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Communiversity Road Closures and Parking Restrictions

Fire volunteers Roz Warren and Ray Wadsworth direct traffic at Communiversity 2013.
Fire volunteers Roz Warren and Ray Wadsworth direct traffic at Communiversity 2013.

The following roads will be closed to traffic for Communiversity on Sunday, April 27:

– Nassau between Vandeventer and Chambers

– Witherspoon between Nassau and Paul Robeson/Wiggins

– Palmer Square will be closed with the exception of Palmer Square East, which will remain open between Hulfish Street and Palmer Square South.

– South Tulane from Nassau to the driveway behind #35 Spring Street

– Hulfish from Chambers Street to Witherspoon Street. Limited access will be permitted for the Nassau Inn.

– Spring St. between Witherspoon Street and the garage entrance/exit will be closed. The remainder of Spring Street will remain a one-way street. Motorists will need to utilize the Wiggins Street entry/exit to access the parking garage.

– The Griggs lot at the corner of Witherspoon and Hulfish will be closed and reserved for vendor use only.

Road closures will begin at 11 a.m. sharp on April 27, police say. Roads will be re-opened after Communiversity ends.

Detours – Traffic in both directions will be routed onto Vandeventer, Wiggins, Paul Robeson and Chambers. Local traffic will be allowed between Chambers Street and John Street.

Regular bus stops within the festival area will be closed during the event, and passengers will be directed to the bus stops at 181 Nassau and on University Place.

The metered parking spaces between Chambers Street and John Street on the south side of Nassau St. will be used for handicapped parking.

Existing parking restrictions will be strictly enforced and parking will not be allowed on-street anywhere in the central business district on Saturday, April 26 into Sunday, April 27, police say. Any vehicles parked on-street in the festival area after 10:30 a.m. on April 27 will be towed. “No parking” signs will be posted by 4 a.m. on April 27. “No parking” signs will also be posted in the Tulane West Yard and Griggs lot.

Two Tiger Transit buses will be available to shuttle event attendees to and from the Princeton Shopping Center on a continuous basis between the hours of 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on April 27. The stop at Princeton Shopping Center will be located on the south end of the complex near the Rite-Aid, and the stop at the event will be located just north of the Princeton Arts Council building on Witherspoon Street.

Attendees of the event should not leave bags, boxes backpacks, packages or any other containers unattended during the event.

Persons attending should have a pre-determined plan to reunite with separated family members, children and friends, police say.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

  • SFB

    Will those streets be ‘closed’ or will ‘restrictions be in effect for vehicular traffic’? Because if the streets are closed, it’s hard to see how Communiversity is going to happen… 🙂

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