Emergency exercise at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium scheduled for Thursday

Published: July 27 2015


WHAT: University of Florida emergency exercise 

WHEN: Thursday, July 30, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: In and around Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at the University of Florida

WHO: The exercise will involve volunteers with simulated injuries, law enforcement agencies, fire departments and other public safety personnel. UF police officers will be stationed in and around the exercise area to help direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic.  Public safety vehicles will be stationed near the south side of the stadium.


Important Impacts and Times

  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Access
    • The stadium will be closed from 7 a.m. to noon.
    • Pedestrian traffic outside the southeast corner of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium around Gate 16 will be limited between 7 a.m. and noon.
    • All University Athletic Association Administrative offices, University of Florida offices in Stadium West, Gator Ticket Office and the Heavener Football Complex main entrance will remain accessible.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Maj. Brad Barber, 352-494-6068, wbarber@ufl.edu