Details Of Road Closures For Trump Everett Visit

August 29, 2016

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Here is the latest on the road closures in downtown Everett near Xfinity arena for the Trump Everett visit. With Broadway closed at Pacific you may want to use Rucker or I-5 to get into north Everett.

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Roads in this area will be closed starting early Tuesday afternoon.

Expect street closures and traffic delays in downtown Everett Tuesday, Aug. 30, during an Xfinity Arena event with presidential candidate Donald Trump. City crews will close Hewitt, Lombard, Broadway, Oakes and Wall in the immediate vicinity of the arena beginning midday Tuesday. Additional closures may be needed throughout the day, so drivers and pedestrians should be patient and expect delays if they need to travel through the downtown area.

Know before you go

Everett Police and other area law enforcement agencies will be assisting with traffic control and security before and during the event.

  • Per federal code, firearms & weapons are not allowed in the arena or on the sidewalk outside the arena during the event.
  • To allow safe movement of attendees and pedestrians, federal code prohibits demonstrations on the sidewalk outside the arena during the event. Designated demonstration areas will be available and clearly marked (18 U.S. Code § 1752).

Entry:

Entry to the event will be through the main entrance located on the northwest corner of Xfinity Arena at the intersection of Hewitt Ave & Oakes Ave. To expedite the security screening process, attendees are encouraged not to bring bags or backpacks.

Timeline

Time Description
midday Roadway close
4:00 pm Main doors open
7:00 pm Event begins

Parking:

Street parking and paid lots are available in downtown Everett. Participants should arrive early.

Parking can be found on the Downtown Everett Association website. Larger lots include:
Everett Station (3201 Smith Ave)
Everpark Garage (2815 Hoyt Ave)
Snohomish County Parking Garage (3000 Rockefeller Ave)

Alternative transportation should be considered with the anticipated number of people and vehicles. Everett Transit or other public transportation should be considered.

Road Closures:

City crews will begin closing streets near the arena by midday Tuesday, Aug. 30. There will be NO street parking within this area throughout the entirety of the day.

Expect street closures and traffic delays in downtown Everett Tuesday, Aug. 30, during an Xfinity Arena event with presidential candidate Donald Trump. City crews will close streets in the immediate vicinity of the arena beginning midday Tuesday.

“At a minimum, the public should plan for closures of Hewitt, Oakes, Lombard, Broadway and Wall near the arena Tuesday afternoon and evening,” said Aaron Snell, Everett Police public information officer. “We may need to close additional streets as the events get underway, so we ask drivers and pedestrians to be patient and to expect delays if they need to travel through the area.”

Everett Police and Everett Fire are working closely with Xfinity Arena staff and event organizers, who expect more than 9,000 people to attend the event. Law enforcement personnel from other area agencies will also be in Everett to assist with traffic control and security.

“Our priority is the safety of everyone who will be participating in tomorrow’s events,” said Snell. “There will be additional security checks at the arena, so we encourage people to travel light, leave bags and backpacks at home and be prepared for long lines.”

Entry to the event will be through the main entrance at the northwest corner of the arena at the intersection of Hewitt and Oakes avenues. Firearms and weapons will not be allowed in Xfinity Arena or on the sidewalk surrounding the arena during the event, per federal code. To allow safe movement of attendees and pedestrians, federal code prohibits demonstrations on the sidewalk outside the arena during the event. Designated demonstration areas will be available and clearly marked.

For more information and a map of the closures, visit www.everettwa.gov/trumpvisit.


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5 Responses to “Details Of Road Closures For Trump Everett Visit”

  1. Anon Says:

    President Donald J. Trump

  2. Bourne Says:

    Will Hizzhonor be attending?

  3. Eleanore Says:

    What a nightmare!!