Spring Training traffic advisory
Spring Training traffic advisory:
Opening day (today) Friday, Feb. 21: The Red Sox will host Northeastern University at 1:05 p.m. while the Twins will host the University of Minnesota at 6:05 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 29: The Red Sox will host the New York Yankees at 1:05 p.m. and the Twins will host the Pirates at 6:05 p.m.
Saturday, March 21: The Twins will host the Yankees at 1:05 p.m. and the Red Sox will host the Orioles at 6:05 p.m.
The DOT operations center has special programming for traffic-signal timing to help keep vehicles moving. The county’s traffic specialists also coordinate with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the baseball teams.
The Boston Red Sox train at JetBlue Park, 11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers, and the Minnesota Twins train about six miles away at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, 14100 Ben C. Pratt/Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers.