Normal Police announcing a change in traffic flow ahead of Tailgate N’ Tallboys festival

This is the first year for the festival in Bloomington at the Interstate Center. (Photo courtesy: Tailgate N’ Tallboys/Facebook)

By Blake Haas

NORMAL – Normal Police are changing the flow of traffic on various roads as thousands visit the twin cities for the upcoming Tailgate N’ Tallboys music festival.

From Thursday through Saturday, from 2 p.m. – to 12 a.m., all festival traffic needs to enter Eastbound on College Av. from Rivian Motorway.

In addition, westbound traffic will be blocked at Wylie Dr. and diverted southbound.

Authorities are also requiring all festival traffic to enter off of College Ave.

This is the first year for the festival in Bloomington at the Interstate Center.

The concert series, previously held in Peoria, brought an estimated $5.1 million into the local economy.

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