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Motorists Use Caution as Traffic Signals Removed for 2013 Rose Parade

Motorists Use Caution as Traffic Signals Removed for 2013 Rose Parade


PASADENA, Calif.—Motorists are asked to use caution while driving on Pasadena’s surface streets, especially Colorado Boulevard and adjacent intersections, as traffic signals are changed or adjusted to accommodate the floats for the 124th Rose Parade on January 1, 2013. Crews will be in the field doing this important pre-parade work Dec. 27 through Dec. 31.

City work crews will be busy adjusting15 traffic signals to enable enough clearance for the Rose Parade’s floats.  Every year at this time, crews from the Department of Public Works modify, remove or replace a variety of traffic signal mast arms.  At some intersection, the arms will be replaced with poles. 

City officials are asking motorists to use caution while the crews are working and to be observant of new signals being temporarily used.   

Signals with left turn arrows will be removed at: 

  • Colorado Boulevard at Arroyo Parkway, eastbound and westbound approaches 
  • Colorado Boulevard at Marengo Avenue, eastbound and westbound 
  • Colorado Boulevard at Garfield Avenue, eastbound 
  • Colorado Boulevard at Euclid Avenue, westbound 
  • Colorado Boulevard at Lake Avenue, eastbound and westbound 
  • Colorado Boulevard at Hill Avenue, eastbound and westbound 
  • Colorado Boulevard at Sierra Madre Boulevard, eastbound 

Long signal mast arms will be removed at: 

  • Orange Grove Boulevard at Green Street, northbound and southbound 
  • Colorado and Orange Grove boulevards, eastbound  
  • Sierra Madre Boulevard at Walnut Street, southbound 
  • Sierra Madre Boulevard at Orange Grove Boulevard, southbound  
  • Sierra Madre Boulevard at Pasadena High School student parking lot, westbound  
  • Sierra Madre Boulevard at Washington Boulevard,  westbound and northbound 
  • Washington Boulevard at PHS, administration parking lot, northbound  
  • Orange Grove and Del Mar boulevards, northbound and southbound 

Pasadena’s Departments of Transportation; Public Works and the Police Department wish to thank motorists for the patience and safe driving during this time. 

For more information about Pasadena go online to www.cityofpasadena.net or call (626) 744-6900. 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 23, 2012 #111-12 

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net 


Posted: 12/26/2012 03:00:00 AM
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