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Pittsburgh Pirates announce traffic, parking and gate policy information in preparation for the Ed Sheeran concert at PNC Park

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced traffic, parking and gate policy information in connection with the Ed Sheeran concert hosted at PNC Park this Saturday, September 29. All gates open to the general public at 5:30 p.m.

Road Closures

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced traffic, parking and gate policy information in connection with the Ed Sheeran concert hosted at PNC Park this Saturday, September 29. All gates open to the general public at 5:30 p.m.

Road Closures

• The North Shore Drive from Tony Dorsett Drive to Mazeroski Way and Mazeroski Way from North Shore Drive to West General Robinson will remain closed to traffic until 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 30.

• The Clemente Bridge and Federal Street will be closed on Saturday, September 29, starting at 10 a.m. • Allegheny Avenue south of Reedsdale Street and Dorsett Drive south of Reedsdale Street may be closed by Police prior to 6 p.m. and at various other times as dictated by traffic. North Shore Parking All lots on the North Shore will open at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Absolutely no queuing of vehicles will be permitted prior to lots opening. Alco Parking Corporation is committed to creating an enjoyable parking experience for all fans. To provide visitors the safest and most enjoyable tailgating experience, all guests are asked to be aware of the following PARKING LOT CODE OF CONDUCT. Guests must follow the directions of parking lot staff and park within the space designated for personal use. Extra spaces WILL NOT BE SOLD. Tailgating is to be contained to the paid space only.

• Solicitation, commercial or otherwise, is prohibited.

• The sale of food and alcohol is prohibited.

• Glass containers are prohibited.

• Tents are prohibited.

• Personal port-a-johns are prohibited.

• Furniture is prohibited (other than folding lawn chairs & tables).

• Limos, RVs, motorhomes and any other oversized vehicles are prohibited.

• Guests must comply with city police who will patrol all parking areas to keep the aisles clear and to enforce regulations.

• Guests will be asked to go into the concert no later than 8 p.m.

• Guests are asked to leave the parking areas no later than 1 hour following the end of the concert. Guests are responsible for their conduct. Failure to comply with the parking lot code of conduct will result in immediate City of Pittsburgh Police intervention.

All guests entering the North Shore lots will be provided with trash and recycling bags and are asked to please place all trash and recycling in the provided bags. Additional trash bins will be available in lots for guests to dispose of their trash.

Alternative Parking

Fans not holding Pre-Sold parking passes and arriving after 7 p.m., are encouraged to park in the Golden Triangle. Parking in the Golden Triangle is available for the concert for just $5 in the Parking Authority Garages. Check for space availability via iPhone (ParkPGH); Mobile (m.parkpgh.org); SMS/Text and Voice (412-423-8980).

Concert goers can utilize the free "T" service offered by the Port Authority from the four Golden Triangle stations, as well as the Allegheny Station outside of Heinz Field, to the North Side Station just outside of PNC Park's Peoples Gas Home Plate Gate. To accommodate the increased traffic, the "T" will utilize additional trains throughout the evening and riders are reminded there are no open containers permitted on the trains.

Other available parking includes:

• Station Square and ride the Gateway Clipper Shuttles - The Gateway Clipper will take fans directly to PNC Park from this location. Children six-years-of-age and under are free.

• South Hills "T" Lots (for FREE) and ride the "T" to the North Side "T" Station just outside of PNC Park's Peoples Gas Home Plate Gate.

• Parking west of Allegheny Avenue includes the:

o Carnegie Science Lots;

o Ridge Avenue Lots;

o Fulton Avenue Lot (This lot is located on the north side of the West End Bridge);

o Rivers Casino Garage (Due to Rivers Casino policy, everyone in the vehicle must be 21 years or older to enter the garage).

• Nova Center (Allegheny Center)

PNC Park Gate Policy

Concert ticket holders looking for dining prior to the Ed Sheeran concert can now make reservations at the PNC Park Jim Beam Left Field Lounge, the lounge will open at 5 p.m., 30 minutes prior to all gates at PNC Park opening at 5:30 p.m. Large bags or backpacks of any kind will not be allowed inside the ballpark, with the exception of small personal bags such as a purse, clutch, medical supply and baby bags. All bags will be subject to search upon entering the ballpark.

Concert goers will not be permitted to bring bottles, cans, plastic containers, coolers or any food or beverage items into the ballpark. Cameras, recording devices, laser pens, fireworks or weapons of any kind will also not be allowed into the ballpark.

Tickets and Tour Merchandise

Guests are reminded to only purchase concert tickets from authorized ticket dealers; only authorized tickets will be honored for the concert. Official artist and tour merchandise will be available both outside and inside the ballpark. Once guests have entered PNC Park they will not be permitted to leave the ballpark and re-enter.

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