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Travel tips for this weekend


May 15, 2008

Fans planning on attending the Arizona State baseball game or softball NCAA regional on Sunday, should be aware of the following travel tips. Several downtown Tempe streets will be closed or restricted for the Tempe International Triathlon. The following roads will be closed from 5:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 18:

o Mill Avenue in both directions between Curry Road/Washington Street and Rio Salado Parkway

o Rio Salado Parkway in both directions between Ash and Mill Avenues

o Westbound Rio Salado Parkway between Priest Drive and Ash Avenue

o Eastbound Washington Street between Priest Drive and Center Parkway

o The westbound Loop 202 off ramp at Priest Drive

o The eastbound Loop 202 on ramp at Priest Drive

The following roads will be restricted to one lane from 5:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 18:

o Eastbound Rio Salado Parkway between Priest Drive and Ash Avenue

o Northbound Priest Drive between Rio Salado Parkway and Washington Street

The following bus detours will occur from the start of service until 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 18:

o Valley Metro bus routes 1, 56, 66 and 76

o Orbit Earth

Parking and Transit Services has no further information on these restrictions. PTS does not close or restrict City of Tempe streets; PTS relays traffic notices to our customers so they can better plan their travels around the Tempe campus. For more information on these street closures, including bus detours, please visit http://www.tempe.gov/streetclosures/ or www.valleymetro.org/bus.