The following release was issued by the Oswego Police Department:
The Oswego Police Department would like to inform the public of parking locations, alternative transportation and travel routes for the Cross Town football game September 27th, 2013 being held at Pickerill Stadium on the grounds of Oswego High School.
Parking will be available in the North and South lots of Oswego High School and also at the Eastview elementary parking lot. Signage on Route 71 will inform the public when the North lot is full and limited to drop off only. Expanded handicapped parking will be available in the North lot of OHS.
The Oswego School District will provide bus transportation from remote parking lots at Plank Junior High School and Oswego East High School. The service will begin at 4:30 p.m. with drop off at the North gate of Pickerill stadium. Bus service back to the remote lots will be available at the conclusion of the game.
At the conclusion of the game, travel routes will be limited out of the parking lots in the following manner:
*Fans exiting the North lot of OHS and parking lot at Eastview will only be allowed to travel North on Route 71.
*Fans exiting the South lot of OHS will only be allowed to travel South on Route 71.
*Fans exiting Stonehill Road onto Wolf Road will only be allowed to travel East on Wolf Road.
Oswego Police Officers and Community Service Officers will be located at intersections most affected by the increase in traffic and will assist with traffic control in these areas.
In an effort to reduce traffic congestion, all people driving to the event are asked to carpool. Fans are asked to remain patient as the lots are expected to take longer than normal to clear.