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03 Feb 2019 | 01:17 AM UTC

US: Super Bowl in Atlanta (Georgia) February 3

United States of America News Alert

National Football League’s annual Super Bowl to take place in Atlanta (Georgia) on February 3; transportation delays expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/2/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/5/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Atlanta

Event

The National Football League's annual Super Bowl is set to take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta (Georgia) at 18:30 (local time) on Sunday, February 3. Events preceding the game are expected to draw up to 1 million people to the Atlanta area. Over 40 local, state, and federal agencies will deploy personnel throughout the region to maintain order and respond to any potential threats.

Significant transportation disruptions are expected in Atlanta on February 3. Information on specific road and lane closures as traffic develops can be found at the Atlanta Super Bowl’s official website. The city’s Metro light rail, bus, and streetcar system will also operate on expanded hours until Tuesday, February 5.

Advice

Individuals in the Atlanta area are advised to anticipate significant transportation delays as well as large crowds in public venues. In addition, travelers are advised to budget extra time to pass through airport checkpoints due to potential security-related delays. Furthermore, individuals are advised to report any suspicious objects or activity to the relevant authorities.

 

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