LOUISVILE, KY (WAVE) – The University
of Louisville Men's Basketball team has a
chance at winning a national title and Louisville Metro police are doing what
they can to prepare for rowdy fans.
After the Kentucky Wildcats won the National Championship in 2012 thousands of fans packed the streets of
Lexington, setting fires to couches and
even one car. More than a dozen people were
When the Cards won their game sending
them to the Final Four in 2012 fans also poured into the streets of Louisville.
Metro police are working on a plan to
make sure if the Cards win everyone can celebrate safely.
Major Kelly Jones said the plan is
flexible and allows police resources to be moved to different parts of the city
The plan will impact the Baxter Avenue and Bardstown Road corridor, the 4th Street Live! and Downtown business district, Broadway and the UofL Campus.
All of the affected areas will remain open to vehicular traffic unless a public safety risk is
identified. Both the Shawnee and Chickasaw parks will also remain open unless police feel the parks become unsafe.
stopping or parking zones will be set in place around the UofL Campus beginning on Saturday, April 6, at 7 p.m. to Sunday, April 7 at 5 a.m. then again on Monday, April 8
from 8 p.m. to Tuesday April 9 until 4 a.m. Those zones will be placed in the following areas;
3rd Street from
Bloom to Eastern Pkwy and Cardinal to Brandeis
between Bloom and Unity Place
4th Street from
Bloom to Industry Road
between Bloom and the Railroad Overpass Bridge
between Bloom and Stansbury Park
Cardinal between 3rd and 4th
Brandeis between 3rd and 4th
Along Broadway from 21st
West to 31st Street Saturday, April 6, from 7 p.m. to Sunday,
April 7, at 5 a.m. and on Monday,
April 8, at 8 p.m. to Tuesday,
April 9until 4 a.m.
Road closures will be set between Cardinal
Boulevard between 3rd and 4th Streets onSaturday, April 6, at
6 p.m. to Sunday morning, and on Monday, April 8, from 6 p.m.
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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