Free parking for OpSail2012 Connecticut is available in a series of designated satellite lots, with shuttle service to Fort Trumbull, City Pier and State Pier. The satellite lots and their drop off/pickup points are:
New London High School, 490 Jefferson Ave.; Destination: Fort Trumbull
Waterford High School, 20 Rope Ferry Road; Destination: Fort Trumbull
Crystal Mall, 850 Hartford Turnpike, Waterford; Destination: Fort Trumbull
Ocean State Job Lot, 128 Boston Post Road, Waterford; Destination: Fort Trumbull
Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London; Destination: Union Station, City Pier, Waterfront Park
Yellow school buses will take visitors to and from the lots from 8 a.m.-11 p.m.today and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Blue SEAT buses will loop between Waterfront Park/Union Station, Fort Trumbull, State Pier and the courthouse on the corner of Huntington and State.
Street closings in New London
Saturday, 6 a.m. through Sunday, 7 p.m.
State Street between Eugene O'Neill Drive and Bank Street
Bank Street between Tilley and State streets
South Water Street: Traffic flow on South Water Street will be reversed (northbound). Only emergency vehicles, delivery vehicles, business owners (east side of Bank Street), Amtrak and Fishers Island traffic will be allowed to use this street.
This location will have control-access points at Trumbull Street at Nameaug Street and East Street at Walbach Street. Only authorized vehicles going to Fort Trumbull will be allowed past these points.
Walbach Street will be limited to parking on the south side of the street only. Signs will be posted.
State police troopers will be at the intersection of State Pier Road and Crystal Avenue. Only authorized vehicles will be allowed access to the State Pier and state boat launch.
Eugene O'Neill Drive, between Gov. Winthrop Boulevard and Tilley Street, will be closed Saturday night between 6 and 11.
Eugene O'Neill Drive will be closed from Gov. Winthrop Boulevard to State Street on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. for a road race.
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