Scheduled road closures for weekend book festival in Berkeley

The Berkeley Police Department is reminding residents there will be road closures this weekend in downtown Berkeley to accommodate the Bay Area Book Festival.

The festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beginning Friday at 10 a.m., Milvia Street will be closed to vehicle traffic between Center Street and Allston Way. The roadway will be open to bicycle traffic.

Beginning Friday at 5 p.m., Allston Way will be closed between Milvia Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

The roadways are expected to reopen to traffic on Sunday at 11 p.m.

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