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Oxford Police announce LSU game day traffic plans

Ed Orgeron and the No. 1 LSU Tigers are coming to Oxford for the final Ole Miss football home game of the season, and in preparation for a busy weekend, the Oxford Police Department announced its game day traffic plans on Friday.

Double Decker buses will begin running at 3 p.m. from the Square to campus and back at no cost to riders. The buses will run during the game and for two hours after the game ends. Fans wanting to use the free shuttles can park at mTrade Park on Old Sardis Road, the South Oxford Campus Center (old Baptist Memorial Hospital) and the Jackson Avenue Center. Shuttles will begin at 1 p.m. and will end one hour after kickoff.

Heavy traffic around Oxford is expected between 4 to 6 p.m. Visitors can also purchase a single game reserved parking pass by using the CLUTCH! app, which is available on iOS and Android devices.

Those wishing to use city taxi services to get to the game will be dropped off and picked up at the intersection of Old Taylor Road and University Avenue. No other location on city streets will be allowed for pick ups and drop offs via taxis. If one disrupts traffic, a ticket will be issued.

Backpacks or track bags are not permitted on the shuttles or inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The clear bag policy has been implemented by Ole Miss this season.

For traffic updates and more information, visit http://olemissgameday.com or listen to AM 1630, FM 93.7 and FM 105.1 on Saturday. People can also call OPD at 662-232-2400.

Ole Miss and LSU kickoff at 6 p.m. CT on Saturday.