10,000 fans expected at WakeMed Soccer Park; traffic delays likely

Posted August 20, 2014 10:41 a.m. EDT

Members of the U.S. Women's National Team prior to their game versus Japan at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 (Photo by Jack Morton).

— An estimated 10,000 soccer fans are expected at Wednesday night's sold-out game between the U.S. Women's National Team and Switzerland at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. 

The Town of Cary is asking drivers to avoid the area around the park, at 201 Soccer Park Drive, from 3 to 8 p.m.

No lanes will be closed, but the following streets in eastern Cary will likely experience heavy delays:

  • East Chatham Street
  • Maynard Road
  • Trinity Road
  • Cary Towne Boulevard

Game ticketholders are reminded that parking lots will open at 4 p.m. Cars that arrive by 6:30 p.m. and have four or more passengers will receive preferred parking. To avoid delays, have $10 cash ready for parking.

To receive notice of traffic implications, citizens can sign-up to receive traffic alerts by email by clicking on the green envelope on the Town of Cary's homepage. Also, follow the Town of Cary on Twitter @TOC_Traffic.