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Transportation & Traffic

Parking will be extremely limited in the Sports Complex area. Fans are highly encouraged to make transportation plans in advance and ARRIVE EARLY to avoid traffic congestion.

Parking & Traffic Tips from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

  • Fans without pre-paid parking passes should use general parking. As in past years, JSO anticipates that general public parking in the Sports Complex area will fill up five hours prior to kickoff and lots open at 6 a.m. Private lots near the stadium fill up just as fast. 
  • Arrive early. The stadium gates open at 1:30 p.m. At 1:30 p.m. the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office’s focus will shift to pedestrian traffic. Vehicle traffic to the stadium should expect delays.
  • Sign boards will be up on major roadways throughout the city with parking information. 
  • Stay up-to-date on traffic conditions.

For Live Game Day Traffic Updates
 (10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014)

Two options for your convenience:
• Follow JSO's live traffic tweets at #GAFL14 #FLGA14

• Drivers can hear the live traffic updates on JSO’s “Audio Traffic Jacksonville” mobile app
   (Available free on Android and iOS)

Street Closures and Traffic Pattern

Hogan Street from Water Street to the St. Johns River
Closed: Thursday, Oct. 30 at 8 a.m. through Sunday, Nov. 2 at 11 p.m.

Pearl Street from Water Street to the St. Johns River
Closed: Thursday, Oct. 30 at 8 a.m. through Sunday, Nov. 2 at 11 p.m.

Sister Cities from Hogan Street to the cul-de-sac
Closed: Thursday, Oct. 30 at 8 a.m. through Sunday, Nov. 2 at 11 p.m.

Independent Drive from Hogan Street East to Laura Street
Closed: Friday, Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 2 at 11 p.m.
Traffic will detour north on Hogan Street to Forsyth Street to Main Street.

Coastline Drive from the Jacksonville Landing to Newnan Street
Closed: Thursday, Oct. 30 at 8 a.m. through Sunday, Nov. 2 at 11 p.m.

Bay Street from Liberty Street to A. Phillip Randolph Boulevard
Closed: Thursday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. through Saturday, Nov. 1 early morning.

All bridges are scheduled to be open during Georgia-Florida weekend. However, keep in mind the Friday-night closure of Bay Street and consider accessing Downtown then via Mathews Bridge, Hart Bridge, Martin Luther King Parkway and Union Street.

Traffic Patterns
Message boards will be placed throughout the entertainment footprint, displaying parking information during the event weekend. Please refer to these boards for specific instructions on parking, not your navigation systems. 
Bay Street:9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, the lane indicators will shift to pre-game pattern of three eastbound lanes and one westbound lane on Bay Street from Ocean Street to the Sports Complex Area.

Below are transportation options to accommodate fans coming to downtown Jacksonville for the big game and surrounding activities: 

JTA Game Day Stadium Shuttle Service - Park-n-Ride

Saturday, November 1
11:30 a.m. – 1 hour post-game

Downtown Park-n-Ride lot locations:
Skyway Convention Center: Roundtrip $7
Located at the Skyway Convention Center stop on Bay Street (across from the Prime Osborn Convention Center), patrons have complimentary parking, paying only to ride round-trip, non-stop service to the stadium.

Kings Avenue Parking Garage: Roundtrip $7
In the San Marco area, the Kings Avenue Parking Garage offers convenient parking facilities. Patrons can access this location from I-95 and numerous other arteries. Enjoy complimentary parking and ride round-trip, non-stop service to the stadium.

Bay Street (between Laura and Hogan streets): Roundtrip $7
Adjacent to The Jacksonville Landing. No parking provided

Southbank Hotels: Roundtrip $7
Fans staying at hotels on the Southbank should take the complimentary Skyway to the Central Station and catch the Hogan Street Shuttle  and ride round-trip, non-stop service at The Jacksonville Landing to the game.

Other Suburban Park-n-Ride locations:
Southside (J. Turner Butler & Philips Hwy.): Roundtrip $12
Patrons coming from the Southside enjoy complimentary parking and ride the shuttle's round-trip, non-stop service from J. Turner Butler Blvd. and Philips Highway just off I-95 to the game.
Beaches - Wingate Park (501 Penman Rd. S): Roundtrip $12
Patrons park free and ride the shuttle round-trip, non-stop service between the beaches and the stadium.

