The police are advising supporters who will be attending the World Cup football qualifier between Jamaica and Antigua and Barbuda at 6:15 p.m. today that no firearms, knives, drugs, ice picks, machetes, glass bottles or any other items that can be used to cause serious harm or injury will be allowed inside the venue.
Licensed firearm holders are being advised to make arrangements to leave their firearms for safekeeping with their local police.
The following traffic changes will take effect approximately 5 p.m.:
Arthur Wint Drive
• Arthur Wint Drive, from its junction with North Avenue, will be used as a 'one way' with the two lanes allowing traffic to proceed towards the National Stadium.
• Motorists will be required to turn left on to Roosevelt Avenue, right on to Stanton Terrace, right on to Mountain View Avenue, right on to upper Arthur Wint Drive and into the car parks.
• NB: During the match, this section of the road will reopen to vehicular traffic.
Roosevelt Avenue/Stanton Terrace
Only vehicles displaying VIP stickers will be allowed access from Stanton Terrace on to Roosevelt Avenue in order to use the VIP entrance at gate E1 along Arthur Wint Drive.
Old Hope Road/Latham Avenue
Latham Avenue, at the intersection with Old Hope Road, will be closed to vehicular traffic.
Mountain View/Stanton Terrace
Police personnel will be in place at this junction to assist motorists coming from Stanton Terrace and turning right on to Mountain View Avenue in an efficient manner.
Arthur Wint/Statue Road vicinity main gate
Police personnel will be in place within this vicinity to keep the pedestrian area free from vehicular traffic as well as to coordinate activities along Arthur Wint Drive in the vicinity of the car-park entrances.
The general public will gain access to the stadium at Gates E4-8.
Motorists are being advised to adhere to the directives of the police.