Chapel Hill Officials Issue Reminder About Street Closures On Halloween
Posted October 28, 2003 10:18 a.m. EST
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — As usual, the town of Chapel Hill expects a large crowd downtown on Halloween night. Officials said they expect a crowd of approximately 75,000 people.
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The town is issuing the following reminders about its Halloween plan:
Downtown streets will be closed to vehicular traffic at 9 p.m. The streets that will be closed are:
Residential streets near downtown will be closed except to residents of those streets and their guests.
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.
Shuttle Bus Service:
The town will offer shuttle service between four Park-and-Ride Lots and downtown Chapel Hill. Everyone is encouraged to use the shuttle service. Shuttle buses will run from 9 p.m. until the service is no longer needed. The cost is $5 round-trip and $3 one-way. The routes will be:
Alcohol is not permitted in the areas where traffic is blocked. Open containers of alcohol and coolers 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.
Town ordinances and state statutes prohibit the following items in the closed area:
Items that can be used as weapons or look like weapons, even as part of a costume, will be confiscated.
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