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Cleveland announces road closures, parking restrictions ahead of NFL Draft

NFL Draft road closures
Posted at 9:13 PM, Mar 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 14:32:26-04

CLEVELAND — The City of Cleveland announced road closures and parking restrictions that fans can expect ahead of the NFL Draft.

Officials released a map showing road closures and parking restrictions that will take place between April 29 and May 2.

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The restrictions will be in place for the following areas:
· East/West Border: East 12th Street to Old River Road.
· North/South Border: Chester Avenue to Lakeside Avenue.

NFL Draft road closures

“Cleveland welcomes the 2021 NFL Draft to our city,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “Residents and visitors from around the world will experience Cleveland’s hospitality and see why our city continues to be a destination of choice for large-scale events. We look forward to working with the Cleveland Browns, the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, the NFL and our other partners to execute a safe, successful event in accordance with health and safety guidelines.”

The city released the following tips to help fans improve their experience:

  • Arrive early.
  • Practice social distancing.
  • Ride RTA.
  • Put junk in your trunk.
  • Be cautious of counterfeit tickets.
  • See something, say something.
  • No drones allowed.
  • Drive safely.

The draft will take place across several iconic locations in Cleveland, including FirstEnergy Stadium, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Great Lakes Science Center.

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