City of Concord California

News Release

May 23, 2017

Sections of Willow Pass Road closed or limited Saturday, May 27

On Saturday, May 27, sections of Willow Pass Road in Concord will be closed or limited from 5:30 a.m. to approximately 11 a.m. The closure is due to the Armed Forces Half Marathon, a 13-mile run that begins and ends at Todos Santos Plaza at Willow Pass Road and Grant streets.

The two blocks of Willow Pass Road from Galindo Street to Grant Street with be completely closed, as will the section of Willow Pass Road from Lynwood Drive to Highway 4. Between Lynwood Drive and Grant Street, traffic will be limited to one half of Willow Pass Road with one lane in each direction sharing the eastbound lane.

Concord Police and staff will be stationed along the route at intersections to manage cross traffic. Residents are advised to take alternate routes through the area if possible as there may be traffic delays.

Electronic signage announcing the closure has been placed on Willow Pass Road in advance of the race. Organizers expect 1,200 to 1,700 athletes to compete. Visit for more information.

City of Concord CA