|TRAFFIC ALERT – TUESDAY, JAN. 22
CAPACITY CROWD EXPECTED FOR CAROLINA HURRICANES HOME OPENER
The Carolina Hurricanes will host the Tampa Bay Lighting in the season’s home opener at PNC Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. The anticipated capacity crowd is expected to create heavy traffic delays during the evening commute. Areas to be heavily impacted with event traffic are I-40, I-440, Wade Avenue, Blue Ridge Road, Trinity Road and Edward’s Mill Road. There will be evening ramp closures on Wade Avenue eastbound at Edwards Mill Road.
Those attending the event should carpool if possible and arrive early. Parking lots will open at 4 p.m., and PNC Arena doors open at 6 p.m.
If you are arriving at PNC Arena after 6 p.m., anticipate ramp closures and detours on Wade Avenue and Edward’s Mill Road, as parking lots will fill early. Local traffic is encouraged to consider alternate routes.
Visit ThePNCArena.com for parking tips and more information on this event and maps of detour routes.