Plans and traffic advisories for Warner Robins Independence Celebration Sunday

lfabian@macon.comJuly 3, 2013 

Warner Robins police have announced the following plans to ensure smooth crowd flow at the Warner Robins Independence Celebration Sunday at McConnell-Talbert Stadium. Gates open at 6 p.m. with a concert featuring Stillwater and Bobbie Eakes at 8 p.m. Fireworks will close the night.

Third Avenue from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to S. Davis Drive will be closed all day.

Demon Valley Drive will be closed to traffic and parking beginning at 5 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from University Boulevard to the rear entrance of McConnell-Talbert Stadium will close at 7 p.m.

Designated parking areas are: McConnell-Talbert Stadium, Warner Robins High School, Linwood Drive, Robins Federal Credit Union, Warner Robins Municipal Complex, C.B. Watson School, Rumble Academy, Sacred Heart Church and Middle Georgia State College.

Handicapped parking will be available for properly permitted vehicles at the stadium’s main gate.

Warner Robins police advise there will be no parking allowed on streets, shoulders, rights of way, sidewalks or the grass lots near Robins Federal Credit Union, Sacred Heart Church, Middle Georgia State College or any Houston County Board of Education property. Improperly parked vehicles will be towed. People may enter the stadium at the main gate and at the Demon Valley/Davis Drive gate.

The following items are prohibited: alcoholic beverages, pets, glass containers, skateboards, backpacks, bicycles and weapons.

Beginning at 5 p.m., the Warner Robins Police Department will be tweeting updates pertaining to traffic and other relevant information about the celebration. On Twitter, Follow @WarnerRobinsPD using #WRCelebration as a hashtag.

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