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Game 3 Travel Information

Per the New York Islanders website:

Game 3 of the New York Islanders Conference Quartfinal series against the Pittsburgh Penguins is scheduled for 12 p.m. on Sunday, May 5. With a sellout crowd, heightened security and road closures due to the RxR Long Island Marathon, please allow additional time for travel to Nassau Coliseum.

Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. for the noon puck drop.

All roadways surrounding the Coliseum will be open from 10 a.m. on. If you are planning to come prior to 10 a.m., please make note of the following:

The only road closure adjacent to the Nassau Coliseum will be Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, which will reopen at 9:30 a.m. For your convenience, we have listed all of the Long Island Marathon closures to compare with your route to the game. We invite you to arrive early and enjoy the Islanders Fanfest on the box office plaza beginning at 10am. We look forward to seeing all 16,170 strong for the opening faceoff!

BELOW IS A LIST OF ROAD CLOSING AND OPENING TIMES:

Road Closes Reopens
Charles Lindbergh Blvd. 5:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Merrick Avenue (north of Hempstead Tpke.) 7:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m.
Old Country Road (Post Ave. to School St.) 7:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
School Street (Old Country Road to Rail Road Ave.) 7:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Salisbury Park Drive (closed southbound only) 7:45 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Railroad Avenue 7:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Post Avenue (Railroad Ave. to Jericho Tpke.)  8:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Jericho Turnpike* (Post Ave. to Brush Hollow Rd.) 8:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
Brush Hollow Road** 8:15 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Carman Avenue (Old Country Road to Nottingham Rd.) 8:15 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Wantagh Parkway 7:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.

Other Closures:
•Northern State Parkway EXITS to Post Avenue and Wantagh Parkway 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM
•All exits and entrances to and from Wantagh Parkway will be closed 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM
•Meadowbrook Parkway exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits (M4) will be closed from 5:30 AM – 10:00 AM
•Eisenhower Park Blvd Merrick Avenue Entrance will be closed 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM (subject to earlier closure)
•Eisenhower Park Blvd Hempstead Tpke. Entrance will remain open all day.  NO THROUGH TRAFFIC 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

*Westbound side of Jericho Turnpike to remain open
** Brush Hollow Road, south of Wantagh Parkway, to remain open

DUE TO ENHANCED SECURITY MEASURES, SOME OF THESE ROADS MAY CLOSE EARLIER THAN THE TIMES POSTED ABOVE

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Christian Arnold Covers the New York Islanders for New York Hockey Journal, as well as contributes to SNY's Islanders Point Blank. He also founded Islanders Hockey Blog back in 2009 and has written for various online publications.

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