During the international downhill cycling event “Down Puerto Vallarta”, which will be held for the first time in Puerto Vallarta this weekend, road closures to vehicular traffic have been announced for downtown.
To the north to the city, vehicles will diverted at Jesús Langarica Street and public transportation buses at Panama Street, returning to Colombia. On the south end, vehicular and transport vehicles will be rerouted at Lázaro Cárdenas street to Basilio Badillo and Venustiano Carranza. Only individuals with residents between these areas will be allowed entry by car. Closures are scheduled Saturday and Sunday between 3 pm – 10 pm.
Road authorities called on motorists, as well as public transport users, to take precautions and plan their routes accordingly.
Organizers of the event invited people to enjoy the free sports show that is held for the first time in the city, urging people not to use cars to avoid further complications on the roads.
The center of attraction will be Calle Aldama, where a 950 meters long bike track has been set up for speed and style that will end at the Malecón, a spectacle never seen before in Puerto Vallarta.