Best Traffic Routes announced

City Police and LSU Police have listed the best traffic routes for motorists driving to Tiger Stadium for LSU football games. To report traffic problems, call LSU Police at (225) 578-3231.


If approaching the stadium from the north, use either River Road, Nicholson Drive, Highland Road or Dalrymple Drive. From these routes, parking will be available north of the stadium, on Nicholson Drive near the Carl Maddox Fieldhouse, at Kirby Smith dormitory lots off Aster and Roosevelt Streets, and at the Pleasant Hall lots on Dalrymple Drive.

If approaching the stadium from east or south, use either College Drive, Acadian/Stanford exit, Highland Road or Burbank Drive and Nicholson Drive. Parking for those using these routes is available on Nicholson Drive Extension south of the stadium, off Nicholson Drive by the baseball stadium, on Skip Bertman Drive near the Mississippi River and at lots in the vicinity of the John M. Parker Coliseum.

Fans coming from the south on Nicholson Drive or Burbank will be routed to Gourrier Lane, then River Road and onto Skip Bertman Drive. Ninety minutes prior to kickoff, police will direct one-way traffic only toward Tiger Stadium on Highland Road from Lee Drive, on West Lakeshore Drive from Stanford, on Nicholson Drive Extension from Parker Boulevard and on Dalrymple Drive from the I-10 overpass.


After the game, southbound traffic from the stadium will be directed onto Nicholson Drive, Burbank Drive or to River Road. Fans going south on Burbank Drive from the stadium after the game will be able to get to Highland Road or Nicholson Drive at Gardere Lane only. Fans going south on Nicholson Drive from the campus are advised by authorities that two-lane, one-way traffic will converge into one lane south of Jennifer Jean.

After the game, northbound traffic west of Tiger Stadium will be directed onto Nicholson Drive or to River Road. Northbound traffic east of Tiger Stadium will be directed onto Highland Road.

Fans are encouraged to refer to page 80 and the fold-out map inside the back cover of the LSU Fan Guide delivered with their season tickets for detailed information on exit routes, or to log onto

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