Street closures for Friday night football game
October 4, 2023 2:02 PM

Dear Faculty and Staff,

Our Fighting Illini football team will host Nebraska at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6. Street closures in advance of the game may disrupt your regular commute. We want to make sure you are aware of the closures so you can plan accordingly.

Game-Day Street Closures

The following closure starts at 11 a.m. Friday:

  • Kirby Avenue between First Street and Fourth Street

The following closures start at 3 p.m. Friday:

  • First Street between Stadium Drive and Kirby Avenue
  • Fourth Street between Peabody Drive and Kirby Avenue
  • Peabody Avenue between First and Fourth streets
  • Pennsylvania Avenue between Fourth and Sixth streets (access to parking structure will be maintained)

Please anticipate more traffic than usual if you are driving on campus Friday afternoon.

Parking Information

All university employees with parking permits on a closed route will still be allowed to park in their normal lots and will be let out at the end of their workdays.

Additional information about game-day parking for visitors to the football game is available on the Fighting Illini Athletics website.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding. If you don’t already have plans to attend the game, I encourage you to join us.


Mike DeLorenzo
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Operations

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