Shuttle drop off locations
Kings Avenue, Beaches and JTB Park-n-Ride lot locations will use Lot B located east of the stadium across Haines Street between Gates 3 and 4.
The Skyway Convention Center Park-n-Ride lot and The Jacksonville Landing locations will use the ramp area that is located at the north end of the stadium. This pick-up and drop off area is located on the stadium property between Gates 2 and 3.


How to purchase Shuttle Passes
Shuttle passes can be pre-purchased online at Passes can also be purchased during operational hours beginning at 11:30 a.m. at lot locations. Cash and credit/debit cards will be accepted. For more information on locations and fares, contact JTA Customer Service (904) 630-3100 or visit

Skyway Service

The Skyway is a FREE fully automated, non-polluting, state-of-the-art monorail transit system operating on an elevated and electrified dual guide way, serving seven locations on both sides of the St. Johns River.

Thursday, October 30, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, October 31, 6 a.m.- 1 a.m.
Saturday, November 1, 9 a.m.- midnight

Rosa L. Parks Transit Station (Hogan and State Streets)
Hemming Plaza (Monroe and Hogan Streets)
Central (Bay and Pearl Streets)
Convention Center (Bay and Johnson Streets)
San Marco (San Marco Boulevard and Mary Street)
Riverplace (Flagler Avenue)
Kings Avenue (Prudential Drive and Kings Avenue)

The JTA Skyway, Trolleys and Stadium Shuttle buses are wheelchair accessible.

JTA Customer Information
(904) 630-3100
TDD (904) 630-3191

Water Taxi

Take a convenient Jax River Water Taxi to your Georgia-Florida Weekend destinations.  Tickets can be purchased on-board any of our designated Water Taxi boats. 
CASH payments only.  Exact change is not required but appreciated. 

Thursday, October 31: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday, November 1: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday, November 2: 11 a.m.- 11 p.m.
Sunday, November 3: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Regular Service Fares:
- $5.00 Adult One Way  (Thursday, Friday and Sunday)

- $4.00 Children (3 – 12 Years Old)
- FREE Infants (3 Years and Under)

Game Day Fares:
- $7.00 Adult One Way
- $5.00 Children (3 – 12 Years Old)
- FREE Infants (3 Years and Under)


North Riverwalk at The Jacksonville Landing
Metropolitan Park Marina
South Riverwalk at the Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk
Southbank Riverwalk at Friendship Fountain

For more information call (904) 372-2218 or visit

GA-FL Winn-Dixie Shuttle (FREE)

Prior to game day, fans can access the free shuttle to and from the following pick-up and drop-off locations in and around downtown and the Sports Complex:
Thursday, Oct. 31 - 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.*
Friday, Nov. 1 - 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.*
*Depending on traffic flow.
o   Winn-Dixie on Market Street
o   The Jacksonville Landing (corner of Bay and Hogan streets)
o   Corner of A. Philip Randolph and Forsyth streets
o   Corner of A. Philip Randolph and Duval streets
o   Corner of Bay and Newnan streets
o   RV City presented by Winn-Dixie (Lot E)
o   Georgia-Florida Welcome Center presented by Chase
The complimentary shuttle is wheelchair accessible
*Each shuttle stop will be identified by directional signage.
** Times will vary pending traffic congestion

Metropolitan Park Marina Boat Docking - SOLD OUT

Opens Thursday, October 31 at 8 a.m.
Docking fee determined by boat size. Three-day minimum charge.
30-minute parking for unloading on Thursday and Friday only. No parking on Saturday.  

We  will begin accepting boat docking reservation forms on Tuesday, September 3. 

For more information, call the City Dockmaster (904) 630-0839 or email

Traffic Restrictions

To ensure smooth traffic flow, golf carts and motorized scooters that are not street legal will not be permitted in the Sports Complex area, surrounding parking lots or streets leading to The Jacksonville Landing. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has the right to shut down all golf carts due to traffic issues and safety concerns. Only authorized golf carts will be permitted in the area on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2. 

Marketing Activities

Unauthorized retail, commercial, marketing and promotional activities are strictly prohibited inside parking lots, tailgating areas and on city property without prior written approval (and proof of certification in the manner of a sticker, etc.) from the City of Jacksonville. All violators will be escorted off the premises by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. These regulations are applicable in parking lots owned and/or leased by the City of Jacksonville and managed by SMG.


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