This just in from the USGA:

2009 U.S. OPEN TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING PLAN
MONDAY TRAFFIC INFORMATION

All general spectators attending Monday’s conclusion of the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage should utilize free championship parking located at Jones Beach State Park or utilize the LIRR’s extended service to the Farmingdale Train Station. From Jones Beach, the USGA will provide complimentary shuttle buses that will run continuously from 6 a.m. through the conclusion of the championship.

Local residents wishing to be dropped off at the championship should utilize the taxi/limo/passenger drop area, located at the Nassau County Fire Service Academy on Winding Road.

All guidelines and road closings put in place for the Championship will be continued through the conclusion of play. They are:

-Bethpage State Park will be closed for normal activities.

-The following will be completely closed to motorists through Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 a.m.:

  • Round Swamp Road, inside Bethpage State Park between Quaker Meeting House Road and Winding Road
  • Entrances to Bethpage State Park at Central Avenue, Quaker Meeting House Road, and east of the Bethpage State Parkway Traffic Circle
  • -The following will be closed daily from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, June 22:

  • The entire Bethpage State Parkway (BSP) from Southern State Parkway (SSP) and Bethpage State Park, (Associated BSP entrance ramps will be closed at Boundary Avenue, NY Route 24, Central Avenue, Powell Avenue/Plainview Road, SSP westbound to BSP northbound, SSP eastbound to BSP northbound, SSP eastbound to Linden Street, and Linden Street to SSP and BSP)
  • Powell Avenue/Plainview Road east of Stymus Avenue
  • Quaker Meeting House Road between Round Swamp Road and Merritt Road
  • Round Swamp Road between Lois Lane and Winding Road
  • Winding Road between Bethpage Sweet Hollow Road and Round Swamp Road (limited to local businesses and traffic accessing the taxi/limo/passenger drop)
  • -“No Parking” restrictions will continue on Monday, June 22 on all major streets near Bethpage State Park. They include the following roads:

  • Melville Road between NY State Route 110 and Main Street
  • All of Powell Place
  • All of Bethpage Road
  • Secatogue Avenue between Melville Road to Eastern Parkway
  • Winding Road between Bethpage Sweet Hollow Road and Round Swamp Road
  • -Due to the recent weather conditions, championship parking lots D, F and R will remained closed. Those with parking passes for these lots should proceed to Jones Beach.

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