42nd Toyota Grand Prix Road Closures to Begin Wednesday

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Circuit Map courtesy of the 42nd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. 

For those planning to attend, or steer clear of, the 42nd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the city released the following road closures to last Wednesday, April 13 through Monday, April 18. With 180,000 fans expected to descend upon the race track for the non-stop action this weekend, take heed to avoid traffic and confusion.

Attendees, click here for information on where to park and here for the full schedule of Grand Prix events. 

WEDNESDAY

5:00AM | Closure of the side streets off of Shoreline Drive and Seaside Way leading into the Race Course.

7:00AM | Closure of westbound Shoreline Drive, closure of the northbound Queensway Bridge off ramp, closure of the southbound Queensway Bridge on ramp from Shoreline Drive, closure of Aquarium Way south of Shoreline Drive.

3:00PM | Closure of eastbound Shoreline Drive from Broadway to Ocean Boulevard. Pine Avenue will remain open for traffic for visitors to the Hyatt, waterfront restaurants, Shoreline Village, and Shoreline Marina tenants. Chestnut Place or Golden Shore Avenue will provide access to the Aquarium of the Pacific. Valet parking will be available for guests dining at waterfront restaurants. Shoreline Village has parking available as well. All vehicles at Pine Avenue will exit to the east through the Marina Green parking lot. Please follow the directional signage.

FRIDAY

6:00AM | Access to the Hyatt, Shoreline Village and the Shoreline Marina from Ocean Boulevard and Pine Avenue will close. Southbound Pine Avenue will close to all traffic. Access to the south side of the track will be provided at the intersection of Ocean Boulevard and Alamitos Avenue, and will only be available to Grand Prix passholders and boat owner permits. The interior streets of The Pike, north of Shoreline Drive will also close.

7:00PM | Pine Avenue will be opened for traffic to access the Hyatt, Shoreline Village, and Shoreline Marina tenants. Valet parking will be available for guests dining at waterfront restaurants. Shoreline Village has parking available as well. All vehicles entering at Pine Avenue will exit to the east through the Marina Green parking lot. Follow the directional signage.

9:30PM | The Ocean Boulevard and Alamitos Avenue entry access route will close.

SATURDAY

6:00AM | Access to the Hyatt, Shoreline Village, and the Shoreline Marina from Ocean Boulevard and Pine Avenue will close. Southbound Pine Avenue will close to all traffic. Access to the south side of the track will be provided at the intersection of Ocean Boulevard and Alamitos Avenue and will only be available to Grand Prix passholders and boat owner permits. The interior streets of The Pike, north of Shoreline Drive will also close.

7:00PM | Pine Avenue will be opened for traffic to access be Hyatt, Shoreline Village and Shoreline Marina tenants. Valet Parking will be available for guests dining at waterfront restaurants. Shoreline Village has parking available as well. All vehicles entering at Pine Avenue will exit to the east through the Marina Green parking lot. Follow the directional signage.

9:30PM | The Ocean Boulevard and Alamitos Avenue entry access route will close.

SUNDAY

6:00AM | Access to the Hyatt, Shoreline Village and the Shoreline Marina from Ocean Boulevard and Pine Avenue will close to all traffic. Southbound Pine Avenue will close to all traffic. Access to the south side of the track will be provided at the intersection of Ocean Boulevard and Alamitos Avenue and and will only be available to Grand Prix passholders and boat owner permits. The interior streets of The Pike, north of Shoreline Drive will also close.

7:00PM | Pine Avenue will be opened for traffic to access the Hyatt, Shoreline Village and Shoreline Marina tenants. Valet parking will be available for guests dining at waterfront restaurants. Shoreline Village has parking available, as well. All vehicles entering at Pine Avenue will exit to the east through the Marina Green parking lot. Follow the directional signage.

MONDAY

5:00PM | Traffic flow will be restored to both the east and west bound Shoreline Drive; northbound Queensway Bridge on ramp from Shoreline Drive, east and westbound Seaside Way; north and southbound Pine Avenue, including Pine Avenue Circle; north and south bound Shoreline Village Drive; and all service and all service roads and internal streets of The Pike facility.



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