On Now
Coming Up
  • Fri., Aug. 28, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT LeRoy Butler appearance

    M&M Annual Tailgate Fundraiser

  • Sat., Aug. 29, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles (Gold Pkg) (Midwest Shrine Game) Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles (Gold Pkg) (Midwest Shrine Game)
  • Tue., Sep. 01, 2015 12:15 PM - 2:15 PM CDT *Public practice *Any practices moved inside to the Don Hutson Center due to inclement weather, poor field conditions or for any other reason will be closed to the public due to space limitations. All other practices listed are expected to be open unless listed otherwise. All outdoor practices are expected to be held on Ray Nitschke Field (across from the Resch Center). All times indicated are Central.
  • Wed., Sep. 02, 2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT Gilbert Brown Appearance

    Gilbert Brown

    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

    Sargento-Meijer's appearance

    Oak Creek, WI
  • Thu., Sep. 03, 2015 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM CDT Gerry Ellis and Tony Fisher appearance

    Gerry Ellis and Tony Fisher appearance

    Thursday, September 3, 2015 3:30 - 5pm

    Green Bay Packers Bishop’s Charities Game

    Meet and Greet Autograph Table

    Oneida Nation Gate, Lambeau Field

  • Thu., Sep. 03, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT Packers vs. New Orleans Saints (Bishop's Charities Game) Packers vs. New Orleans Saints (Bishop's Charities Game)

News

Print
RSS

Packers remind fans of enhanced safety measures, road closures

Posted Oct 3, 2013

Fans that utilize Leo Frigo Bridge need to find alternate route to stadium

As fans are preparing for Sunday’s Green Bay Packers-Detroit Lions game, the Packers are reminding game attendees of enhanced safety measures, implemented by the NFL at the start of the 2013 season.

In June, the NFL announced that no bags or purses are allowed inside Lambeau Field unless they are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and are no larger than 12” by 6” by 12”. Small clutches that do not exceed 4.5” by 6.5” are permitted.

Stadium cushions are also not allowed as a part of the new policy, however, stadium seats and stadium pads that contain no pockets or zippers and are 18” wide or smaller are allowed. It is recommended that fans allow extra time for entry into Lambeau Field. Gates open two hours prior to kickoff.

For more information on the NFL’s new policy, please visit www.nfl.com/allclear. For a guide detailing Lambeau Field’s permissible items, please visit http://pckrs.com/bags.

The Packers are also reminding fans that the Leo Frigo Bridge, part of Interstate Highway 43, is closed indefinitely. Fans that utilize the bridge for travel to and from Lambeau Field should plan an alternate route.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is recommending that Packers fans travelling to the game allow extra time to reach their destination. As U.S. Highway 41 and Wisconsin Highway 172 receive the most traffic, alternate routes on city streets to be considered include Fox River crossings at Main Street, Walnut Street and Mason Street. Other alternate avenues to the stadium include Ashland Avenue, Oneida Street and Mason Street via the I-43 exit on the east side of the city. The Wisconsin DOT will have eight message boards alerting fans of detour routes off of Hwy. 172.

A Wisconsin DOT advisory with a full description of Packers gameday travel recommendations can be found online at http://pckrs.com/leofrigo.

 
blog comments powered by Disqus

You May Also Be Interested in...

Recent Videos

  • Packers vs Eagles: Final Thoughts

    (4:24) Posted 2 hours ago

    Packers.com's Vic Ketchman and Mike Spofford preview game three of the preseason as the Green Bay Packers take on the Philadelphia Eagles at Lambeau Field. Vic and Mike talk about what's at stake, players to watch, and ways the Packers can win.

  • Young QBs preparing for extended duty

    (2:31) Posted 4 hours ago

    With many starters limited this week Saturday's preseason game against the Eagles will provide quite an opportunity for quarterbacks Brett Hundley and Matt Blanchard.

  • Joe Whitt Gets Results

    (2:49) Posted 7 hours ago

    Packers Analyst Larry McCarren taps into the mindset of cornerbacks coach as he takes a young group with vast potential into the 2015 season.