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Published on October 4th, 2018 | by TLV News


Ole Miss Homecoming Parade is Friday, October 5th at 5:20 pm; Oxford Police Release Weekend Parking and Traffic Plans

The Ole Miss Homecoming Parade will be Friday, October 5th , and will start at approximately 5:20 pm The route will go from the Circle on campus, to University and South Lamar, make a left towards the Square, stop briefly for a pep rally, and then finish up on North Lamar. This will take about an hour. Traffic will be disrupted so make plans to find an alternate route if you aren’t coming for the parade.

Saturday, October 6th, the Double Decker busses will run starting at 1:00 pm at no cost from the Square to campus and back before the game, during the game and for two hours after the game ends. Fans may park at FNC Park on Old Sardis Road, the South Oxford Center (old Baptist Hospital) and the Jackson Avenue Center for free shuttle parking and will be transported to campus. The JAC shuttle will start at 6:00 am and other shuttles will start at 10:00 am ADA shuttles will be available starting at 10:00 am. This service will end one hour after game time. 

There is no parking on Chucky Mullins due to construction. Be aware of posted no parking zones, and if you are unsure, call the department to verify. Vehicles will be towed from designated no parking areas at the owner’s expense.

City taxi pick up and drop off will be at the intersection of Old Taylor Road and University Avenue. No other locations on the city streets are for pick up and drop off. If traffic is disrupted a ticket will be issued. Uber and Lyft should use the JAC lot and passengers can take the shuttle to campus. Oxford Police want to remind everyone to put valuables in the trunk and lock your cars.

After the game: be cautious of police officers directing traffic in the road at the intersection of Jackson Ave and Highway 278. Hathorn Road will not be able to exit at Chucky Mullins; you must go to West Jackson Avenue. Old Taylor Road traffic must take Belk Blvd. to South Lamar.

Please watch for officers in roadways and pedestrians exiting the game. Fixed routes will continue until traffic is flowing freely. The Local Voice Ligature

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