Much like Game 1 of the Islanders' series against the Penguins, Sunday's Game 3 will be a headache for fans. At least getting there will be.
With the Long Island Marathon set for Sunday as well, there are a number of road closures in place. The game is scheduled for noon and doors will open at 10:30 a.m. The Islanders have advised fans to allow for extra time to get to Nassau Coliseum because of the closures, listed below.
|Charles Lindbergh Boulevard||5 a.m.||9:30 a.m.|
|Merrick Avenue (north of Hempstead Turnpike)||7:30 a.m.||9:45 a.m.|
|Old Country Road (Post Avenue to School Street)||7:45 a.m.||10 a.m.|
|School Street (Old Country Road to Railroad Avenue)||7:45 a.m.||10 a.m.|
|Salisbury Park Drive (closed southbound only)||7:45 a.m.||10:30 a.m.|
|Railroad Avenue||7:45 a.m.||10 a.m.|
|Post Avenue (Railroad Avenue to Jericho Turnpike)||8 a.m.||10:30 a.m.|
|Jericho Turnpike* (Post Avenue to Brush Hollow Road)||8 a.m.||11 a.m.|
|Brush Hollow Road**||8:15 a.m.||11:30 a.m.|
|Carman Avenue (Old Country Road to Nottingham Road)||8:15 a.m.||2 p.m.|
|Wantagh Parkway||7 a.m.||2 p.m.|
Other closures include:
-Northern State Parkway exits to Post Avenue and Wantagh Parkway, and all exits and entrances to and from Wantagh Parkway will be closed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
-Meadowbrook Parkway exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Boulevard (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits (M4) will be closed from 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
-The Merrick Avenue entrance to Eisenhower Park Boulevard will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., but is subject to earlier closure.
The Hempstead Turnpike entrance to Eisenhower Park Boulevard will remain open all day, but there will be no through traffic from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
*The westbound side of Jericho Turnpike and **Brush Hollow Road, south of Wantagh Parkway, will remain open.