CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Kirby Avenue will close at 11 a.m. Friday and remain closed until about an hour after the Friday night Fighting Illini football game at Memorial Stadium.
Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. Parking lots open at their normal time at 7 a.m.
Aside from the closure of Kirby Avenue, other football traffic patterns near the stadium will begin at approximately 4 p.m.
Police are requesting that motorists who are not attending the football game use an alternate route if possible to avoid Memorial Stadium during their commute on Friday after 4 p.m.
For more gameday information, including directions, additional parking information and other services, visit the Fighting Illini football website.
The University of Illinois Police Department appreciates everyone’s patience and assistance in making the gameday atmosphere an accommodating and enjoyable experience for campus community members, fans and visitors.