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Aug 8, 2016

Trump Rally Traffic Advisory

EVENT: Donald J. Trump Presidential Rally

DATE & TIME: Tuesday, August 9, 2016; Doors will open at 3:00 PM. Event begins at 5:15 PM.

PLACE: Crown Arena | 1960 Coliseum Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306

EVENT DETAILS: Please limit personal items in order to expedite the screening process. All attendees must register in advance through Donald Trump’s website and present their ticket at the door in order to gain admission to the Crown Arena for the event. Upon entering the complex, please follow the direction of Fayetteville City Police for parking. Attendees will only be admitted through the main Arena entrance regardless of where they are parked.

Registration/ticket(s) to the event does NOT guarantee entry. Entrance into the event is first come, first serve.

Please be advised that the Hugs and Kisses Consignment Sale will also be happening in the Crown Expo on Tuesday night. Patrons attending Hugs and Kisses Consignment Sale are asked to enter the Complex from East Mountain Drive in order to expedite access to the event. 

Please refer all patrons to the Crown Complex website, www.CrownComplexNC.com, for a list of all non-permitted items. Non-permitted items include but are not limited to:

  • Firearm of any type
  • Leatherman brand tools (or similar)
  • Weapon of any type 
  • Screwdrivers (or similar)
  • Hazardous materials
  • Glass bottles
  • Chemical materials
  • Tripods
  • Radiological materials
  • Coolers
  • Biological materials
  • Air-horns/noise makers of any kind
  • Knives (of any kind)
  • Laser pointers
  • Toy guns / toy weapons 
  • Aerosol containers
  • Fireworks
  • Soda cans
  • Pepper spray / mace 
  • Sticks/poles
  • Scissors  
  • Baseballs, softballs, etc.
  • Razor blades
  • Produce
  • Needles 
  • Any outside food or drink
  • Signage of any kind 
  • Professional cameras/recording devices

In order to accommodate a smooth and efficient arrival, entrants should allow themselves ample amount of travel time. We anticipate heavy traffic congestion during the afternoon and evening on campus and in the surrounding area. Please pay close attention to road signage, police officers and parking attendants.

Media wishing to gain access to the rally must register for credentials through Donald Trump’s website at www.DonaldJTrump.com. A member of Trump’s media relations team will be in contact on the day of the event with more details pending approval.

TRAFFIC PLAN: Due to the large volume of patrons expected for the event, the following traffic and security plan will be implemented.

For patrons traveling northbound on Interstate 95 (Lumberton Area): Vehicles traveling northbound on Interstate 95 should take Exit 40 (I-95BUS N/US-301 N). Travel north on US-301 until directed by Fayetteville Police Department to turn RIGHT on to East Mountain Drive and will enter the complex via the East Mountain Drive side of the Crown Complex.

For patrons traveling southbound on Interstate 95 (Dunn/Benson Area): Vehicles traveling southbound on Interstate 95 should take Exit 46B (NC-87N). Travel north on HWY 87 until Exit 100 – Owen Drive. Fayetteville Police Department will direct traffic to turn LEFT on to East Mountain Drive and use the entrance on the East Mountain Drive side of the Crown Complex. 

For patrons traveling southbound on US-301 (Eastover Area): Vehicles traveling southbound on US-301 should use HWY 87 south to Exit 100 - Owen Drive. Fayetteville Police Department will direct traffic to turn LEFT on to East Mountain Drive and use the entrance on the East Mountain Drive side of the Crown Complex. 

For patrons traveling northbound on US-301 (Grays Creek Area): Vehicles traveling northbound on US-301 will be directed by Fayetteville Police Department to turn RIGHT on to East Mountain Drive and will enter the complex via the East Mountain Drive side of the Crown Complex.

For patrons traveling on MLK Freeway (North Fayetteville/Ramsey Street Area): Use Exit 100 - Owen Drive.  Fayetteville Police Department will direct traffic to turn LEFT on to East Mountain Drive and use the entrance on the East Mountain Drive side of the Crown Complex.

For patrons traveling east on Owen Drive (Cross Creek Mall Area): Vehicles are to use both thru lanes to cross US-301.  Fayetteville Police Department will be directing traffic toward the facility. Vehicles will enter via the Owen Drive side of the Crown Complex.

For patrons traveling on All-American Expressway (Fort Bragg Area): Vehicles travelling on All American Expressway are to continue east onto Owen Drive.  Vehicles are to use both thru lanes to cross US-301.  Fayetteville Police Department will be directing traffic toward the facility. Vehicles will enter via the Owen Drive side of the Crown Complex.

Immediately following the event:

Patrons are asked to follow the direction of Crown Complex parking attendants and the Fayetteville Police Department to ensure a safe and speedy departure.

Traffic exiting on to Owen Drive will be directed toward either Business 95/Highway 301 or NC Highway 87. Signage will be used to direct traffic back into Fayetteville.

There are NO U-Turns allowed on this road.

Traffic directed on to East Mountain Drive will be allowed to continue to West Mountain Drive or turn Southbound onto Business 95/Highway 301.

No traffic will be allowed to turn Northbound onto Business 95/Highway 301 from East Mountain Drive.

 

 

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