Travel and Directions
Information on the Prospect Mountain Project and
restrictions during the Spiedie Fest weekend (Aug 2nd to Aug
Traffic patterns and ramp closures that are currently in
place on I81 / NY 17 will be the same during SpiedieFest. During
the SpiedieFest weekend, there will be no short term closures on
local roads within our project limits. Any work that will
necessitate a short term lane closure on I81 or NY 17 will be
completed by noon on Friday (8/2).
PARKING/TRAVELING TO THE FESTIVAL/SHUTTLE SERVICE
Parking for the festival is at Broome Community College (BCC) located on Front Stret just north of Exit 5 off I-81. Traffic can also access BCC from Exit 6 off I-81.
PLEASE NOTE: On-site parking is not available at Otsiningo Park.
COST: $5.00 per vehicle which includes continual shuttle bus service from BCC to Otsiningo Park throughout the weekend as follows:
Friday 2:00 pm to 10:30
Saturday 8:00 am to 10:30 pm
Sunday 8:00 am to 10:30 pm
HANDICAPPED PARKING is available at BCC.
bus fee for those not parking at BCC will be $5.00 per group.
- $5.00 parking fee is an additional charge and is not included in the button/admission fee for Spiedie Fest.
- Parking for morning balloon launches is available free of charge at Roosevelt School across the bridge within walking distance to the park. There are no shuttle buses from this area.
ADDITIONAL HIGHWAY/NEIGHBORHOOD ROAD INFO
Motorists should be advised that the ramp from Route 11/Front Street accessing I-81 northbound (interchange 5) will be closed. The traveling public is advised to use interchanges 4 or 6 to access I-81 northbound.
Variable message boards will be placed on the major approaches to Ostiningo Park on I-81 (N&S) and I-88 (Westbound connector) advising motorists that no stopping or parking will be allowed along the shoulders of these major highways.
In addition, no public parking will be available along Front & Bevier Streets. Parked vehicles within these areas will be towed. In order to accommodate pedestrian traffic, lane & shoulder closures will exist along Bevier Street. Motorists are asked to use extreme caution while traveling along Bevier Street due to the expected pedestrian traffic.
Please help us keep this family event safe for everyone.