There will be several traffic changes on the roads adjoining the National Stadium to facilitate easy access to the match venue for tonight's World Cup Qualifier between Jamaica and Panama.
The following traffic changes will take effect approximately 5 p.m., 30 minutes before the gates are open for the 8:30 kick-off.
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 upper Arthur Wint Drive and into the car parks.
Mountain View Avenue/Deanery Road
The northern-bound section of the Mountain View Avenue dual carriage way will be closed to the general motoring public. Only JUTC buses and vehicles transporting patrons to the match will be allowed access. 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.
ACCESSING THE STADIUM
The general public will gain access to the stadium at Gates E4-8. All spectators, including children, must have a ticket to enter the match.
The police have also advised fans attending tonight's match that no firearms, knives, drugs, ice picks, machetes, glass bottles, aerosol sprays, large igloos, frozen water or drinks, umbrellas with pointed tips or any other items that can be used to cause serious harm or injury will be allowed inside the National Stadium.
Licensed firearm holders have been encouraged to make arrangements to leave their firearms for safe keeping with their local police.
Inside the National Stadium patrons are also expected to remain seated and not block stairways and exits. There should be no encroachment on the playing area before, during or after the match.