(Cleveland) - Friday's home opener for the Indians is a sellout, and there will be even more people coming downtown just to soak in the atmosphere, others will be downtown because it's a workday.
The City encourages travelers to use public transportation and carpooling to ease traffic congestion and recommend motorists allow extra travel time during the downtown commute.
Parking restrictions will be in effect on Friday, April 6 from noon – 12 a.m. Those parked illegally will be towed:
East 4th Street from Prospect Avenue to Huron Road, both sides
West Huron Road from Ontario Street to West Superior Avenue
East 9th Street from Carnegie Avenue to Superior Avenue, both sides
Prospect Avenue from East 14th Street to Ontario Street, both sides
Huron Road between Ontario Street and Prospect Avenue, both sides
Carnegie Avenue from East 14th Street to East 9th Street, both sides
The Warehouse District Parking Ban will be in effect from 8:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.
The City of Cleveland Traffic Bureau will have traffic controllers in place at key intersections to help improve traffic flow. The City of Cleveland encourages everyone to leave valuable items at home or secured in the trunk of their vehicle. Those planning to consume alcohol should designate a sober driver or utilize public transportation by visiting the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority website: http://www.riderta.com/news/cleveland-indians-home-opener.
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