New Year’s Eve Traffic Alert

gallery-imageNew Year’s Eve celebrations are expected to draw crowds estimated close to 180,000. Crowds will fill Downtown beginning at 10 a.m. until past the midnight Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta.

Events scheduled on NYE include the Chick-fil-A Bowl parade on Peachtree Street at 12:30 p.m. and the bowl game that evening between Auburn and Virginia at the Georgia Dome.

The festivities also include the annual Peach Drop, with events starting at Underground Atlanta at 10 a.m. Traffic will be restricted around the area beginning at 4 p.m.

A pedestrian corridor will be set up around Underground Atlanta and bag checks will be conducted beginning at 5 p.m. for security purposes.

It’s strongly encouraged to not drive and take alternative transportation.  Stay safe and Happy New Year!