TPD Announces Traffic Pattern [MAP ATTACHED]

By: Tallahassee Police Department Release Email
By: Tallahassee Police Department Release Email

Tallahassee, Florida- September 7, 2012

Tallahassee has kicked off the 2012 Florida State University football season. With it comes a traffic pattern to assist with moving fans to and from the games and related events. The City of Tallahassee is excited about the new football season and reminds motorists to expect delays as we celebrate our college football season. Listed below are the major roadways affected by the events surrounding the FSU home games:

Gaines Street

As the revitalization efforts continue along Gaines Street, which limits traffic capacity in that area, a POST-GAME traffic pattern will be used by fans parked in Booster Lot 14 (the FSU intramural fields) or to the west of Woodward Avenue.

POST-GAME traffic beginning at Gaines Street and Woodward Avenue will be directed west to Lake Bradford Road. Traffic will then proceed south on Lake Bradford Road, where motorists will be able to choose to turn east or west onto Orange Avenue or continue south on Lake Bradford Road to Capital Circle.

PRE-GAME AND POST-GAME traffic on Gaines Street will remain one-way westbound between Railroad and Woodward Avenues. Pensacola Street

PRE-GAME traffic from Monroe Street to Doak Campbell Stadium will be one-way
westbound.

POST-GAME traffic will be one-way eastbound to Monroe Street.

FSU Game Day Shuttle:
Fans are encouraged to park at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center and ride the shuttle to the game. Star Metro will provide bus services to and from the game for a nominal fee.

Downtown Getdowns

Each Friday prior to FSU home games, the United Way of the Big Bend hosts the “Downtown Getdown” along Adams Street between Park Avenue and Jefferson Street from 6PM to 10PM. This fun-filled family event features food, live entertainment and activities for the young and the young at heart. Many metered parking spots in the area will be marked “No Parking.” For safety purposes, please honor the “no parking” areas.

College Avenue
Closed 4PM-11PM from South Monroe Street to Bronough Street.

Adams Street
Closed 4PM-11PM from West Park Avenue to West Jefferson Street.

Seminole Experience

Also on Fridays, the Seminole IMG hosts the “Seminole Experience” at Kleman Plaza from 6PM-10PM. In order to ensure safety, Duval Street will be closed from West Pensacola to West College Avenue 6PM-11PM. Motorists parking at Kleman Plaza should enter and exit
on South Bronough Street.


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