City of Irvine Police Department
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #3/27/2014
Contact : Julia Engen, Commander, 949-724-7112, email@example.com, Sergeant Steve Wolf 949-724-7022
IRVINE, CA (March 27, 2014) On Sunday, March 30th, 2014, members of the Persian community and their guests will gather at William R. Mason Regional Park, an Orange County Park, located in the City of Irvine at 18712 University Drive in the City of Irvine (University/Culver) to celebrate the Persian New Year “Sizdeh Bedar.” This event historically attracts thousands of people and will result in periods of severe traffic congestion along roadways surrounding Mason Park.
In anticipation of the congestion associated with this event the Irvine Police Department is suggesting alternate routes be used when driving in this area between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. University Drive will be closed between Michelson Drive and Culver Drive from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. to accommodate the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) half marathon road race. Continue reading