Press release - Road Closures for the 2011 Salsa Dash

Published 7/21/2011 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT:  Road Closures for the 2011 Salsa Dash
DATE/TIME:  Saturday, July 23, 2011 8:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.
LOCATION:  City of Oxnard
 Brian Woolley, Traffic Coordinator (805) 385-7749


The 2011 Oxnard Salsa Festival, the 18th anniversary celebration of everything salsa, presents the Salsa Dash on Saturday, July 23rd. This run/walk is a sightseeing tour through downtown Oxnard on the wide, charming streets of the Henry T. Oxnard National Register Historic District, and across the finish line at the Plaza Park Pagoda. The Salsa Dash will feature a 5K and 10K starting at 8:00 A.M. and a kids fun run starting at 9:30 A.M.

Several streets will be closed during this event to provide added safety for the participants. Oxnard Police Department personnel will also be conducting traffic control at several intersections along the course. The following streets will be closed from 7:30 A.M. to the end of the event at approximately 10:30 A.M.:

  1. A Street (9th St. to 3rd St.)
  2. 4th St. (A St. to G St.)
  3. F St. (4th St. to Roderick Ave.)
  4. 2nd St. (G St. to F St.)
  5. G St. (2nd St. to 4th St.)
  6. C St. (3rd St. to 6th St.)
  7. 5th St. (C St. to A St.)

If you live or work in the area of these roadways or intersections, we apologize for any inconvenience. The roads will be re-opened as soon as possible following the event.

For information related to the 2011 Oxnard Salsa Festival or Salsa Dash, please visit

For any questions related to the road closures for this event, please contact Senior Officer Brian Woolley at (805) 385-7749 or via e-mail at

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