Road Closures for Stagecoach and Coachella - Photo courtesy of the Riverside County's Sheriff's Department's Twitter

The city of Indio Wednesday released a list of road closures that will be put in place during the upcoming run of weekend music festivals at the Empire Polo Club.

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is set for April 15-17 and April 22-24. The Stagecoach Country Music Festival will be held on April 29-May 1.

On each Friday of the festivals through each Monday, the following roads will be closed:

— Avenue 49 between Hjorth and Monroe streets;

— Avenue 50 between Madison and Jackson streets;

— Hjorth Street between Avenues 49 and 50;

— Madison Street between Avenues 49 and 52.

In addition, Avenue 50 between Madison and Monroe streets will experience intermittent closures and delays before the festivals. Full closures will occur during the festival. The street will reopen to normal traffic patterns on May 6.

During the festivals, locals should expect significant delays on the following roadways, which will be the primary access routes for the events:

— Jefferson Street, southbound, from I-10 to Avenue 52;

— Washington Street, southbound, from I-10 to Avenue 52;

— Monroe Street, southbound, from I-10 to Avenue 52;

— Avenue 48 between Jefferson and Jackson streets;

— Highway 111 at Jefferson Street;

— Highway 111 at Monroe Street;

— I-10 exit eastbound at Jefferson;

— I-10 exit eastbound at Monroe;

— I-10 exit eastbound at Washington.

On each Monday following the festivals, streets surrounding the festival site and Interstate 10 will be busy with more than 40,000 campers leaving the area. Alternate routes for north and south travel include Washington Street, Jackson Street, Calhoun Street and Golf Center Parkway.

For east and west travel, Highway 111, Fred Waring Drive, Miles Avenue, Dr. Carreon Boulevard and Avenue 54 can be used.

The festival ride-share location will be at Avenue 49 and Monroe Street on the southwest corner, while the friends and family or taxi drop-off and pick-up location will be at Avenue 52 and Madison Street on the northeast corner.

No pedestrian or pedestrian festival access will be allowed on Monroe Street between Avenues 49 and 52 and on Madison Street between Avenues 50 and 52.

Pedestrian access will be available at Avenue 49 and Monroe Street, Avenue 52 and Madison Street and Avenue 52 and Monroe Street, though golf carts are not permitted on any of those streets.

About 40,000 guests will shuttled into and out of the concert venue from various locations throughout the Coachella Valley to help ease traffic conditions.

Noise from the festival site could begin on each Thursday of the festivals due to sound checks and on-site camping guests.

For concert logistics questions or problems, call 760-391-4112 or email

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