University to Ave. X to be closed off during Tech game Saturday

University to Ave. X to be closed off during Tech game Saturday

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

Parts of Broadway will be closed off Saturday for the Tech game. 

The Lubbock Police Department partnered with Texas Tech's Student Government Association to Barricade Broadway. 

Broadway will be closed to traffic from University to Ave. The blockade will start at 7 p.m. and will last until 1:30 a.m. 

Police officers will be guiding for foot traffic. There will be designated areas for ride shares. No scooters or camp-outs will not be allowed. 

SGA reports this initiative's been a couple years in the making, modeled after 6th Street during UT games. 

A spokeswoman did not comment whether it's in direct response to the rioting back in March during the Final Four.

 

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