access to the beach volleyball stadium. The closure will be from 7 am to 9 pm each day.

Saturday, October 22: From 6 am to 5 pm Paseo Díaz Ordaz, Argentina and Morelos streets will be closed for the open swimming competition spectators. Downtown traffic will be very slow and congested with 2-way traffic on Juarez and Guerrero.

Sunday, October 23: From 6 am to 4 pm, Francisco Medina Ascencio Avenue will be closed from the Hotel Fiesta Americana north to the Naval Hospital for the triathlon.

In this regard, it is recommended that motorists use alternative routes such as Francisco Villa, Etziquio Corona, Avenida Los Poetas and Las Palmas among others, since during this period of time no vehicles will be allowed on the streets in consideration of the safety of participants and spectators.

Translated for BanderasNews by Marie Callan