Chapel Hill Officials Announce Plans For Halloween Festivities
Posted October 10, 2002
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Halloween traffic will not be so scary in Chapel Hill this year for the annual
Partiers can take shuttle buses from four Park-and-Ride lots directly to the action along Franklin Street. The buses that will run from 8 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. The cost is $2 one-way and $3 round-trip. Buses will catch passengers on the following routes:
Like past years, Franklin Street will be closed to traffic. Vehicles parked on East Franklin Street will be towed prior to 8 p.m. Parking will not be allowed on streets in or near downtown Chapel Hill. Vehicles that are illegally parked will be ticketed and towed, with a minimum recovery cost of $103. Other downtown streets that will be closed to vehicle traffic starting at 8 p.m. include:
Residential streets near downtown will be closed except to residents of those streets and their guests.
Open containers of alcohol are not permitted on any public street, sidewalk or right-of-way. Alcohol Law Enforcement Officers will be enforcing state laws and local ordinances concerning alcohol possession and consumption.
Alcoholic beverages, glass bottles, fireworks and explosives, dogs, weapons, paint, and flammable substances will not be allowed in the closed section of Franklin Street.