Traffic info for SB1070 rallies being held in Phoenix on Saturday

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By Alicia Barron By Alicia Barron

PHOENIX - On Saturday thousands of people will be speaking out against SB 1070 and at a separate location thousands of people plan to rally in support of the immigration bill.

Protesters of SB 1070 will gather at Indian Steele Park around 8 a.m. and make their way to the State Capitol.

With people marching to the rally there will be road closures in an around the central/downtown Phoenix area.

Streets to be closed are:
• 3rd Street from Indian School Road to Virginia Avenue
• Virginia from 3rd Street to Central Avenue
• Woodward Drive from Central to Virginia avenues
• Central Avenue from Virginia Avenue to Palm Lane
• Palm Lane from Central Avenue to 3rd Street
• Alvarado Road at Palm Lane
• 3rd Street from Palm Lane to Portland Street
• I-10 westbound exit ramp closed at 3rd Street
• Moreland Street from 1st to 3rd streets
• 1st Street from Portland to Washington streets
• Washington Street from 2nd Street to 15th Avenue

The following roads will be closed until approximately 4 p.m.:
• 17th Avenue from Jefferson to Adams streets
• Adams Street from 15th to 19th avenues

There will also be rolling stops of the light rail as march passes over tracks in the downtown area.

The Pro-SB1070 rally will be at Tempe Diablo Stadium on Saturday night at 7 p.m.

Also the Suns and Lakers play Game 6 at U.S. Airways center which is at 5:30 p.m.