Saturday will be a parking nightmare in downtown Orlando

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If you were thinking about driving anywhere near downtown Orlando this Saturday, you will be in a world of pain.

The city of Orlando has sent out a transportation advisory for Saturday, April 15, in light of several big events happening in the city.

Thousands of people are expected to pack the streets downtown for several events, including the Orlando Police Department Community BBQ, the Orlando Philharmonic's The Final Frontier at the Bob Carr Theater, the Orlando City soccer game and Ariana Granda performing at Amway Center.

Plus, there will also be several road closures that begin and end on Saturday.

These include:
  • Central Boulevard from Westmoreland Drive to Division Avenue  (Closed for construction)
  • Church Street between Division Avenue and Hughey Avenue (Closure begins at 3 p.m. on April 14 and ends 12 a.m. on April 16)
  • Church Street from Westmoreland Drive to South Terry Avenue  (Road closure begins at 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.)
  • Glenn Lane from Church Street to Central Boulevard (Road closure begins at 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.)
  • Church Street between Garland Avenue and Hughey Avenue (Closure begins at noon and ends at midnight)
  • Church Street from South Terry Avenue to Division Avenue (Closure begins at 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m.)
  • West bound Central Boulevard from Hughey Avenue to Division Avenue (Closure begins at 3 p.m. until 6 p.m.)
  • Pine Street from South Terry Avenue to Division Avenue (Road closure begins at 5:30 p.m. until 1 hour post event)
  • Pine Street between Garland Avenue and Hughey Avenue (Closure begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at midnight)
  • Division Avenues between Anderson Street and Church Street (Closure begins at 7:30 p.m. until 1 hour post event)
Suggested parking and alternate routes for drivers can be found here.


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