Traffic Plan for the Garth Brooks Concerts at Joe Louis Arena

FYI – we would like to share the traffic plan for the series of Garth Brooks concerts this weekend and  next. See the information below. Here’s a link to view parking garages in the area: https://goo.gl/maps/wMytc. Get psyched for Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, stop in to Cobo Joe’s for the pre-party! Traffic Plan: Street Closure Locations For the safety of guests entering and exiting the venue, Atwater Street will be closed to non-emergency vehicles from 4:00 p.m. to approximately 4:00 a.m. If the Joe Louis Arena Parking garage and North Lot are full, guests will be provided with a parking map with directions to other parking options, including the Foxtown lots. On Saturday, February 28, 2015, Garth Brooks’ tour trucks will stage on Atwater from 12:00 p.m. to the end of the show, load-out will begin 20 minutes following the final show. Street Closures at Joe Louis Arena Yzerman Drive/Jefferson – Soft Closure (Type A Barricade) staffed by OEI Crowd Manager (4:00 pm – 4:00 am), access for Emergency Vehicles Only. Atwater/Civic Center Drive – Soft Closure (Type A Barricade) staffed by OEI Crowd Manager (12:00 pm – 4:00 am), access for Emergency Vehicles Only. Drop Off and Pick Up Locations Shuttle Buses from local Restaurants, Hotels and Bars, as well as Limo’s, Taxis and other vehicles will be allowed to drop off and pick up at designated locations near Joe Louis Arena. Area #1 – Cobo Center Main Entrance on Washington Blvd Guest will be directed through Cobo Center to the service level where they can walk to the Joe Louis Arena East Entrance. For those coming...