Darien Police issue traffic advisory for Darien’s first Friday night football game

The first game under the lights was the Darien Field Hockey team on Friday, Sept. 8. — Mark Maybell photo

The Darien Police Department will enforce traffic regulations and monitor security for Darien High School’s first night football game, to be held on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m.

All traffic will enter the DHS campus from Noroton Avenue.  High School Lane and Nutmeg Lane will be closed to incoming traffic. Spectators are strongly urged to carpool as parking at the high school is limited.

Due to the large number of vehicles expected, parking regulations and designated tow away zones will be strictly enforced. A handicap permit is required to park in the limited handicap parking spaces available. When parking capacity has been reached, Noroton Avenue extension will be closed to vehicular traffic.

Additional parking is available at United Methodist Church, the Darien Community Association (DCA), Middlesex Middle School and McGuane Field. No parking will be allowed on Noroton Avenue and in those areas that are specifically designated as “No Parking.”

Spectators are reminded that the consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages on school property is not allowed per Darien Town Ordinance. This will be strictly enforced. No tailgating will be allowed on school property due to safety concerns and the large amount of vehicles and traffic that is expected.

All bags, backpacks and coolers will be subject to inspection. Spectators will not be allowed to bring bottles into the game.

At the conclusion of the game, incoming traffic will not be allowed onto DHS campus grounds until the parking lots are clear.  

Darien High School campus grounds will close to the public after all parking lots are clear.

Cooperation of the public is appreciated and will ensure a safe and enjoyable evening for everyone.

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