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Traffic instructions for those going to Stadium of Fire

Published July 2, 2012 4:18 pm

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America's Freedom Festival at Provo, in partnership with the Provo Police Department, is releasing the following traffic information to those attending Stadium of Fire on Wednesday, July 4, and to others in the area around LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo that evening:

• The 800 North exit on Interstate 15 in Orem is closed. Those travelling to Stadium of Fire from the north should use the Orem Center Street and University Parkway exits. Those travelling from the south on Interstate 15 should use the Provo Center Street and University Avenue exits.

• For Stadium of Fire traffic in Provo, on 900 East between 700 North and Heritage Drive (1200 North), in the hours prior to the event there will be two lanes of northbound traffic and one lane of southbound traffic. During the event the traffic pattern will shift and become two lanes of southbound traffic and one lane of northbound traffic to accommodate vehicles leaving the event. Pedestrians walking through this area should use the sidewalk on the east side of the street.