ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — As you probably already know, Buffalo Bills home games bring in quite a bit of traffic on Sundays. This upcoming game is no different.
Here’s what you need to know about traffic on the day the Bills take on the Denver Broncos at New Era Field.
7:45 a.m. – Crews begin closing Abbott Road.
8 a.m. – Abbott Road closes to vehicle traffic between the entrance to Lot 4 (north end of the closure) and Lot 2 (south end of the closure). All through traffic will be diverted at that time.
9:00 a.m. – New Era Field parking lots open. Deputies will be focusing on eliminating excessive consumption of alcohol and individuals possessing glass bottles. Also, fans and tailgaters are reminded that the Fan Code of Conduct, which promotes responsible tailgating, extends to the parking lots, and that individuals need a game ticket to be in the parking lot. Any games or activities that impeded traffic flow will not be permitted.
11:30 a.m. – Stadium gates open; guests are encouraged to arrive at the gates early; people are encouraged to check the prohibited items list here.
3:30 p.m. (or sometime in the 4th quarter) – Route 20a (a.k.a. Big Tree Road) will be closed to westbound traffic from Abbott Road to the Route 219 overpass. All vehicles leaving the stadium and private lots along Rte. 20A must travel east.