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Bus route will change for Livingstone-J.C. Smith game Oct. 3

The Salisbury Transit Service will reroute the Salisbury Mall/Livingstone College bus route on Saturday, Oct. 3, to provide transportation to and from the Commemorative Classic Football Game.
Livingstone College and Johnson C. Smith University will celebrate the 117th anniversary of America’s first black college football game as the rivals take the field at 1 p.m., at Alumni Memorial Stadium on the Livingstone College Campus.
Campus pre-game activities are scheduled to commence at approximately 11 a.m. City buses will operate from 8:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. and routes will start and end at the Salisbury Transit Transfer site, Depot Street between East Innes and Council Street.
The Salisbury Mall/Livingstone College bus route will be rerouted along the following roadways with approximate arrival times as outlined below:
The revised route will not travel behind Livingstone College or use Standish Street, Partee Street, Old Plank Road or Marsh Street
The revised route will use Brenner Avenue and stop at the corner of Brenner Avenue and Standish Street (approximately 5 minutes after the hour)
The revised route will travel to and proceed right onto Horah Street and stop at the following cross streets at the approximated minutes past each hour as outlined below:
– Messner Street (6 minutes after the hour)
– Grim Street (7 minutes)
– Partee Street (8 minutes)
– Lloyd Street (9 minutes)
– Institute Street (10 minutes)
– S. West Street (11 minutes)
– S. Craig Street (12 minutes)
– S. Caldwell Street (13 minutes)
– Ellis Street (14 minutes)
In celebration of the Commemorative Classic event, the Salisbury Transit System will offer free fare for college students with ID, children under 18 years, senior citizens and those who are disabled.
City transit routes will return to normal schedule on Monday, Oct. 5. For more information regarding the Commemorative Classic Football Game or to secure tickets, please visit www.commemorativeclassic.com or call 704-636-6589.
For more information regarding the Salisbury Transit System, please visit www.salisburync.gov/transit or call 704-638-5252 .

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