Interested in watching tonight’s preseason game?
Well, if you don’t have tickets to Lambeau Field for 2012s first game at the iconic stadium, here’s a primer for what you may want to know.
But if you are going, you might want to check out the weather conditions first: In fact, if you’re heading to the stadium very early – like this morning or early afternoon – you might want to bring an umbrella. And then don’t forget to pack a Packers sweatshirt or sweater because by game time it looks like it will be a bit chilly.
For more information on the weather, check it out here.
On the road
And did you know there is construction on Hwy. 41. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has provided the following nicely put together list for those who may be on the road to Green Bay tonight. Check it out:
Packer travel advisoryRoad construction update in Northeast Wisconsin(Green Bay) The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region is reminding motorists heading to Lambeau Field on Thursday, August 16 for the Green Bay Packers / Cleveland Browns football game that the road construction season continues on most major roads in Northeast Wisconsin. While most projects will stop and two lanes of traffic will be open, drivers might still encounter road conditions in the work zones that could cause backups.WisDOT strongly recommends motorists allow themselves additional time to reach their destinations.Here is a list of the major roads in northeast Wisconsin most Packers fans will be traveling and the road conditions they should anticipate:US 41· Brown County – drivers will encounter 11-foot travel lanes and reduced shoulders in multiple locations along a 10-mile segment of highway. The speed limit is reduced to 55 mph from just south of Scheuring Road to Memorial Drive.· Winnebago County – a majority of 12 miles of highway, from 9th Avenue to Breezewood Lane, has restricted shoulders, 11-foot travel lanes and reduced speed limits in both directions.WIS 29· Brown County – motorists traveling on WIS 29 will have to drive on 11-foot traffic lanes with reduced shoulders on five miles of highway from County FF to US 41. These restrictions affect both eastbound and westbound traffic lanes.WIS 54· Brown County – the WIS 54 and Seminary Road intersection has been reconfigured during roundabout construction that could slow traffic and cause backups at this location.I-43/Leo Frigo Bridge· Brown County – traffic on I-43 at the Leo Frigo Bridge is reduced to a single lane with speeds reduced to 55 mph in both directions over a 3.5-mile segment of the highway.
Game on the tube/RadioOk, so now for those who will be gathering together for beers, chips, brats and the like and watching the game on the big screen, here’s information you may want to be sure you take a look at:
Packer vs. BrownsWHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16
WHERE: Lambeau Field
TV: State – check out a list of all the stations here
If you’re listening on the radio? Here’s a list