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ALERT: Heavy Traffic Expected During VMA’s at Prudential Center in Newark

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé announces that the following streets will be closed during the below designated hours due to the Video Music Awards:

Beginning from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, August 27, 2022

· Mulberry Street between Market Street and Green Street

· Edison Place between Broad Street and McCarter Highway

· Columbia Street between Lafayette Street and Edison Place

Beginning from 9 a.m., Sunday, August 28, 2022, to 2 a.m., Monday, August 29, 2022

· Mulberry Street between Market Street and Green Street

  • Edison Place between Broad Street and McCarter Highway
  • Lafayette Street between Broad Street and McCarter highway
  • Columbia Street between Lafayette Street and Edison Place
  • Broad Street (partial northbound lane closures from Green Street to Market Street)

Drivers are advised to anticipate delays and to plan alternate routes.

Director Fragé thanks you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this event.

He also urges anyone with information regarding any criminal activities to call the Police Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS(1-877-695-8477). 

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.