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Pirates Opening Day: What to know before you go

It’s Pirates Opening Day!

Friday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles will start at 4:12 p.m., with gates opening at 2:12 p.m. The Pirates encourage all fans to be in their seats by 3:30 p.m. for the pregame ceremony.

Getting there may prove to be a bit tricky, as some roads remain closed due to flooding.

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Starting at 2 p.m., Pittsburgh Regional Transit will run trains on the Red and Blue. There will be increased service after the game.

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The Gateway Clipper shuttle will not run through the weekend due to flooding.

As for parking, it’s a weekday, so workday traffic will be an issue. The Alco lots open four hours before the game and are cashless.

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The Roberto Clemente Bridge will be open to pedestrian traffic. The bridge reopened at the beginning of the year after having been closed for a maintenance project.

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