This weekend, “A” Mountain will host the Good Friday Cross Procession (La Procession de Viernes Santo) and Easter Sunday Sunrise Services (La Misa al Amanecer) which will restrict user access to Sentinel Peak Park. In order to accommodate these events, Sentinel Peak Road will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 19. The road will reopen for pedestrians and bicyclists on Saturday, April 20, at 8 a.m. and at 9 a.m. for vehicles. The roadway will again close on Saturday, April 20, at 8 p.m. and will reopen to vehicles at noon on Sunday, April 21.
Due to the current Tucson Department of Transportation improvement project on Congress Street from Silverbell Road to Grande Avenue, access to Sentinel Peak Road at Congress Street will be restricted. In order to access Sentinel Peak Park (“A” mountain), motorists will need to use Grande Avenue to Cedar Street and take a left onto Sentinel Peak Road.
Motorists driving in the area may experience traffic delays associated with these events. The traveling public should use caution when driving, bicycling or walking in these areas. Please watch for event participants and obey all neighborhood posted speed limits.