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Freakfest Street Closures

October 24, 2016 9:02 AM

Streets crossing State Street will begin closing at 5:00 p.m. for Freakfest on Saturday, October 29th.  Lake Street, Gilman Street, Johnson Street, and Dayton Street will all close at 5:00 p.m.   Gorham Street will stay open until 6:00 p.m. in order to allow UW football traffic to the Camp Randall area for the Nebraska v. Wisconsin game which has a 6:00 p.m. kickoff.  Streets will be closed until approximately 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 30th.  A map of the closures is located here.  
From approximately 8:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m., Madison Police will set up traffic turning restrictions at the intersection of South Bassett Street and West Washington Avenue in order to create a Johnson Street detour for the traffic exiting the UW football game.


Event gates will be open from 7:00 p.m. until the 1:30 a.m.
All bikes will be removed from the entire length of State Street on Saturday. 



Visit the following link for event maps and additional information.


Have a safe and exciting Halloween Weekend.

Capt. Carl Gloede

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