The City of Tracy Police Department welcomes all long-haul and semi-truck drivers to Tracy. To ensure your safety and to assist you in driving in our city, we are providing this information to familiarize you with our local ordinances as you navigate through our city streets.
Tracy is the most rapidly growing city in San Joaquin County, and traffic in our community has increased proportionately. Your safety, and that of our citizens, is important to us.
Drive safely and please contact the Police Department if we can be of assistance to you.
Local Ordinances You Should Know
Please pay attention to the following ordinances when traveling in the city of Tracy.
Article 7 – Restricted Streets
Those certain streets and parts of streets designated in Section 3.08.310 of this article, and such other streets as may be so designated by an ordinance of the City, are hereby declared to be “Truck Traffic Routes”, the use of which is permitted by any vehicle, except those equipped with lugged or cleated tracks or cleated wheels. The City shall cause such streets to be designated by appropriate signs as “Truck Traffic Routes.”
3.08.300 Truck Route Restrictions
When any such truck traffic routes are established and designated by appropriate signs, the operator of any vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of five (5) tons or more, licensed commercially as a truck in the state of origin, and used for carrying goods for pickup and delivery shall drive only on such streets, except when necessary for egress and ingress by direct route to and from restricted streets for the purpose of loading or unloading. The provisions of this section shall not apply to passenger buses under the jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission.
3.08.310 Designated Truck Routes
In accordance with the provisions of section 3.08.290 of this article, the following streets are hereby declared to be truck traffic routes for the movement of all vehicles on a temporary or permanent basis as follows:
Through Truck Traffic Routes
1. Arbor Road (MacArthur Drive to Holly Drive)
2. Byron Road (west City limits to Lammers Road)
3. Corral Hollow Road (Larch Road to Grant Line Road)
4. Corral Hollow Road (Linne Road to I-580)
5. Chrisman Road (North of Valpico Road portion of Chrisman Road within City limits)
6. Eleventh Street (Lammers Road to the west City limits)
7. Eleventh Street (MacArthur Drive to east City limits)
8. Grant Line Road (West City limits to Corral Hollow Road)
9. Grant Line Road (MacArthur Drive to East City limits)
10. Holly Drive (Arbor Road to Larch Road)
11. Lammers Road (Byron Road to Eleventh Street)
12. Larch Road (Holly Drive to Corral Hollow Road)
13. Linne Road (East City limits to West City limits)
14. MacArthur Drive (Arbor Road to Eleventh Street)
15. Tracy Boulevard (Larch Road to I-205)
16. Tracy Boulevard (Linne Road to South City limits)
Local Truck Traffic Routes
Eleventh Street (Lammers Road to Tracy Boulevard)
Eleventh Street (north leg MacArthur Drive to south leg MacArthur Drive)
Lammers Road (Eleventh Street to 0.5 miles south of Eleventh Street) City portion
MacArthur Drive (Eleventh Street to Sixth Street)
MacArthur Drive (Valpico Road to Mount Diablo Avenue)
Sixth Street (MacArthur Drive to Central Avenue)
Tracy Boulevard (Linne Road to Valpico Road)
Valpico Road (Tracy Boulevard to MacArthur Drive)
3.08.520 – Parking or standing of vehicles on certain streets prohibited
The Council, by resolution, may prohibit or restrict the parking or standing of vehicles on certain streets, or portions thereof, between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. and, by resolution, may prohibit or restrict the parking or standing on any street, or portion thereof, in a residential district of commercial vehicles having a manufacturer’s gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds or more. It shall be unlawful to violate the prohibitions and/or restrictions set forth in said Council resolution.
The City Manager may grant permits for the purpose of exempting from the prohibition or restriction of overnight and commercial vehicle parking handicapped persons and residents of high-density, multiple-family dwelling areas or similar areas lacking adequate off-street parking facilities.
The provisions of this section shall not be effective with respect to any commercial vehicle making pickups or deliveries of goods, wares, and merchandise from or to any building or structure located on the restricted streets or for the purpose of delivering materials to be used in the actual and bona fide repair, alteration, remodeling, or construction of any building or structure upon the restricted streets for which a building permit has previously been obtained.
Most Frequently Cited Violations
Please take note of the most frequent sections violated by commercial drivers in the city of Tracy.
Tracy PD Truck Route Map
For your convenience, we have a map showing the truck routes in Tracy.