Republican presidential candidate , and Temple Terrace residents not attending the event are encouraged to avoid the area.
“Please plan your travels in anticipation of heavy traffic during this time, expect delays, and avoid the area unless your activities require otherwise,” a press release from Lt. Chris Daniel, public information officer for the Police Department, states.
Heavy traffic is expected on Fowler and Fletcher avenues, as well as Bull Run, Alumni Drive, Sycamore Drive, Collins Boulevard and Maple Drive on campus, according to the release. The congestion created by this event could influence traffic in surrounding communities as well.
Traffic is expected to be extremely heavy in the entire southeastern quadrant of the USF campus with as many as 14,000 people attending the event, the release states. It is anticipated that all parking in that area of campus will be filled by attendees beginning as early as 9 a.m. and extending through the end of the event sometime after 5 p.m.
“As always, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to keep the USF community safe,” the release states.
“We will show our support for Dr. Paul to all the delegates leaving the event (and for the Media also),” the event description reads.
Are you going to the rally on Sunday or attending the 3-day festival? If not, how will you plan ahead to avoid traffic jams? Tell us in the comments.