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CHP warns of traffic delays from weekend music festival in Elverta

Father and daughter Miranda and Josh Guess of Sacramento rock out to the music of Anti-Mortem from Oklahoma during the Aftershock festival in 2014 at Discovery Park.
Father and daughter Miranda and Josh Guess of Sacramento rock out to the music of Anti-Mortem from Oklahoma during the Aftershock festival in 2014 at Discovery Park. Sacramento Bee file

The California Highway Patrol advises motorists traveling in the area of Sacramento County's Gibson Ranch Park this weekend to expect traffic delays due to the Aftershock 2015 Music Festival.

The large-scale concert featuring numerous bands is expected to draw approximately 25,000 people, according to a CHP news release.

Traffic in the area of the park, at 8556 Gibson Ranch Road in Elverta, will be affected between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The primary roadways likely to experience traffic congestion are Elverta Road, the north Sacramento County portion of Watt Avenue, Elkhorn Boulevard, 16th and 28th streets in Elverta, Baseline Road and Dyer Road.

Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes during the days of the festival.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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