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Heavy Traffic Expected in Newark’s East Ward, Harrison Due to Women’s Soccer Tournament Sunday

Police officials in Newark announced that drivers at Market Street and Raymond Boulevard are likely to experience heavy traffic due to the Women’s “SheBelieves” Soccer Cup to be held Sunday, March 8th at Red Bull Arena in Harrison.

Police say the event is expected to draw large crowds, with heavy traffic anticipated near the Jackson Street Bridge, connecting Harrison and Newark, before the start time at 11 a.m. and afterwards at 9 p.m.

Drivers are urged to plan alternate routes.

Officials thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this event.

Police also urges anyone with information regarding any criminal or suspicious activities to call the Department'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.