Downtown Danville streets to close for Hot Summer Nights festivities starting at 2 p.m. today

Railroad Avenue, Front Street are alternate routes through downtown area

Motorists heading to Danville today should be advised that Hartz and East Prospect avenues will be closed to traffic from 2-10 p.m. for the city's Hot Summer Nights Car Show.

More than 400-450 show cars are expected to be displayed at the show, where up to 15,000 are expected to attend. This is the show's 19th year.

This year's event will honor the Chevrolet Corvette and allow all Corvettes to be displayed, even up to the year 2013. This is the 60th anniversary of the Corvette, and all the Corvette clubs have been contacted for their members to participate.

From 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. the following streets will be affected:

- Hartz Avenue between Railroad Avenue and south to School Street

- Northbound Hartz Avenue from School Street to Hartz Way

- Linda Mesa Avenue between Railroad Avenue and Rose Avenue

- Diablo Road between Hartz Avenue and Rose Avenue

- Diablo Road at Front Street, westbound and

-Prospect Avenue between the Clock Tower Municipal Parking Lot entrance and Front Street; - Church Street 50 feet west and east of Hartz Avenue

There will be local traffic access only between Front Street and Rose Avenue on Diablo Road and Front Street north to Linda Mesa Avenue.

Railroad Avenue and Front Street are available as alternate routes through the downtown area.

For more information, contact Danville's Economic Development Manager Jill Bergman at 314-3369 or by email at


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Posted by Sandy
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 14, 2013 at 9:34 am

Too bad we don't bring "Hot August Nights" back to Pleasanton....what a treat it was to walk downtown from our neighborhood and view the cars and talk to the owners.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Aug 14, 2013 at 4:37 pm

I do enjoy vintage cars...I'll be there with a few pals!


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