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Heavy Traffic Expected During Uptown Arena Event
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 8, 2012

Contact: Linda Durrett, 704-336-3902
ldurrett@charlottenc.gov


The Bobcats preseason event, Cool School Field Trip, will take place at Time Warner Cable Arena on Thursday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance is expected to be 15,000-17,000 eighth grade students transported in over 300 school buses. Heavy uptown traffic is expected starting at 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  On-street parking will be very limited on the Arena side of College Street to McDowell Street. Commuters should plan accordingly.
 
School children will be crossing streets and walking to the Arena from remote on-street and lot parking. Motorists are cautioned to be alert at all times. 
 
For more information about traffic management for this event, contact Joseph Yanicak, CDOT Arena Events Coordinator, (704) 336-5531 or jyanicak@charlottenc.gov. 

For more information about CDOT, contact Linda Durrett, CDOT Communications and Public Relations Manager, 704-336-3902 or ldurrett@charlottenc.gov.