NBA Finals, Game 3: 4 downtown Cleveland parking restrictions to know about before tonight's game

Posted at 2:35 PM, Jun 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-07 16:16:42-04

Large crowds are expected downtown tonight leading up to Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Whether driving, taking an Uber or taking the RTA, parking restrictions put in place by the city will affect the time it takes to commute downtown.

The restrictions begin Wednesday, June 7, at 4:00 p.m. on the following streets:

  •          Huron Road – from Ontario Street to Prospect Avenue and from West 6th Street to Ontario
  •          Prospect Avenue – from Ontario Street to East 14th Street and from Ontario to W.6th 
  •          East 9th Street – from Euclid Avenue to Carnegie Avenue          
  •          East 4th Street – from Prospect Avenue to Huron Road
  •          Erie Court – Between East 9th Street and East 14th Street

The public should expect delays due to an increase in security checkpoints and traffic near The Q.

For fans with tickets to the game, doors open at 7:00 p.m.

Not going to the game? You can watch it right here on News 5 at 9 p.m.

RELATED: Official Cavs fan guide: 2017 NBA Finals return home for Games 3 and 4

RIDE RTA: The RTA will operate red line trains every ten minutes to accommodate fans. The Blue and Green Lines will operate per regular schedule. The last Green Line train will leave Tower City at 9:00 p.m. Fans can purchase tickets for $5 at any station or through the mobile app.

Travel Tips:

  • Put your junk in your trunk
  • Be aware of an increasing number of pedestrians walking the streets
  • Be cautious of counterfeit tickets.