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State Troopers on patrol during Husker game days

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Posted at 10:19 AM, Aug 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-30 11:19:41-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Nebraska State Troopers will be on patrol during Husker football home games this season to help fans travel safely.

Troopers will be on the road, in the air, and on the radio to help you during your commute. As the season kicks off tomorrow, the Nebraska State Patrol has some reminders for fans headed to games.

- Captain Sean Caradori asks fans to consider taking alternate routes into Lincoln. With an early kickoff time for the first game, traffic will be heavy in the morning hours tomorrow, especially on the interstate. Captain Caradori encourages fans to take Highway 6 into Lincoln from the east and Rosa Parks Way via Highway 77 from the west.
- With more than 100,000 fans expected to be in or around Memorial Stadium each Saturday game day, troopers will conduct special enforcement operations to ease traffic congestion and reduce potential for serious crashes due to increased traffic volume.
- NSP’s Aviation Support Division will fly with the NSP Helicopter before and after each game to assist troopers and local law enforcement on the ground. Fans can hear traffic reports and information from Trooper Dave Nelson during pregame and postgame radio broadcasts on the Husker Sports Network.
- Anyone who observes a reckless driver or anyone in need of non-emergency roadside assistance can call the Nebraska State Patrol Highway Helpline at *55 from a cell phone or 800-525-5555 from any phone. Motorists should report any emergencies to 911.