Police announce traffic flow change for UAPB Homecoming events

Because of the heavy traffic anticipated following Homecoming events at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff on Saturday, Oct. 19, police will be changing the normal traffic flow at Golden Lion Stadium.

When the game is over, all traffic on University Drive (U.S. 79B) will only be allowed to go one way south toward Martha Mitchell Expressway (U.S. 65B), according to a news release Wednesday. All traffic on L.A. “Prexy” Davis Drive will only be allowed to go one way south to Pullen Street, then west on Pullen Street.

Anyone needing to pick up someone at the stadium should be there at least 30 minutes prior to the end of the game. No one will he allowed to go north on University Drive after the conclusion of the game.

Any person needing to get to their residence or job west of University Drive should access the area from Dollarway Road to Rhinehart Road.